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Compliance Trends around the World – 10 Questions for the Compliance Heads of Baker...

We asked Mini vandePol (Head of the Baker & McKenzie Global and Asia-Pacific Compliance Practice Group), Joan Meyer (Head of the North American Compliance...

Singapore High Court clarifies sentencing principles for public sector and private sector corruption

In a recent decision, the Singapore High Court clarified that in determining an appropriate sentence for corruption, the Court will take into account the...

Before Disaster Strikes: Planning for the Worst Instead of Hoping for the Best

We rarely think about emergencies before they arrive on our doorstep. Yet, the recent civil unrest in Baltimore has presented another eye-opening reminder that...

5 Essential Elements of Corporate Compliance – A Global Template

Effectively managing corporate compliance efforts in today's regulatory environment--preventing corporate officers and employee from engaging in illegal practices, while also addressing a wide array...

Singapore enhances Monetary Authority of Singapore Act to strenghten AML regime

To enhance and also align Singapore’s anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) regime with the international standards set by the...

Singapore: Corruption still possible after favorable act has already been completed

In a recent decision, the Singapore High Court held that corruption is possible even if the agent discussed the idea of a reward with...

Singapore: Compliance Review – 2014 in the Round

Singapore has, in recent years, witnessed a spate of corruption and graft cases on an unprecedented scale, involving not only high profile individuals but...

Compliance Benchmark: Quantifying the Fundamentals

Various countries and their compliance-enforcing agencies request that companies have "adequate" compliance programs and organizations. But what does that mean? One option to determine...

Asia Pacific: How U.S. FCPA And U.K. Bribery Act Impact Financial Institutions In The...

Why Should Financial Institutions, Hedge Funds And Private Equity Firms In The Asia Pacific Region Be Concerned About These Regulations In recent years, compliance...

Singapore Plans to Step Up Anti-Corruption Measures

Singapore's Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, announced a number of proposed measures to step up the country's efforts to stay free of corruption...

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