Region: Singapore

Keppel ex-managers escape charges over Brazilian bribery scheme

Singapore's anti-corruption agency has announced charging decisions following investigations into former executives at two subsidiaries of infrastructure company Keppel Corporation.

12 January 2023

Counsel Watch: Gibson Dunn advises Binance on DOJ investigation

In the latest counsel watch, GIR looks at the white-collar lawyers acting for cryptocurrency company Binance, and those involved in recent cross-border bribery settlements and the US case against crypto company FTX’s founder Sam Bankman-Fried.

05 January 2023

Keppel settles foreign bribery allegations with Brazil’s CGU, AGU

The Singaporean engineering company has agreed to pay $65 million to the two Brazilian agencies on top of the $422 million it agreed in 2017 to pay various authorities over the same allegations.

20 December 2022

Singapore, US offer conflicting accounts on status of alleged North Korea sanctions evader

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Singapore

When the US State Department asked the public for information on Kwek Kee Seng, a Singaporean national accused of evading sanctions to provide oil to North Korea, the Singapore Police Force responded a couple of days later with good news: they know where he is and they have his passport.

09 November 2022

Ex-BSI deputy receives industry ban over 1MDB-linked compliance failures

11 October 2022

People News: trio of White House lawyers leave for private practice

In the latest roundup, three former White House officials have departed for private practice, and firms have recruited ex-enforcement officials from the SEC and the Manhattan federal prosecutor’s office.

07 October 2022

Mintz Group expands in Asia

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Singapore

“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

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Singapore

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

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