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Consent judgments and issue estoppel

Singapore - November 23 2015 Courts seek to impose a degree of finality in their judgments, and so if an issue has been decided in an earlier proceeding, the same parties cannot…

Sheila Ng.

A parent company's responsibility to its subsidiary's employees

United Kingdom - July 4 2012 A parent company and its subsidiary are separate corporate entities, and it is this distinction that protects them from having to bear each others' liabilities.

Murali Pillai, SC.

Singapore Court of Appeal discusses when an agreement is "subject to contract"

Singapore - November 23 2011 "Subject to contract" clauses are often used in commercial transactions to indicate that an agreement is incomplete until the terms of a formal contract have been settled.

Assessing mitigation beyond the period of performance

United Kingdom - July 7 2011 When calculating damages for breach of contract, the Court ordinarily takes the monetary value of the contractual rights lost, and then deducts any amount earned in mitigation by the victim of the breach.

Danny Ong.

Assessing mitigation beyond the period of performance

United Kingdom - March 24 2011 When calculating damages for breach of contract, the Court ordinarily takes the monetary value of the contractual rights lost, and then deducts any amount earned in mitigation by the victim of the breach.

Danny Ong.