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SM Investments to sue Hyflux for alleged breach of agreement

SM Investments to sue Hyflux for alleged breach of agreement

Maybank to appoint receivers, managers for Tuaspring assets excluding desalination plant.

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Malayan Banking Bhd v Barclays Bank PLC [2019] SGHC(I) 04

The SICC holds that the defendant, Barclays, is liable to reimburse the plaintiff for transferring a sum of US$871,085.61 to a 3rd party pursuant to a payment instruction which Barclays sent to the plaintiff but subsequently sought to cancel.

2019 Study on Governing Law & Jurisdictional Choices in Cross-border Transactions

2019 Study on Governing Law & Jurisdictional Choices in Cross-border Transactions

An enhanced study (from the 2015 edition) was commissioned by SAL's Promotion of Singapore Law Committee to understand the changes in perception towards governing law & jurisdictional choices in cross-border transactions, as well as to cover a broader scope and wider reach.

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Why firms with an ethical rudder will become leaders

Why firms with an ethical rudder will become leaders

Ethics can be a competitive advantage for business success, and companies today need to embrace ways to ensure this is embedded into their DNA.

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$2m stake in doctor's firm recorded on paper as $3

$2m stake in doctor's firm recorded on paper as $3

Lawyer for investor suing aesthetics doctor Georgia Lee calls the arrangement a 'sham'.

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Kong Hoo (Private) Limited v Public Prosecutor [2019] SGCA 21

SGCA determines that Madagascan rosewood logs brought by the applicants into Singapore were not imported but instead were in transit, and accordingly quashes the applicants’ convictions for importation without valid permits.

Want to list in Hong Kong? Singapore firms need deeper pockets

Want to list in Hong Kong? Singapore firms need deeper pockets

Small-cap companies fall short when it comes to costs and stamina in the listing game. 

2 charged over scheme linked to purported cryptocurrency

2 charged over scheme linked to purported cryptocurrency

In a statement yesterday, the police said this is the first case of its kind.

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Aesthetics doc sued over $2m invested in her brand

Aesthetics doc sued over $2m invested in her brand

The case, which opened in the High Court yesterday, was described by Ms Hatta's lawyer as "a high-society game of bait and switch".

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ADV: 14th Annual STEP Private Client Awards

ADV: 14th Annual STEP Private Client Awards

Enter before 30 April 2019 to receive industry-wide recognition.

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Singapore Court examines implications of retention of title clauses

In Mitsubishi Corp RTM International Pte Ltd v Kyen Resources Pte Ltd [2019] SGHCR 6, the Court held that a seller could bring an action for the price of unapid goods under SOGA even though the seller retained title in the goods.  

Businessman, firm cleared of importing logs without permit

Businessman, firm cleared of importing logs without permit

Rosewood logs worth US$50 million were imported by Singaporean Wong Wee Keong and his firm Kong Hoo from Madagascar without a permit.

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NUS Pracademic Legal Update Seminar Series: Current Trends in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Deal Terms, NUS, 17 May (1 public CPD point)

This seminar will focus on some of the recent trends in deal terms involving M&A transactions, including requirements imposed by acquirers on representations, warranties and indemnities, in particular on privacy, anti-money laundering and environmental issues. 


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