Region: Singapore

Singapore considers adopting a senior managers regime

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Singapore

Singapore could be ready to follow the lead of other jurisdictions in the region and introduce a UK-style senior managers regime to hold senior executives accountable.

11 January 2018

Singaporean minister defends “slap on the wrists” Keppel settlement

09 January 2018

ICYMI: news developments over the holiday season

Happy New Year from the team at GIR! A round-up of news developments from the past two weeks, including Keppel’s trilateral bribery settlement and convictions in the Fifa investigation.

02 January 2018

MAS bans two executives over 1MDB corruption case

19 December 2017

Guernsey and Singapore open investigations into Standard Chartered

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Singapore

Financial authorities in both Singapore and Guernsey are investigating UK bank Standard Chartered after the bank self-reported potential issues connected to US$1.4 billion in transfers made on behalf of Indonesian clients.

06 October 2017

GIR Awards 2017 – Emerging Enforcer of the Year

Over the coming days GIR will reveal the shortlists for its third annual awards ceremony, which will be held on 26 October in Washington, DC at the Four Seasons Hotel.

28 September 2017

FBI unpicks North Korea's strategy to launder US dollars through Russia

The US Department of Justice has launched a civil action against two Singapore-listed companies it alleges were complicit in a North Korean conspiracy to circumvent US trade sanctions.

23 August 2017

US court helps Australian bank find out who stole its nickel

A California district court has allowed the commodities trading arm of ANZ bank to issue subpoenas to US companies, as part of the bank's own cross-border investigation into fraud.

08 August 2017

Singapore court convicts BSI banker

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Singapore

A Singapore court has sentenced a former BSI banker to 54 months in jail for money-laundering charges in connection with funds allegedly embezzled from Malaysia’s 1MDB – the longest for an individual to date.

14 July 2017

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

Featured in The Due Process Guide 2017

05 July 2017

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