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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
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...
25 February 2014
Despite its central location in the Asia Pacific region, its historic ties with the United States, its large English-speaking population, low labour costs and an economy that has grown by approximately 5% over the past ten years, the Philippines has historically...
10 August 2013
Covering 13 different jurisdictions within the Asia Pacific region, the guide is intended to provide you with a resource to meet your needs whether at the start of a transaction to ensure it is structured in a way to maximise returns, or when looking to exit...
8 February 2013
Once again the Philippine Supreme Court ("SC") has changed the landscape with respect to the interpretation of foreign ownership restrictions in the Philippines. The SC has recently issued a final ruling tightening the rules on foreign investment...
Asian asset management moves into new markets and products: Industry survey reveals changing sentiments
13 July 2012
In a recently released survey of asset management professionals conducted by Clifford Chance and AsianInvestor, three key themes emerged. Asian investors are diversifying away from equities, the marked decline of Europe as a source of assets and as an investment...
3 August 2011
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised Philippines listed company, Integrated Micro-Electronics, Inc. (IMI), on an agreement with Belgium company EPIQ NV, to buy EPIQ's electronics manufacturing business in Bulgaria, Mexico and the Czech Republic....
11 July 2011
A far-reaching decision recently handed down by the Supreme Court of the Philippines in Gamboa v Finance Secretary & Ors, has changed the interpretation of the country's foreign ownership rules, and thereby left some foreign investors in the Philippines in...