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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


Singapore High Court dismisses company's claims of breach of fiduciary duties against director
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • July 31 2013

The Singapore High Court in Falmac Limited v Cheng Ji Lai Charlie considered a claim of breach of fiduciary duties pursuant to section 157(1) of the


Singapore Court of Appeal holds shareholder with majority voting power disentitled from claiming relief under section 216 of the Companies Act
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • January 29 2015

In Ng Kek Wee v Sim City Technology Ltd, the Singapore Court of Appeal considered the operation of section 216 of the Companies Act (“section 216”


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


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


Singapore Court of Appeal finds CEO breached director's duties for making unauthorised payments to third parties albeit to procure business for company
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • May 27 2014

The Singapore Court of Appeal in Ho Kang Peng v Scintronix Corp Ltd (formerly known as TTL Holdings Ltd) upheld the decision of the High Court and


Singapore Court of Appeal considers requirements for derivative action under section 216A of Companies Act
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • February 27 2013

The Singapore Court of Appeal in Thiam Swee v Low Hian Chor clarified the law on the requirement of good faith for the purposes of applications for


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
  • 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 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 Court of Appeal declines ordering specific performance as remedy for breach of sale and purchase agreement of land
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • November 29 2011

In EC Investment Holding Pte Ltd v Ridout Residence Pte Ltd & Ors and another appeal 2011 SGCA 50, the Singapore Court of Appeal declined to order specific performance of an agreement for the sale and purchase of a house for a number of reasons, including that the purchaser was quite content to forego its right to acquire the house if the compensation offered to it was right and that a third party would suffer hardship if specific performance were granted