White Collar Crime

  Overview  

Our Expertise

The White Collar Crime Practice Group has provided advisory services on all forms of white-collar crime including insider trading, criminal breach of trust, corruption and bribery, money laundering, market manipulation and false trading. We also provide consultative advice on how to conduct investigations into fraud and the setting up and improvement of protocols, guidelines and best practices in organisations to deal with fraud. The practice also handles asset recovery and restitution claims arising from all forms of corporate, commercial, securities and banking fraud.

Notable Experience

  • Contributor of the Malaysian chapter of the "Guide to Anti- Corruption Regulation in Asia" published by Herbert Smith.
  • We have defended multinationals who have been issued with summons in respect criminal offences related to alleged breaches of environmental law, the Foods Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
  • Advised a former director of a public listed company on criminal liability as a result of alleged breaches of securities law and capital markets and company legislation as prosecuted by the by Malaysian Securities Commission.
  • Advised a multinational on potential exposure and statutory liabilities under the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission regime.
  • We have presented talks on the Malaysian Anti Corruption Act 2005 to corporate clients and at international conferences.
  • Our Securities team has also provided advisory services in respect of prosecutions arising from other breaches of securities and banking, corporate and capital markets legislation.

 
ACCOLADES & AWARDS

Who’s Who Legal Awards 2018

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We are pleased to announce that Skrine has once again been named Malaysia Law Firm of the Year. The award was conferred at the Who’s Who Legal Awards 2018 on 8th May 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

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Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards 2018

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Skrine has been ranked as Arbitration Law Firm of the Year and Maritime Law Firm of the Year.

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The Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine has been ranked as Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy.

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The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine is pleased to announce that the Firm has achieved seven Tier 1 practice area rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018.

Our Tier 1 rankings are in the following areas: 
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Labour and Employment

Skrine was also listed as one of the leading firms in the areas of Projects & Energy, and Shipping. 

Four Skrine partners were ranked as leading lawyers in their respective areas. 

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