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Corruption

When will gifts and hospitality be considered corruption?

Overview In Singapore, a country known for its strict anti-corruption laws, it is important for individuals and businesses to understand when gifts and hospitality could be considered corrupt practices. While it is common to exchange gifts or provide hospitality in business dealings, it is crucial to navigate these practices with caution to avoid running afoul […]

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Voyeur

Voyeurism: The new Section 377BB Offence and Sentencing Guidelines

What is Voyeurism? “Voyeurism” refers to the observation or recording of someone doing a private act without the person’s consent. [1] Some more commonly known types of voyeurism include “up-skirting” and “down-blousing”. Pre-2020, voyeurism was not criminalised under any specific statutory provision. Instead, the courts relied on a patchwork of laws, including insult of modesty […]

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Antibribery

Singapore – Anti-Bribery & Corruption 2023

Written By: Eugene Thuraisingam; Johannes Hadi

Lexology’s Getting The Deal Through Anti-Bribery & Corruption 2023 Guide for Singapore is a comprehensive publication authored by Eugene Thuraisingam and Johannes Hadi, on behalf of our firm, that provides a detailed analysis of the anti-bribery and corruption laws and regulations in Singapore. The guide is designed to help companies and legal professionals navigate the […]

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Drink Driving Will I Go To Jail

Drink Driving: Will I Go To Jail?

What is the offence of drink driving? Driving under the influence of alcohol is an offence under Section 67 of the Road Traffic Act. You may be found guilty of this offence if you are: Unfit to drive under the influence of alcohol to the extent that you are incapable of having proper control of […]

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SINGAPORE: An Introduction to Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption: Domestic

Singapore – An Introduction to Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption: Domestic

Written By: Eugene Thuraisingam; Johannes Hadi

Singapore is renowned for its stable and effective system of political and corporate governance. These standards have positioned the country as an attractive financial and business centre for the world, grounded in strong principles of economic meritocracy, fair play, and the rule of law. It has a clear and predictable regulatory framework, upheld by impartial […]

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Wire Fraud and Recovery Options in Singapore and Hong Kong

This is a joint article by Chooi Jing Yen and Ng Yuan Siang of Eugene Thuraisingam LLP in Singapore, and Kenix Yuen and Ashima Sood of Gall Solicitors in Hong Kong. Recent Trends in Types of Wire Fraud There has been a dramatic increase in wire fraud globally. Hong Kong and Singapore are no exceptions. […]

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