A summary of the transactions entered into by a company (pre-insolvency) which may be subject to challenge by a liquidator of an insolvent company under Singapore law.
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 […]
Mr Thio Shen Yi S.C. and I review the revisions to Singapore’s Companies Act (Cap. 50) insolvency and restructuring provisions, as well as the adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency. This review was published in the June 2017 edition of the Singapore Law Gazette […]
Still the best roast pork in Singapore in my opinion. And the chilli is hard to fight too. Duck is super good but perhaps there may be a few challengers…but not many. Still the best darn roast duck, pork and charsiew in Tiong Bahru and as far […]
Like Irving Younger’s 10 Commandments of Cross-Examination, these are the 10 things I wish I knew – and which I still try to digest – when I started practice (and naturally as I continue practice). I thought this somewhat neurotic piece might speak to the junior lawyers out […]
Mr Shen Yi Thio S.C., Mr Patrick Ang and I share our views, reported in the Straits Times here, in relation to the new insolvency and restructuring laws that are set to come into effect sometime either in the second half of 2017 or in the early part […]
The Financial Times has today reported that Beckton Dickinson (“BD“) – a New Jersey based medical technology company – is set to acquire Bard (a healthcare equipment manufacturer) for USD 24 billion in cash and shares. One of the reasons cited by BD’s chief executive in connection with the […]
Disruptor set to acquire 3rd largest taxi fleet operator
US Congress Passes Financial Institutions Bankruptcy Act 2017 (FIBA) The Global Restructuring Review recently reported that the US Congress passed the FIBA on 5 April with the objective of amending the Bankruptcy Code to provide a framework to address the contingency where a financial institution with assets in excess of USD […]