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.
The SHC in Winsta Holdings Pte Ltd and another v Sim Poh Ping and others  SGHC 239 found that the Sim family had in fact breached their fiduciary duties.
International Healthway Corp Ltd v The Enterprise Fund III Ltd and others  SGHC 246 is the first reported decision applying the Companies Act to void transactions where a company has purported to purchase its own shares.
This appeal raises the question of how the concepts of sufficiency and infringement are to be applied to a “Swiss-form patent” relating to a specified medical use of a known pharmaceutical compound.
The Supreme Court granted the Respondents an easement to use of all the sporting and recreational facilities within the Park and ancillary rights and damages relating to use of the easement.
The Swiber Concorde  SGHC 197 affirms the commitment of the Singapore courts to provide a user-friendly forum to the maritime community in line with commercial expectations.
In Powerdrive Pte Ltd v Loh Kin Yong Philip and others  SGHC 224, the Court found the scope of the ROT clause unreasonably wide and struck out the claim against 5 former employees and their new employer.
In Anil Singh Gurm v J S Yeh & Co and another  SGHC 221, the Court held that the fear of prosecution alone is not sufficient to dispense with having the witness attend in person.
The judgment left the position on personal liability for a company’s tortious acts significantly different. This note argues that the position in tort should be brought in line with that for contract.
Although the SCA has declined to adopt the doctrine, it is prudent for our legislators to consider whether it should be introduced if it furthers Singapore’s aspiration to be a global IP hub in Asia.
The case of Jurong Aromatics Corp Pte Ltd (receivers and managers appointed) and others v BP Singapore Pte Ltd and another matter  SGHC 215 is significant as it makes important distinctions.
To assist lawyers involved in proposing sentencing frameworks, the article ends with a table of the 60-odd guideline judgments that have been issued in these past 5 years.
This article proposes that the division of matrimonial assets should be streamlined into a single approach by inclining towards equality while providing a discretion for judges where the outcome is inequitable.
The case is the first of its kind under the new amendments to the Companies Act introduced in 2017, which extended Singapore’s judicial management regime to foreign companies.
The earlier decision of the CJEU in Svensson – which was a case on hyperlinking and although cited fairly extensively in argument – was carefully distinguished on the facts.
This commentary looks at the case against the backdrop of decisions both prior to and in the wake of it and examines the ramifications of the Court of Appeal’s decision.