Singapore’s Chief Justice Clarifies Sentencing Guidelines For Private Sector Bribery

8 May 2015
Global Investigations Review
On 29 April 2015, the Singapore High Court laid out useful guidelines for the sentencing of individuals convicted of private-sector corruption (the equivalent of commercial bribery in the United States). Delivering the judgment of the court, Singapore’s Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon stressed the need to consider the “specific nature of corruption” when determining the appropriate sentence, reinforcing Singapore’s continued commitment to fighting corruption.