Legal Updates & Publications

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Legal Updates

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  • Implied contract arising from acting on SWIFT message

    31 May 2019

    In the recent case of Malayan Banking Berhad v Barclays Bank PLC [2019] SGHC(I) 04, the Singapore International Commercial Court found that where a bank sent a Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication MT 103 STP Single Customer Cre...

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  • PDPC issues Public Consultation and updates to Guides

    24 May 2019

    We highlight the key points from the Personal Data Protection Commission’s latest Public Consultation on Data Portability and Data Innovation Provisions, and the new Guide on Active Enforcement and Guide to Managing Data Breaches 2.0.

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  • Breach of employment contracts: Restraints of trade and the importance of proving damages

    23 May 2019

    In HT SRL v Wee Shuo Woon [2019] SGHC 96, the Singapore High Court held that an ex-employee had breached his employment agreement and his implied duty of good faith and fidelity by engaging in the business of a competitor during his employment. Howev...

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  • Joint tenant’s interest exigible to writ of seizure and sale

    03 May 2019

    In Ong Boon Hwee v Cheah Ng Soo and another [2019] SGHC 65, the Singapore High Court considered whether a joint tenant’s interest in immovable property is exigible to a writ of seizure and sale. In this latest decision, the High Court answered this q...

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  • Round-up of recent Employment Law updates

    02 May 2019

    We have provided a round-up discussing four recent developments in Singapore’s employment landscape. To find out more about how it may affect your business, please read the legal update.

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  • High Court clarifies bank’s duty to customer

    11 April 2019

    In the recent case of Koh Kim Teck, Smiling Sun Limited v Credit Suisse AG, Singapore Branch [2019] SGHC 82, the Singapore High Court considered whether a bank owed any investment advisory duty to its customer in either contract or tort. It found on ...

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  • Unilateral mistake and algorithmic trading

    25 March 2019

    The Singapore International Commercial Court recently issued its judgment in the first dispute in Singapore involving cryptocurrency. This judgment highlights the potential dangers of algorithmic trading and the difficulties with the application of t...

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  • Registry of Geographical Indications will come into operation on 1 April 2019

    25 March 2019

    The Registry of Geographical Indications will come into operation on 1 April 2019. Applications for registration for geographical indications will also be accepted from 1 April 2019.

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  • International Arbitration 2018 Update

    21 March 2019

    Singapore continues to solidify its position as a key arbitration hub. The year 2018 saw many significant Singapore court decisions relating to international commercial arbitration and investor-state arbitration.

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  • Revision to the Singapore Take-Over Code

    12 March 2019

    This update discusses the recent amendments to the Singapore Code on Take-overs and Mergers (“Code”), which are intended to provide greater clarity regarding the application of the Code to companies listed on the SGX-ST which adopt a dual class share...

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