Home Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific

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...

Malaysia: New Order on Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing

The Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing (Security Council Resolutions) (Al-Qaida and Taliban) (Amendment) Order 2014 ("Amendment Order") recently came into force...

Australia: Expansion of Sanctions relating to Russia and Ukraine

The Australian Government has released for comment the draft regulations and specification instrument to implement expanded sanctions relating to Russia and Ukraine (announced 1...

Public Prosecutor v Teo Chu Ha: Corruption despite consideration

In a recent Singapore Court of Appeal decision, it was held that a charge of corruption can be madeout even where consideration was paid...

Malaysia: Enforcement of Compounding Regulations

16 November 2014 - The Personal Data Protection Department ("PDPD") has announced its intention to enforce compounding regulations pursuant the Personal Data Protection Act...

Send this to a friend