Category: Law

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 […]

Part 1: Building “Brand Singapore”​ as an International Hub for Debt Restructuring (Part 1) [Insolvency & Restructuring Law]

Introduction The landmark decision of the Singapore High Court inRe Pacific Andes Resources Development Ltd and other matters [2016] SGHC 210 (“Re PARD” or the “Judgment“) is demonstrative of the present attitude and policy objectives of the Singapore Courts towards creating an environment conducive to cross-border restructuring. A […]

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 […]