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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...
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...
13 October 2014
An updated version of the Guide to Anti-corruption legislation in Asia Pacific
20 August 2014
Clifford Chance has advised the lead managers CLSA India Limited and J. P. Morgan India Private Limited on the approximately US$100 million Regulation S / Rule 144A qualified institutions placement of 25,000,000 equity shares at Rs.245 per...
23 June 2014
The collapse on April 24, 2013, of the garment factory in the Rana Plaza complex in Dhaka, Bangladesh, resulted in the death of more than 1,120 workers. A few months later, Nike Inc. announced its decision to sever ties with its key garment suppliers in Bangladesh,...
Indian Supreme Court confirms the limits of its jurisdiction to intervene on foreign seated arbitral award
13 June 2014
In the recent decision in Reliance Industries Limited & Anor v Union of India, the Supreme Court of India turned down the Indian government's application to set aside an UNCITRAL arbitral award against it, ruling that it must apply instead to the English...
24 March 2014
In World Sport Group (Mauritius) Ltd v MSM Satellite (Singapore) Ltd, the Supreme Court of India held that issues of fraud should properly be dealt with initially by the arbitral tribunal in accordance with the arbitration agreements entered into between the...
Two recent pro-arbitration cases from Indian courts continue the judicial trend towards recognition of arbitral independence
21 February 2014
In two pro-arbitration decisions issued only days apart, the Bombay High Court in HSBC PI Holdings (Mauritius) Ltd v Avitel Post Studioz Ltd and others and the Supreme Court of India in World Sport Group (Mauritius) Ltd v MSM Satellite (Singapore) Ltd ,...
11 February 2014
This guide contains insights into 12 Asia-Pacific jurisdictions, including Australia, Mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Japan and Singapore, reflecting the experience and reach of the firm’s regional network; a depth of expertise that empowers our clients...
31 January 2014
As the world’s largest democracy and second most populous country, India has an enormous domestic consumption base and a well-established legal system. Indian law shares basic principles of commercial law with Britain and other common law systems and all...