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English Court of Appeal considers duty of contracting parties to cooperate in good faith and implied terms in relation to exercise of contractual discretion

United Kingdom - November 27 2013 In Mid-Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust v Compass Group UK, the English Court of Appeal considered whether to imply a term such that a party’s…

Kenneth Lim.

Singapore Court of Appeal holds that guarantee document was fabricated hence unenforceable and dismisses misrepresentation claim because no inference of reliance could be drawn

Singapore - September 27 2013 In Alwie Handoyo v Tjong Very Sumito & Anor and another appeal, the Singapore Court of Appeal considered various claims for, among others…

Ang Cheng Hock, SC.

UK Supreme Court clarifies circumstances in which the corporate veil may be pierced

United Kingdom - July 31 2013 The UK Supreme Court in Petrodel v Prest considered whether it was appropriate to pierce the corporate veil in relation to the division of assets in…

Ramesh Selvaraj.

English Court of Appeal upholds decision on interpretation of notice clauses

United Kingdom - November 30 2012 In the English Court of Appeal case of Energ-G Holdings PLC v Philip Hormell, the failure to serve a claim form on the respondent within the time prescribed under an agreement precluded the appellant from pursuing a claim for nearly £2 million.

Ramesh Selvaraj.

Singapore High Court rules that payment of legal costs of third party is not submission to jurisdiction for purpose of registering UK court order in singapore

Singapore - August 30 2012 In the Singapore High Court case of Global Distressed Alpha Fund I Ltd Partnership v Integrated Financial Advisory Ltd, a Bermuda-incorporated company (the "judgment creditor") failed in its application to register a UK court order (thr "UK court order") against another company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands (the "BVI judgment debtor") pursuant to section 3 of the Singapore Reciprocal Enforcement of Commonwealth Judgments Act (the "RECJA").

Andy Yeo.