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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...
17 October 2014
A guarantor or mortgagor may legally waive their rights in favour of a creditor or assume liability for a debtor's obligations. In practice, however, creditors may not enforce the mortgage or demand performance of the debtor's obligations from the guarantor...
13 October 2014
An updated version of the Guide to Anti-corruption legislation in Asia Pacific
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...
24 July 2014
The Insurance Commission recently announced new requirements of importance to the life and non-life insurance industries in Thailand. The notifications require insurance companies to, amongst other things, set up an audit committee and to issue guidelines...
Clifford Chance advises Kasikornbank on solar rooftop financings Landmark financing paves the way for greater use of sustainable energy
7 July 2014
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised Kasikornbank on the financing of four solar PV rooftop projects developed by Gunkul Engineering Public Company Limited, the first such financings in Thailand. The projects are owned by WHA Corporation Public...
16 June 2014
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised China Mobile Limited, on its subscription of an 18% equity stake through a private placement (via its wholly-owned subsidiary China Mobile International Holdings) in True Corporation Public Company Limited,...
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...