An analysis of the interplay between defects liability provisions and a claimant’s common law right to sue for damages for breach of contract.
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 […]
Enforcing Foreign Interlocutory Judgments or Injunctive Relief In Singapore
A summary of the legal principles relating to the tort of defamation in Singapore, an analysis of the difficulties in establishing such a claim and an evaluation of the business and commercial considerations which ought to be undertaken before filing a claim for defamation.
The fall and the fall of Harvey Weinstein has been widely reported in the media, leading to the #MeToo campaign where victims of sexual harassment recall the plights they have faced. Drawing open the curtains to expose a beast most, if not all, people are afraid or embarrassed […]
Pure Economic Loss and the Direct Liability of Company Directors In the Law of Tort [Company Law] [Tort Law]
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 Singapore High Court opines on what an employer’s duty is to conduct “due inquiry” prior to exercising its right of summary termination.
Purchaser’s (of land) Lien Constitutes A Security Interest That May Be The Subject Matter of a Caveat Against The Relevant Property [Land Law] [Credit & Security]
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 […]