There are many astute observations made by the authors in this article published in the Business Times on 11 September 2019. However, I believe that portions of the article (reproduced below) are incorrect or bear closer scrutiny. “Singapore is a popular venue for capital raising. Latest statistics show […]
An analysis of the interplay between defects liability provisions and a claimant’s common law right to sue for damages for breach of contract.
Cogito, Ergo Sum. I Think Therefore I Am (Descartes, Discourse on the Method, 1637) Perhaps one of the most oft-quoted lines concerning #sentience and #consciousness. It’s worth considering a related concept, that of #identity. Now imagine one or a combination of the following: 1) You lose your job […]
Case Commentary [Contract Law / Performance Bonds / Evidence] In the decision by the #Singapore Court of Appeal (the “SCA“) in Bintai Kindenko P/L v Samsung C&T Corp and Anor  SGCA 39 (the “Judgment“) the SCA upheld the High Court’s decision to discharge an interim *preventing* a party from calling on […]
Thought of the Day – Defeat, Perseverance and Failure – “Only he who gives up is defeated. Everyone else is victorious. … The defeated are those who never fail. Defeat means that we lose a particular battle or war. Failure does not allow us to go on fighting. […]
Did you know that the Alcoholics Anonymous prayer is: “Lord, give me the courage to change the things which can be changed, the serenity to accept the things which cannot be changed, and the wisdom to know the difference.” I couldn’t help but notice the similarity between the […]
Thought of the day (an interesting contrast that bears reproduction): “The ability to destroy a plan is insignificant next to the power of the Force.“ Darth Vader (Star Wars, circa 1977) “The ability to subordinate an impulse to a value is the essence of the proactive person. Reactive […]
Enforcing Foreign Interlocutory Judgments or Injunctive Relief In Singapore
The recent Singapore Court of Appeal judgment in Pathfinder Strategic Credit LP v Empire Capital Resources Pte Ltd  SGCA 29 (the “Judgment“) – accessible here – is a timely reminder of a corporate debtor’s obligations when applying to restructure its debts under Singapore’s Companies Act (the “Act“). […]
An examination of the grounds on which a marriage is considered void under the Women’s Charter.
Specifically, an evaluation as to whether a registered marriage may subsequently be annulled by the Registrar of Marriages due to gender reassignment of one of the parties to the registered marriage.