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Squabbling ex-spouses make good corporate law (again)

Singapore - December 17 2014 A trend is emerging that business lawyers need to read family law reports to discern new legal principles. This is perhaps not surprising as wealthy…

Court of Appeal finds duty of care owed by solicitor to client’s sons

Singapore - July 30 2014 In Anwar Patrick Adrian v Ng Chong & Hue LLC [2014] SGCA 34 the Court of Appeal (CA) addressed the issue of whether a solicitor owed a duty of care…

Cross-border insolvencies – building blocks towards universalism

Singapore, United Kingdom - April 29 2014 The theory of universality in insolvency, along with globalisation, has gained much traction across many jurisdictions in recent years. Briefly, the…

Justin Yip

Doing your best: the content of ‘all reasonable endeavours’ clauses

Singapore - March 17 2014 In KS Energy Services Ltd v BR Energy (M) Sdn Bhd [2014] SGCA 16, the Singapore Court of Appeal has laid down important guidelines concerning the…

Challenging times: arbitrator bias and investment treaty arbitration

United Kingdom - March 17 2014 In the previous issue, we explored the English court's approach to challenges mounted by a party against an arbitrator's independence or impartiality…

Timothy Cooke