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A court must examine the entire factual matrix of the case to determine if the facts show that the beneficiary of an on-demand performance bond had acted unconscionably and without good faith when making a call on the demand, and if it had, the court woul

Singapore - May 31 2012 The Court of Appeal recently considered when it would be unconscionable for a beneficiary of an on-demand performance bond to make a call on the bond

Thanakharn Kasikorn Thai Chamkat (Mahachon) v Akai Holdings Ltd (in liquidation)

Hong Kong - April 29 2011 Where a company purported to enter into a loan and security transaction with a bank where the transaction displayed clear issues of conflict of interest issues in relation to the company's CEO, held that the bank could not assert that the CEO had apparent authority to enter into the transaction

Chandler v Cape Plc 2012 EWCA Civ 525 (England, Court of Appeal, 25 April 2012)

United Kingdom - June 28 2012 Where a parent company, among other things, knew that its subsidiary was using a dangerous system of work and had a practice of intervening in aspects of its subsidiary’s business, held that the parent company owed a direct duty of care to an employee of the subsidiary who had contracted asbestosis through exposure to asbestos dust as a result of the subsidiary’s system of work:

Anthony Patrick Nathan v Chan Siew Chin 2011 SGHC 210 (Singapore, High Court, 22 September 2011)

Singapore - November 28 2011 When a husband and wife divorce, the Women's Charter requires that the couple's matrimonial assets be divided between them

Acohs Pty Ltd v Ucorp Pty Ltd 2012 FCAFC 16

Australia - August 16 2012 Where one party provided information sheets on various goods and substances to ite customers by causing those information sheets to be generated from data arranged by a computer programme into the required format, held that there was no author for those information sheets and hence no copyright existed in those works

Singapore High Court affirms that a party may obtain restraint orders ahead of any application for the calling of a creditors’ meeting for the purposes of putting a company under a scheme of arrangement

Singapore - January 8 2016 In Re Conchubar Aromatics Ltd 2015 SGHC 322, the Singapore High Court allowed the application by the three applicant companies (who were

SGX listing manual update: minimum trading price

Singapore - December 14 2015 On 2 March 2015, the SGX imposed a new requirement for all issuers listed on the SGX Mainboard (including REITs and Business Trusts) to meet a minimum

Executive Summary - 23 November 2015

Singapore - November 24 2015 The 2nd plaintiff incorporated the 1st plaintiff company, which bought and sold electrical equipment, whilst in partnership with the 2nd defendant

China further eases controls over foreign investment in several industries

China - November 18 2015 On 6 November 2015, the Ministry of Commerce ("MofCom") of the People's Republic of China ("PRC") and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange

Executive Summary

Singapore - November 6 2015 The Defendant served 2 payment claims on the Plaintiff for work done up to end of November 2014 in the month of December 2014. It was common ground