Category: Cross-Border

Part 3 – Conclusion: “Brand Singapore” as an International Debt Restructuring Hub [Insolvency & Restructuring Law]

*Originally published on LinkedIn here. Certain further amendments and changes to the content have been made. At the INSOL 2017 Congress, one of the hot topics was the upcoming legislative amendments to Singapore’s Companies Act, coming into effect this 31 March 2017 videthe Companies (Amendment) Bill 2017 (the […]

Part 2: Building “Brand Singapore”​ as an International Debt-Restructuring Hub [Insolvency & Restructuring Law]

*Originally published on LinkedIn here. Certain further amendments and changes to the content may have been made. [A] Adopting the Guidelines for Communication and Cooperation between Courts in Cross-Border Insolvency Matters On 1 February 2017, the Singapore Supreme Court and the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of […]

Invoking The Inherent Jurisdiction Of The Singapore Court In Aid Of Foreign Restructuring Proceedings [Insolvency Law] [Cross-Border Jurisprudence]

*Case Commentary: Re Taisoo Suk (as foreign representative of Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd) [2016] SGHC 195 In the unreported decision of Re Taisoo Suk (as foreign representative of Hanjin Shipping Co Ltd) [2016] SGHC 195 (released on 13 September 2016), the Singapore High Court exercised its inherent jurisdiction […]