01/09/2012

ATM fraud hits DBS to the tune of $500k

Customers who used two of its standalone ATMs at Bugis Street over a three-day period in late November are likely to have had their card details and personal identification numbers (PINs) stolen, according to the bank's analysis of the fraud victims&

01/06/2012

Rules on risk disclosure beefed up

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has issued beefed-up guidelines for selling of investment products by financial institutions.

01/05/2012

Baker & McKenzie bolsters Tokyo with five Linklaters lawyers

“Japanese companies have been making aggressive moves abroad as a result of a strengthening yen and recognition of the need for greater geographic diversity following disruptions to their operations due to the tsunami and earthquakes in 2011,”

01/04/2012

India to sign tax deal in Macau

The SAR Government has so far concluded Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEA) or Double Taxation Conventions with 12 different countries or regions.

12/29/2011

New U.S. tactic for suspected Swiss bank tax cheats

U.S. authorities hunting in Swiss banks for suspected tax cheats have a new weapon in their arsenal: an arcane but aggressive legal maneuver more commonly used against drug smugglers, money launderers and Imelda Marcos, widow of the Philippine dictator.

12/28/2011

When to Go Above The Boss's Head

His story is exemplary of the whistleblower-like firings and resignations that have graced headlines since the days of Enron.

12/21/2011

Baker & McKenzie seeks opportunities in ongoing crisis

In an interview during his first visit to Thailand since he took over the chairmanship in November last year, Leite was bullish on the prospect of the emerging world, as firms in several countries including Thailand are spreading businesses overseas.