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Tagged: 'Philippines'

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Asia Pacific anti-corruption rankings for 2014

10 December 2014

Publication

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...

Foreign ownership rules in the Philippines

4 December 2014

Publication

In April 2014, the Philippine Supreme Court banned three mining companies from the exploration and development of the country's natural resources for violating the 60-40 ownership limit dictated by the law. This is just one of a number of high profile cases...

ASEAN 2015 – opportunities and challenges

14 November 2014

Publication

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.

Indexing corruption in Asia Pacific

5 November 2014

Publication

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...

Is the paper tiger sharpening its teeth

21 October 2014

Publication

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...

Asia Region Funds Passport - MAS seeks feedback on proposed arrangements

6 May 2014

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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...

The Philippines: Essential tips for successful investment

25 February 2014

Publication

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...

A guide to Asia Pacific restructuring and insolvency procedures

10 August 2013

Publication

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...