Financial Crimes in Singapore

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Financial Crimes in Singapore

Author Hamidul Haq, Thong Chee Kun, Istyana Ibrahim
Publication Date 2013
ISBN 9789814406406
Format Softcover
Publisher LexisNexis


Financial Crimes in Singapore gives busy practitioners, in-house counsel, bankers, auditors, company directors, financial advisors, tyros, and interested students a clear and concise overview of the various white-collar or business crime offences in Singapore. It also summarises recent case law developments. This book is also a helpful resource for people who want a general understanding of Singapore's legislation pertaining to the many types of white-collar offences.

TABLE OF CONTENTS Of Financial Crimes in Singapore

Chapter 1 - Introduction 
Chapter 2 - Insider Trading in Singapore
Chapter 3 - Market manipulation under the Securities & Futures Act
Chapter 4 - Corruption
Chapter 5 - Anti-money laundering and countering terrorism financing
Chapter 6 - Financial Crimes
Chapter 7 - International issues and asset forfeiture
Chapter 8 - Preventing and Investigating Fraud in the Workplace

About the Author(s)

Hamidul Haq

Haq served as the Criminal Justice Division's Deputy Senior State Counsel and Deputy Public Prosecutor before joining Rajah & Tann LLP. He oversaw eight Deputy Public Prosecutors in the Financial and Securities Offences Directorate while prosecuting serious and general offences. He is suggested in the categories of Business Crime by Who's Who Legal, Singapore 2008, Dispute Resolution by AsiaLaw Profiles 2007, White Collar Crime Prosecution by Asia Pacific Legal 500, and Expert Guide To The World's Leading White Collar Crime Lawyers 2008, all of which state that he "possesses a sharp mind and steady hand" (2006-2007). He also served as the Commercial Affairs Department's Head Legal for eight years. At Rajah & Tann LLP, he currently oversees the White Collar Crime Practices unit.

Thong Chee Kun
Chee Kun worked in the Attorney-Chambers General's as a State Counsel and deputy public prosecutor. He served as an advisor to the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) investigators on investigation, money-laundering, and other prosecuting concerns in 2003 and 2004. Chee Kun oversaw the prosecution of a number of intricate, well-known instances of securities fraud and business crime. He currently works as a Partner with Rajah & Tann's Commercial Litigation and White Collar Crime Practices, where he has defended and provided legal counsel to defendants in numerous high-profile cases. Chee Kun also contributed to the Criminal Law section of Halsbury's Laws of Singapore.

Istyana Ibrahim
In the Commercial Litigation Department of Rajah & Tann, Istyana Ibrahim is an Associate on the White Collar Crime team under the leadership of Mr. Hamidul Haq and Mr. Thong Chee Kun. Since she was admitted to the bar in 2011, Istyana has worked for Rajah & Tann LLP. She has participated in practically all levels of criminal and civil procedures in the Singapore Supreme Court over the years. She has helped in numerous documented cases involving white-collar crime and/or regulatory offences in particular.



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