GIR takes an inside-out look at the reality of doing investigations in Singapore, as well as the government’s efforts to step up enforcement.
US authorities have arrested a cryptocurrency researcher who travelled to North Korea to deliver a lecture on how digital currencies could be used to evade US sanctions.
A former in-house lawyer for Keppel Offshore, who has been described as the company’s “sacrificial lamb”, was sentenced to probation by a Brooklyn federal court for his part in a bribery scheme.
Companies in Singapore are reluctant to admit to corporate misconduct because the benefits of doing so remain unclear.
Criminal activity is becoming increasingly difficult for companies to detect as perpetrators are now more adept at avoiding a paper trail. James Thomas in Singapore.
Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency has detained the former CEO of state-owned airline in a long-running investigation into suspected corruption.
Indian authorities have opened an investigation into UK engineering company Rolls-Royce over its use of third-party agents to win contracts.
The PR bill of fugitive businessman Jho Low has tipped over $1 million as he fights against US and Malaysian charges tied to billions embezzled from Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.
UK engineering company Rolls-Royce will face trial in Indonesia after the country’s state-owned airline demand £35 million in compensation over a contract tainted by bribery allegations.
Singapore must tweak its corporate criminal liability laws to ensure companies fear prosecution enough to want to resolve bribery matters with a settlement, lawyers say.
Newly passed legislation in Singapore introducing DPAs closely follows similar legislation in the UK.