Results 1-10 of 19
10 December 2014
Transparency International recently released its always keenly awaited annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2014, just after a new bribery risk index was launched by TRACE International. The CPI has been an authoritative and valuable tool for measuring...
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...
14 November 2014
With a year to go until the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) plans to form a single economic market, Clifford Chance explores the opportunities and challenges for investors in the region.
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...
13 October 2014
An updated version of the Guide to Anti-corruption legislation in Asia Pacific
9 October 2014
Clifford Chance has advised Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd (Sime Darby Plantation), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sime Darby Berhad, on its proposed acquisition of New Britain Palm Oil Limited (NBPOL). The cash offer of £7.15 per share to acquire all the voting shares...
4 September 2014
On 25 August 2014, the ASEAN Capital Markets Forum (ACMF) announced that the ASEAN CIS Framework (Framework) for cross border offerings of collective investment schemes (CIS) is now operational in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand (member jurisdictions). Qualified...
Clifford Chance advises Telekom Malaysia on investment agreement with Green Packet and SK Telecom to develop next-generation converged communications services
16 April 2014
International law firm Clifford Chance has advised Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), a leading fixed-line and broadband provider in Malaysia, on the international aspects of its investment agreement with Green Packet Berhad, a global player in 4G devices, and SK Telecom...
25 February 2014
Malaysia has a population of over 29 million people and a rising middle class. With an educated and skilled workforce, sound infrastructure and business friendly policies, it continues to be a competitive destination for foreign investments. Malaysia attracted...