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Singapore Court of Appeal holds shareholder with majority voting power disentitled from claiming relief under section 216 of the Companies Act
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • January 29 2015

In Ng Kek Wee v Sim City Technology Ltd, the Singapore Court of Appeal considered the operation of section 216 of the Companies Act (“section 216”


Singapore Court of Appeal expounds on doctrine of anticipatory breach in relation to executed contracts
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • September 29 2015

The Singapore Court of Appeal in The “STX Mumbai” has clarified that, as a matter of legal principle, the doctrine of anticipatory breach does not


Singapore High Court rejects marine fuel supplier’s substantial claim against ship-owner for payment of bunkers supplied to ship-owner’s vessels
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • August 31 2015

The Singapore High Court’s recent decision in The “Bunga Melati 5” examines the law of agency and the role and position of intermediate vendors and


Singapore Court of Appeal finds CEO breached director's duties for making unauthorised payments to third parties albeit to procure business for company
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • May 27 2014

The Singapore Court of Appeal in Ho Kang Peng v Scintronix Corp Ltd (formerly known as TTL Holdings Ltd) upheld the decision of the High Court and


Singapore High Court dismisses application to bring derivative action under section 216A as notice requirement not complied with
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • February 27 2014

The Singapore High Court in Lee Sng Eder v Wee Kim Chwee E Ors considered the requirements to commence a derivative action in the name and on behalf


Singapore Court of Appeal holds backdated option void and unenforceable at common law
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • August 27 2014

In a recent decision, the Singapore Court of Appeal ruled that an option to purchase property could not be enforced as it had been entered into with


Singapore Court of Appeal rules in favour of bank and reverses High Court’s finding of existence and breach of tortious duty of care owned to private banking customer
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 30 2013

In the recent decision in Deutsche Bank AG v Chang Tse Wen, the Singapore Court of Appeal overturned the High Court’s decision which allowed a


Singapore Court of Appeal considers requirements for derivative action under section 216A of Companies Act
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • February 27 2013

The Singapore Court of Appeal in Thiam Swee v Low Hian Chor clarified the law on the requirement of good faith for the purposes of applications for


Singapore Court of Appeal invalidates removal of director due to non-compliance with company’s articles of association
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • April 30 2010

The Singapore Court of Appeal in Thio Keng Poon v Thio Syn Pyn & Ors and another appeal held that non-compliance with a requirement in a company's articles of association to make a request to a director to vacate his office before removing him as a director was a substantive irregularity that had invalidated the removal of the director


Singapore Court of Appeal considers whether obligation to use reasonable endeavours to obtain consent of third party extended to taking further steps after consent had been initially refused
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • May 28 2015

The case of The One Suites Pte Ltd v Pacific Motor Credit (Pte) Ltd was a decision concerning a sale and purchase contract between the parties, where