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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 High Court decides arbitration clause within main contract binding on third party which entered into a supplemental contract
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • 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 Court of Appeal invalidates removal of director due to non-compliance with company’s articles of association
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • April 30 2010

The Singapore Court of Appeal in Thio Keng Poon v Thio Syn Pyn & Ors and another appeal held that non-compliance with a requirement in a company's articles of association to make a request to a director to vacate his office before removing him as a director was a substantive irregularity that had invalidated the removal of the director


English Court of Appeal rules on approach for assessing damages on the basis of “loss of a chance”
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • December 28 2010

In assessing a claim for damages on the basis of "loss of a chance", the English Court of Appeal in Law Debenture Trust Corporation Plc v Elektrim SA & Anor rejected the claimant's proposed approach of considering a range of possible scenarios which might have occurred but for the defendant's action or omission, and taking into account the chance of each in deriving the damages


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


Singapore High Court considers whether director in breach
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • 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


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 High Court hods resolution approving bonus entitlements invalid where director not acting in best interests of the company
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • May 31 2010

In Tan Hup Thye v Refco (Singapore) Pte Ltd (in members' voluntary liquidation), the plaintiff had sued the defendant for bonus payments which he alleged he was entitled to in respect of his employment with the defendant


Singapore Court of Appeal holds co-owners must act together in collective sales
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • July 1 2010

In Goh Teh Lee v Lim Li Pheng Maria & Ors, the Singapore Court of Appeal explained the differences between joint tenants and tenants in common in the context of a collective sale


Singapore Court of Appeal holds backdated option void and unenforceable at common law
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • August 27 2014

In a recent decision, the Singapore Court of Appeal ruled that an option to purchase property could not be enforced as it had been entered into with