Here’s wishing everyone a happy and prosperous lunar new year of the Metal Ox! 恭贺新禧，祝各位牛气冲天，财源滚滚！ Our offices will be closed on 12 February 2021 and we will reopen on 15 Febrary 2021.
We wish everyone a restful and safe festive season and a happy, healthy and prosperous 2021 ahead! Our offices will be closed from 24 December 2020 to 3 January 2021 for the holidays. Thank you for your support this year and we look forward to serving you in the coming year.
In this month’s edition of Notes from the Bar, we discuss the Court of Appeal decision of China Coal Solution (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Avra Commodities Pte Ltd  SGCA 81 (the “Judgement”), where we acted for the successful appellant, and the implications of this decision on the determination of when is a contract binding on the parties. Read More
In this month’s Notes from the Bar, we discuss the High Court in Apex Energy International Pte Ltd v Wanxiang Resources (Singapore) Pte Ltd  SGHC 138 which provides a helpful guide as to the calculation of damages that are recoverable by the seller when the buyer breaches the contract of sale. Read More
In this month’s Notes from the Bar, we discuss the further measures implemented in Singapore and their implications on affected businesses and individuals. Read More
In this month’s Notes from the Bar, we discuss the case of the “Miracle Hope”  EWHC 995 (Comm) where the English Courts, in an unusual situation, had to decide on security for a vessel arrested in Singapore. Read More
In this month’s edition of Notes from the Bar, we will examine the implications of the freshly minted Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 on businesses and individuals in Singapore in the context of the deferment of contractual obligations. Read More
One advantage of international arbitration in Singapore is that the Final Award is final and not subject to any appeals. Parties know that once the Final Award is issued, the Final Award will not be subject to the uncertainties normally associated with appeals to an appellate court. But what happens when the manner in which the arbitration was conducted was unfair to one party? This is where the national court of the seat of the arbitration steps in and exercise its supervisory function as shown in the recent Singapore High Court decision of CBP v. CBS  SGHC 23 Read More
The COVID-19 epidemic is by now well known to all around the world and has caused significant disruption to our everyday lives. To a commodities trader, apart from inconveniences to his daily routine, COVID-19 may have also caused disruptions to his commercial operations. In this edition of Notes from the Bar, we examine some of… Read More
We will be closed for the Chinese New Year between 24 and 29 January 2020 (both days inclusive). During this period, we may not be able to provide timely response to your emails or queries. If you have any queries, please do send us an email and we will get back to you as soon… Read More