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14 November 2014
Anti-corruption whistleblowers have never been as protected and rewarded as they are today. China and India have recently followed the United States' lead in enacting legislation to protect whistleblowers. The United States also rewards whistleblowers with...
10 November 2014
The U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced that it has reached a settlement with manufacturers of medium-density fiberboard ("MDF") for alleged illegal pre-merger coordination, often referred to as "gun-jumping," in violation...
5 November 2014
Transparency International (TI) publishes a Bribe Payer's Index (BPI) which provides help to companies seeking to accurately assess the risk of doing business in Asia Pacific or with a partner from the Asia Pacific Region. The BPI provides critical additional...
21 October 2014
The SFO, the agency principally responsible for prosecuting cases under the UK Bribery Act 2010 (UKBA), has received its fair share of criticism for being perceived to lack the prosecutorial zeal displayed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) in relation to...
13 October 2014
An updated version of the Guide to Anti-corruption legislation in Asia Pacific
1 July 2014
Singapore Court of Appeal overturns High Court decision and rules that 'Sand Ban' by Indonesian authorities frustrated supply contracts (Alliance Concrete Singapore Pte Ltd v Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd  SGCA 35).
11 June 2014
The last few years have seen a turbulent time for the renewable energy sector. 2014 figures show that global investment in renewables fell in 2012 for the first time since 2009. Continuing global economic problems and uncertainty over renewable policy frameworks...
4 June 2014
Unfortunately for companies seeking a way to avoid liability in countries known for corruption, not knowing what a third party is doing on the company's behalf can be more dangerous than knowing. A company can protect itself against what it actually knows...
6 May 2014
A joint consultation paper (Paper) has been published by Australia, Korea, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand on the proposed rules and arrangements that will govern the operation of the Asia Region Funds Passport (ARFP). The ARFP will allow...
23 April 2014
A company in the midst of arbitration proceedings that discovers potential bribery related to the contract at issue faces inherently irreconcilable conflicts – does it attempt to confine the allegations within the arbitration proceeding or does it disclose...