Region: Singapore

Seatrium nears $134 million corruption resolution in Brazil

Singaporean oil and gas rig builder Seatrium has reached in-principle settlements with three Brazillian enforcement agencies over historical anti-corruption “irregularities” at its predecessor company, Sembcorp Marine.

26 February 2024

Singapore ex-minister charged over alleged F1 bribery scheme

Singapore’s anti-corruption agency has charged the country’s former transport minister, Subramaniam Iswaran, for allegedly accepting bribes from a wealthy businessman and trying to obstruct the subsequent probe.

19 January 2024

Singaporean company denies palm oil fraud scheme in China

17 January 2024

Singapore considers expanding financial regulator’s investigative powers

Singapore’s parliament is considering a bill that would give the country’s financial regulator wider investigative powers and facilitate greater cross-agency evidence sharing.

11 January 2024

Singapore

Featured in The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations - Edition 8

In response to the rapidly growing threat in the cybersecurity field, various countermeasures have been adopted, ranging from legislative changes and raising public awareness, to deepening collaboration with foreign law enforcement authorities.

10 January 2024

GIR’s post-holiday season news roundup

A very Happy New Year from all of us at Global Investigations Review. Catch up on the news you may have missed over the holidays, including OFAC’s last settlement of 2023, and a new investigation in France linked to BNP Paribas.

02 January 2024

Shein faces fresh suit as Temu alleges “intimidation and predatory actions”

Temu accuses the fast-fashion retailer of adopting “mafia-style intimidation tactics” to abuse its dominance and obtain Temu’s proprietary information from their mutual suppliers.

18 December 2023

People News: US appoints judges for new data protection court

A former US attorney general has been appointed to a new US court that will consider EU citizens’ claims of illegal digital surveillance, and Holcim’s legal head is headed to ABB.

01 December 2023

Bernie Ecclestone admits fraud, pays £652 million

The former owner of the Formula 1 franchise Bernie Ecclestone has pleaded guilty to fraud for concealing £416 million he held through a trust in Singapore from the UK tax agency.

12 October 2023

Compliance Issues in Cryptocurrency

Featured in The Guide to Compliance - Second Edition

Digital asset businesses operate in a regulatory environment that is uncertain and constantly evolving. In most jurisdictions, compliance will focus on securities, commodities and banking laws. Given the rapid evolution of technology and the law, and the likelihood of multiple overlapping compliance regimes, it is crucial to stay abreast of the regulatory developments and frequently re-evaluate compliance policies and procedures.

12 October 2023

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