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Failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion: The new extra-territorial UK criminal offence and its impact on Asian financial institutions
26 June 2017
The UK has enacted a new corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion by employees and other associated persons. It is highly extra-territorial, applies to financial institutions and other businesses worldwide, and can apply...
16 June 2017
The use of technology to deliver, enhance or “disrupt” financial services is transforming the sector. Whether you are an established institution upgrading the existing financial services that you offer, a new entrant launching a groundbreaking product,...
1 June 2017
The spotlight on anti-bribery and corruption compliance programmes continues to intensify as a number of countries adopt measures designed to make it easier to prosecute companies. Most significantly, France’s Sapin II law requires companies subject to the...
29 May 2017
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised one of Thailand's largest solar independent power producers, BCPG Public Company Limited, on its approximately US$28.5 million investment into a wind power project in the Philippines through an indirect...
Clifford Chance advises on first Thai Baht bond issuance by the Government Savings Bank under SEC regime
21 March 2017
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has represented KASIKORNBANK, Krung Thai Bank and CIMB Thai, acting as the lead arrangers in respect of a Thai Baht denominated bond issue in Thailand by The Government Savings Bank.
7 March 2017
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised DVB Bank SE, Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale and BNP Paribas on the financing of Korean Air Lines' first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
21 February 2017
A recent Act has amended provisions relating to the criminal liability of directors, managers and other persons responsible for a legal entity. Until recently the presumption was that directors, managers or responsible persons were criminally liable for criminal...
21 February 2017
Transparency International published its 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) on 27 January 2017, showing a mixed picture for countries in Asia Pacific, with several countries dropping drastically in their rankings from 2015, while others demonstrating marked...
Thailand: New 'BOI Plus' investment promotion incentives introduced to attract more investment and enhance competitiveness
17 February 2017
New incentives will soon be available in Thailand to attract investment in targeted industries, intended to enhance the competitiveness of the country. The National Competitiveness Enhancement Act for Targeted Industries, B.E. 2560 (2017 AD) effective since 14...
10 February 2017
A new law to prevent the financing of terrorism, known as "the Counter-Terrorism and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction Financing Act B.E. 2559 (2016)" (the “CTPF Act”) has become effective since 31 December 2016. This briefing provides...