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Executive summary - May 2015

Singapore - May 20 2015 In AKN & Anor v ALC & Ors [2015] SGCA 18, the Singapore Court of Appeal considered, among other things, whether it should set aside…

Alvin Chia, Christopher Chuah, Tan Beng Lee, Chang Man Phing, Alvin Yeo.

Bank not entitled to make a demand call on indemnity where unconscionable to do so

Singapore - March 19 2015 In Boustead Singapore Ltd v Arab Banking Corp (B.S.C.) [2015] SGHC 63, the Singapore High Court injuncted the Arab Banking Corp ("ABC") from…

Josephine Choo.

Two recent cases consider whether acting in conflict of interests amounts in itself to corruption

Singapore, United Kingdom - December 20 2013 Two recent cases on corruption provide further clarification as to what the offence entails. Both cases dealt with a situation where an employee…

Melanie Ho.

PP v Victorine Noella Wijeysingha [2013] SGHC 63 (Singapore, High Court, 8 February 2013)

Singapore - May 31 2013 Under section 9(1) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, it is not necessary for an accused to have acted on the bribe for the offence of corruption…

Melanie Ho.

Tamiz v Google Inc [2013] EWCA Civ 68 (England, Court of Appeal, 14 February 2013)

United Kingdom - May 7 2013 A posting on a blog received various comments from its readers. Several of these comments, made over a period of three days, were defamatory of the…

Melanie Ho.