In this month’s article, we revisit two old cases where the blockage to the Suez Canal in 1956 led to legal claims being brought by shipping and trade parties.
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In this month’s article, we discuss the Singapore High Court decision of PetroChina International (Singapore) Pte Ltd v. Owner and/or Demise Charterer of the vessel “Ocean Winner”  SGHC 8 where the court considered competing considerations of a statutory lien and a moratorium imposed by the insolvency regime.
In this month’s edition of Notes from the Bar, we discuss the recent Singapore High Court decision in the case of Silverlink Resorts Ltd v. MS First Capital Insurance Ltd  SGHC 251 and the implications of ambiguity in dispute resolution clauses
In this month’s edition of Notes from the Bar, we discuss the recent Singapore High Court decision in the case of The Royal Arsenal v The Echo Star  SGHC 200 and the concept of maritime liens.
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.
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.
In this month’s Notes from the Bar, we discuss the further measures implemented in Singapore and their implications on affected businesses and individuals.
Unusual times call for unusual means – when the English Courts decides on security for a vessel arrested in Singapore
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.
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.
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