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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 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 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 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 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


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 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 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 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 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