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Parliament introduces Evidence (Amendment) Bill 2012: legal professional privilege for in-house counsel, opinion evidence, computer output, hearsay

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
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  • Singapore
  • -
  • January 27 2012

The Evidence (Amendment) Bill 2012 (the "Bill") was read the first time in Parliament on 16 January 2012

Singapore High Court decides arbitration clause within main contract binding on third party which entered into a supplemental contract

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
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  • Singapore
  • -
  • December 20 2012

In International Research Corp PLC V Lufthansa Systems Asia Pacific Pte Ltd & Anor, the Singapore High Court decided that an arbitration agreement in a

Singapore High Court considers whether director in breach

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
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  • Singapore
  • -
  • July 28 2010

The first plaintiff, Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd ("Zim Shipping"), sued the first defendant, Dafni Igal ("Captain Dafni"), for breach of fiduciary duties owed to the plaintiffs andor of his employment contract

Singapore Court of Appeal rules in favour of bank and reverses High Court’s finding of existence and breach of tortious duty of care owned to private banking customer

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
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  • Singapore
  • -
  • October 30 2013

In the recent decision in Deutsche Bank AG v Chang Tse Wen, the Singapore Court of Appeal overturned the High Court’s decision which allowed a

Singapore Court of Appeal considers application for pre-action discovery

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • -
  • Singapore
  • -
  • October 31 2012

The Singapore Court of Appeal in Ching Mun Fong v Standard Chartered Bank considered an appeal against a decision of the High Court which refused the appellant's application for pre-action discovery

Singapore Court of Appeal holds that an agent has the burden of explaining and justifying receipt and retention of payments received on behalf of principal

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • -
  • Singapore
  • -
  • January 26 2011

The Singapore Court of Appeal in Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd & Ors v Dafni Igal & Ors considered two issues relating to alleged breaches of fiduciary duty by the respondents

Parliament passes Evidence (Amendment) Bill 2012: legal professional privilege for in-house counsel, opinion evidence, computer output, hearsay

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • -
  • Singapore
  • -
  • February 29 2012

The Evidence (Amendment) Bill 2012 (the "Bill") was read for the second time and passed in Parliament on 14 February 2012

Singapore Court of Appeal considers whether binding contract arose between parties

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • -
  • China, Singapore
  • -
  • September 30 2011

IN Norwest Holdings Pte Ltd (in Liquidation) v Newport Mining Ltd and another appeal 2011 SGCA 42, the Singapore Court of Appeal concluded that the plain meaning of the "subject to contract" provisions in the relevant documents should be applied inthe circumstances of the case and that there was therefore no binding contract between the parties

Singapore High Court declines leave to bring common law derivative action

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
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  • Singapore
  • -
  • July 1 2010

The case of Sinwa SS (HK) Co Ltd v Morten Innhaug 2010 SGHC 157 considered both procedural and substantive issues in connection with bringing a common law derivative action in Singapore on behalf of a non-Singaporean company against a director of the company for breach of the director's fiduciary duties

Singapore High Court dismisses application to bring derivative action under section 216A as notice requirement not complied with

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • -
  • Singapore
  • -
  • February 27 2014

The Singapore High Court in Lee Sng Eder v Wee Kim Chwee E Ors considered the requirements to commence a derivative action in the name and on behalf