Region: Singapore

Mintz Group expands in Asia

“The acquisition provides the kind of investment to really be a leader in the region”, Mintz’s managing partner in Asia said.

06 September 2022

People News: new SEC and NCA appointments

In the latest roundup, two enforcement agencies appoint new directors, while a food processing company named a new CCO.

23 August 2022

Ex-Formula One boss denies tax fraud

British businessman Bernie Ecclestone has denied trying to conceal his ownership of an offshore trust in Singapore from the UK tax agency.

22 August 2022

Singapore charges ex-Wirecard employees

Singaporean prosecutors have charged three former Wirecard employees and a local businessman over an alleged scheme to embezzle funds from a subsidiary of the collapsed German payments company.

17 August 2022

People News: Ukraine names new head of anti-corruption office

In the latest roundup, Ukraine appoints a new lead anti-corruption prosecutor, a US law firm sets up a civil rights and racial equity audit group while a multinational brewer has hired a new CCO.

29 July 2022

Singapore charges two Prudential agents

Singapore’s financial regulator charged agents of UK insurance company Prudential’s local subsidiary with obstruction of justice, falsification of records, and providing false information to the agency.

20 May 2022

People News: FTI Consulting launches a financial crime practice in China

In the latest roundup, FTI Consulting has expanded its risk and investigations services to China and a small team of former Sidley Austin lawyers have joined McDermott Will & Emery to kick-start a new white-collar team in Singapore.

26 April 2022

Singapore declines to prosecute ex-BSI banker over 1MDB scandal

28 January 2022

Tycoon targets investigations consultancy over alleged data violations

A Singapore resident has sued intelligence provider S-RM over its provision of reports to Morgan Stanley and other clients that allegedly contained unsubstantiated claims of corruption and fraud and may have involved illegal international data transfers.

21 January 2022

US prosecutors accuse NatWest of breaching non-prosecution deal

Connecticut federal prosecutors investigating NatWest for suspected market manipulation have uncovered alleged breaches of an agreement that the UK lender signed in 2017 to avoid fraud charges in a separate case.

29 October 2021

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