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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 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


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 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


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


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


Parliament introduces Evidence (Amendment) Bill 2012: legal professional privilege for in-house counsel, opinion evidence, computer output, hearsay
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • January 27 2012

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


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 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


Singapore High Court declines leave to bring common law derivative action
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • 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