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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 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 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 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 High Court rejects marine fuel supplier’s substantial claim against ship-owner for payment of bunkers supplied to ship-owner’s vessels
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • August 31 2015

The Singapore High Court’s recent decision in The “Bunga Melati 5” examines the law of agency and the role and position of intermediate vendors and


Singapore Court of Appeal expounds on doctrine of anticipatory breach in relation to executed contracts
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • September 29 2015

The Singapore Court of Appeal in The “STX Mumbai” has clarified that, as a matter of legal principle, the doctrine of anticipatory breach does not


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 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 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 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