The High Court has set aside a $10 million default judgment against an Australian-Chinese tycoon for alleged casino debts and allowed his appeal to enter his defence and contest the case in a court trial.
Former Georgian prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili failed to have a lawsuit against a Swiss bank involving a US$1.1 billion (S$1.5 billion) trust heard in a court in Singapore instead of Geneva.
Civil Procedure — Striking out
His lawyer and AGC debate court order allowing papers to be served on him in the US.
An issue may arise if a significant period of time has elapsed between the date on which the debt was payable and the date that a claim is made to recover the said debt from the Estate.
Effective: 01 Jan 2019
Published: 21 Dec 2018
This article discusses the novel issues raised by United Overseas Bank Ltd v Lippo Marina Collection Pte Ltd  4 SLR 391.
CA allows the AG to intervene on public interest privilege; grants extension of time for the CIT to request for further arguments and to admit further evidence to the HC.
This article traces the introduction of third-party legislation in Singapore and HK, followed by an assessment of the status quo.