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Malaysia Introduces Corporate Liability Bill

Malaysian Parliament

The Malaysian Government has proposed amendments to the Malaysian AntiCorruption Commission Act 2009 that will make corporations liable for the corrupt practices of its associated persons. The amendments are set out in the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (Amendment) Bill 2018 (“Bill”) that was tabled for first reading in the Malaysian Parliament on 26 March 2018. Corporate […]

Singapore International Commercial Court to have jurisdiction over litigation related to international commercial arbitration

On 9 January 2018, the Singapore Parliament passed amendments relating to the Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”). The Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Bill (No. 47/2017) (“Bill”) principally aims to: (1) clarify the extent of the SICC’s jurisdiction; and (2) streamline the SICC’s procedure. The SICC was established in 2015 as a division of the […]

Baker McKenzie Tops Asia Pacific Law Firm Brand Index

Baker McKenzie Tops Asia Pacific Law Firm Brand Index

Baker McKenzie has once again been named the top law firm brand in the Asia Pacific region, according to a recent survey by London-based market research firm Acritas. In the 2017 Asia Pacific Law Firm Brand Index, Baker McKenzie returned to the top position, which it held since 2013 but lost last year, displaced by […]