Singapore

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...

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...

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...

Singapore: Latest AML revisions – What has changed, what is to come?

The Finance and Home Affairs Ministries and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) followed the Financial Action Task Force's 2013 publication "Guidance on National...

Singapore implements UN sanctions against Iran

The United Nations (Sanctions - Iran) Regulations 2014 ("Sanctions") was enacted and took effect on 29 September 2014. The United Nations (Sanctions...

Snapshot: Credit for antitrust compliance programs around the world

 Last week we analyzed the view of US antitrust enforcers on the existence of a compliance program when assessing the punishment for cartel violations....

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