In Re Fan Kow Hin, the SHC held that funding agreements that have the effect of assigning and selling a proportion of the benefits or proceeds of insolvency claw-back claims are permissible in the context of bankruptcies.
In PP v Elger Kua Meng Tern  SGMC 5, the accused pleaded guilty to using his office premises as a common gaming house, and for providing a Singapore-based remote gambling service.
In Vinmar Overseas (Singapore) Pte Ltd v PTT International Trading Pte Ltd  2 SLR 1271, the SCA overruled at least four of its own previous judgments given over 20 years.
In IM Skaugen SE and another v MAN Diesel & Turbo SE and another  SGHC 123, the SHC held that the availability of the SICC favoured Singapore as the more appropriate forum to hear the dispute.
In BAZ v BBA and others  SGHC 275, the SHC set aside an award against the minors, noting that it would violate the protection given to minors in contractual relationships under Singapore law.
In Re Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd & Ors  SGPDPC 3, the Commissioner ruled that SingHealth and IHiS failed to protect the personal data of individuals, in violation of s24 of the PDPA.
2018 saw many advancements in the areas of International Arbitration, Construction & Projects. In this Update, we look at some of the noteworthy ones.
This article surveys the recent Supreme Court judgments with regard to the analytical framework for sentencing.
The Opponent failed to prove that the mark was similar and that consumers would be confused.
CA holds that a judgment creditor does not become a secured creditor by virtue of having served a garnishee order nisi on a garnishee before a judgment debtor is placed under winding up.
In Sunseap Group Pte Ltd and ors v Sun Electric Pte Ltd  SGCA 4, the Cal aid down important principles on how a patent revocation counterclaim should be pleaded.
In MCST v Lian Tat Huat Trading Pte Ltd  SGHC 270, the SHC held that the MC has to prove its loss suffered in Court in order to recover damages.
In Catlin Syndicate v Weyerhaeuser Company, the English High Court found granted the claimant insurer an anti-suit injunction to restrain a non-EU defendant insured from breaching a contractually agreed arbitration clause.
In Mukherjee Amitava v DyStar Global Holdings (Singapore) Pte Ltd & Ors  SGCA 57, the Court held that a director has an almost-presumptive right to inspect the company documents to the extent these fall within the ambit of s199 of the Companies Act.
VTB Bank v Anan Group  SGHC 250 concerns interesting and novel points of law, specifically on the standard of proof for a debtor company to show that there is a dispute, and therefore stave off winding up proceedings by a creditor, where the underlying contract is subject to arbitration.
In Re Aathar Ah Kong Andrew  SGHC 227, the SHC held that it did not have the power to grant an extension of the interim stay order.
Swissbourgh Diamond Mines (Pty) Limited and others v Kingdom of Lesotho  SGCA 81 was the first time the Singapore courts allowed an application to set aside an investor-State arbitration award on the merits.
It was held that the average consumer of the services in Singapore could not fail to be informed immediately by its use of the intended purpose and nature of the particular financial services.
This article discusses the novel issues raised by United Overseas Bank Ltd v Lippo Marina Collection Pte Ltd  4 SLR 391.
In BTY v BUA and other matters  SGHC 213, the issue was whether or not the matter should proceed to litigation or arbitration.