An examination of the recent Singapore High Court decision in NTUC Foodfare Co-operative Ltd v SIA Engineering Co Ltd and another  SGHC 250, and a consideration of the recoverability of pure economic loss in an alternative scenario.
The SG High Court holds that a contractual lien over sub-freight and sub-hire is registrable as a charge under Section 131 of the Companies Act.
The Singapore High Court opines on what an employer’s duty is to conduct “due inquiry” prior to exercising its right of summary termination.
In the recent Singapore High Court decision in PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd v Kensteel Engineering Pte Ltd  SGHC 175 , Justice Tan Siong Thye held that a purchaser’s (of land) lien over monies paid as a deposit creates a security interest that is capable of being […]
*Case Commentary: Re Taisoo Suk (as foreign representative of Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd)  SGHC 195 In the unreported decision of Re Taisoo Suk (as foreign representative of Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd)  SGHC 195 (released on 13 September 2016), the Singapore High Court exercised its inherent jurisdiction […]
*This article was co-written by Mr Thio Shen Yi, S.C. and I, and published as a Firm client update in July 2016. Case Commentary: Re Opti-Medix Ltd (in liquidation) and anor matter  SGHC 108 (“Re Opti-Medix”) The recent unreported Singapore High Court decision in Re Opti-Medix Ltd […]
Case Commentary:WY Steel Construction Pte Ltd v Tycoon Construction Pte Ltd (In Liquidation)  SGHC 80 The Singapore High Court decision in WY Steel Construction Pte Ltd v Tycoon Construction Pte Ltd (In Liquidation)  SGHC 80 raises certain some interesting questions about the effect and value of […]
Case Commentary:Living the Link Pte Ltd v Tan Lay Tin Tina  SGHC 67 (“Tina Tan”) The extent of a director’s liability for procuring the payment amounting to an undue preference under Singapore law (see s.329 of the Companies Act read with ss.100 to 103 of the Bankruptcy […]
*Case Commentary: Encus International Pte Ltd (In Compulsory Liquidation) v Tenacious Investment Pte Ltd and Ors  SGHC 50 Avoidance of Antecedent Transactions Whilst the case addressed several issues (including the effect and application of an “entire agreement” clause – which was actually central to the outcome of […]