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A Convenient Truth: The Court of Appeal clarifies the forum non conveniens doctrine in the era of the Singapore International Commercial Court
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • August 4 2017

Introduction The Singapore International Commercial Court ("SICC") was launched in 2015 as an alternative to international arbitration and domestic


Anti-bribery and corruption guide: Singapore
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Singapore
  • August 1 2016

Singapore’s main anti-bribery legislation, the Prevention of Corruption Act (“PCA”) covers both public and private bribery and targets both


Landmark Decision on Criminal Liability of 'Money Mule' Company Nominee Directors
  • Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC
  • Singapore
  • June 1 2017

A recent Singapore High Court decision has clarified the situations in which nominee directors can be convicted of money laundering offences in


Women in law shattering ceilings,Achieving work-life balance,getting to the top and more
  • SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
  • China, Global, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Middle East, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea
  • August 11 2016

Background checks help organizations understand who they are really doing business with. Thomson Reuters Enhanced Due Diligence Reports deliver a


Crossing borders: international arbitration insights
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • China, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • August 19 2014

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) is the world’s leading trade association for participants in the market for over the


Locally Resident Nominee Director Gets 12 Months for Not Stopping Money Laundering
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Singapore
  • July 27 2017

Abdul Ghani bin Tahir (appellant) was in the business of providing corporate secretarial services to small and medium business enterprises. As part


Singapore Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Global, Singapore
  • January 5 2017

This Act is the most significant update of the Companies Act since 1999. Various provisions came into force in 2015 (Phase 1). The rest of the


Legal Professional Privilege in Regulatory Investigations under Fire
  • Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC
  • Singapore, United Kingdom
  • July 17 2017

A recent English High Court decision has potential implications for the protections afforded by legal privilege in Singapore to companies in civil or


Corruption updates lessons and warnings from 2014
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Singapore
  • January 28 2015

2014 has been an active year for the prosecution of corruption cases. In Singapore, the Court of Appeal in PP v Teo Chu Ha 2014 4 SLR 600 and PP v


Public Prosecutor v Yeo Seow Hiong Edwin: Singapore District Court sentences accused to a total of 10 years' imprisonment for criminal breach of trust by a public servant and for forgery
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • April 22 2014

Offences concerning criminal breach of trust ("CBT") under ss 406 to 409 of the Penal Code have been described as a "sliding scale of severity". The