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Hong Kong Anti-Corruption Briefing

Hong Kong Snapshot Topic Summary Governing legislation The primary legislation governing corruption is the Prevention of Bribery...

China Anti-Corruption Briefing

China Snapshot Topic Summary Governing legislation The primary legislation governing corruption include the Criminal Law of the...

Singapore and the US Sign the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Model 1 Intergovernmental...

On 9 December 2014, the Government of Singapore and the Government of the United States signed an intergovernmental agreement ("IGA") to facilitate the implementation...

China’s Antimonopoly Law Ramping Up: Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare under the Spotlight – An Update

In November 2014, widespread press reports in China announced that Chinese competition authorities would imminently commence investigations into foreign manufacturers of medical devices for...

Hong Kong: How to respond to cybersecurity threats

Cyber attacks are a growing concern for companies around the world. Hong Kong company directors need to understand the threat, and what steps can...

OECD’s Foreign Bribery Report released: Three-fourths of cases involved intermediaries

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on December 2, 2014 released its first-ever analysis of anti-bribery on a global scale. 427 transnational...

Transparency International Launches the Latest Corruption Perceptions Index 2014 – China Loses Ground

On 3 December 2014, Transparency International ("TI") launched its latest Corruption Perceptions Index ("CPI") 2014. The CPI ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their...

How much do you value your job? Disqualification orders find their way to Australian...

First disqualification order in a competition matter The global financial crisis demonstrated that the only thing standing between most people and hardship is their...

China: Proposed amendments to the PRC Criminal Law will enhance anti-graft enforcement and increase...

China’s draft amendments to the PRC Criminal Law (“the Draft Amendments”) were released in early November for public comment (due on 3 December 2014)....

Malaysia: New Guidelines on Penalties and Leniency: some clarity, some concerns…

The Malaysian Competition Commission (MyCC) recently published its Guidelines on Financial Penalties and Guidelines on Leniency. What's new ‘at a glance’ The Guidelines...

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