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Insolvency practitioners’ fees – a new system for approval

Singapore - October 30 2015 The fees charged by insolvency practitioners can sometimes be a matter of contention, with different interested parties having differing expectations…

Lee Eng Beng, SC, Tan Chuan Thye, SC, Wilson Zhu.

Reforms to Singapore’s bankruptcy regime

Singapore - July 23 2015 On 14 July 2015, the Singapore Parliament passed the Bankruptcy Amendment Bill, which seeks to establish certain reforms in Singapore’s bankruptcy…

Chua Beng Chye.

Banking & dispute resolution – developments in 2012

Singapore - February 8 2013 2012 saw a number of developments in the area of banking and insolvency, as well as other areas of dispute resolution, including company law…

Hamidul Haq, Winston Kwek.

Avoiding a guarantee for non-disclosure of risks by creditor

Singapore - April 28 2011 It is common advice that one should not agree to be a guarantor for another party unless one is fully aware of all the information regarding the primary agreement and the parties involved.

Lionel Tay.

Mortgagees contractual power of sale overreaches subsequent encumbrances

Singapore - April 14 2011 Under the Conveyancing and Law of Property Act ("CLPA"), a mortgagee exercising a statutory power of sale may convey the property free from all subsequent encumbrances.

Sim Kwan Kiat.