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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 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


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 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


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 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 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 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


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