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Employer successfully sues for breach of the implied term of good faith and fidelity and breach of confidence
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • May 4 2015

In a recent Singapore High Court action, Tempcool Engineering (S) Pte Ltd ("Tempcool") successfully brought a claim against a current employee and a


Singapore: breaches of confidentiality and duties of good faith and fidelity
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • May 4 2015

The High Court has recently found, in Tempcool Engineering (S) Pte Ltd v Vincent Chong and others 2015 SGHC 100, that confidential information


Employer successfully claims against employee for breaches of fiduciary duties but faces challenges in proving damages
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • April 30 2015

In a recent action brought before the Singapore High Court, an employer, Enholco Pte Ltd ("Enholco"), asserted that an ex-employee, Antonius Martinus


Singapore High Court upholds non-compete clause in employment contract of former broker
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • March 30 2015

On 5 February 2015, the Singapore High Court upheld a non-compete clause in the employment contract between a leading inter-dealer broker, GFI


Executive summary - February 2015
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore
  • February 4 2015

This case is significant because it is the first time that the Singapore High Court has ruled on the validity of a clause in a contract which seeks


Singapore: no extra claims in constructive dismissal
  • Jones Day
  • Singapore
  • January 15 2015

In August 2014, the Court of Appeal in Singapore ruled that employees who are forced to quit after their employer makes "life unbearable" (namely, in


Singapore: breach of confidentiality and confidence claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • December 5 2014

This case revolves around Four Ex-Employees leaving the claimant company, Clearlab SG Pte Ltd (“Clearlab“) and joining a rival company, Lens


Singapore Court of Appeal dismisses claim for damages for constructive dismissal and breach of implied term of mutual trust and confidence in employment contract
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • November 26 2014

In Wee Kim San Lawrence Bernard v Robinson & Co (Singapore) Pte Ltd, the Singapore Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against an order to strike out


Re-employment of employees & constructive dismissal claims
  • Drew & Napier LLC
  • Singapore
  • October 17 2014

On 29 September 2014, the Tripartite Committee on Employability of Older Workers (“Tricom”) announced its recommendation that the Government adopt a


Singapore: Court of Appeal confirms employer-friendly approach to constructive dismissal damages
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 15 2014

In the recent decision of Wee Kim San Lawrence Bernard v Robinson & Co (Singapore) Pte Ltd 2014 SGCA 43 the Court of Appeal considered the measure