In this month’s Notes from the Bar, we discuss the further measures implemented in Singapore and their implications on affected businesses and individuals.
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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
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
In our August 2019 edition of Notes from the Bar, we looked at the Singapore High Court case of BNA v. BNB & Anor 
Cyber fraud and the hacking of email accounts is an increasingly common occurrence nowadays. The shipping and international trade industries, where large sums of money
Provisions in charterparties for tendering of NOR, commencement of laytime and cancellation of charterparties are all well known and often negotiated provisions. Very often, parties
Force majeure clauses are often found in agreements for sale of commodities and in charterparties. Very often, it is a long paragraph containing a very long sentence that is laborious to read. A force majeure clause, if applicable, would allow one party to the contract to avoid liability for non-performance on the occurrence of a force majeure event. What happens if that party seeking to rely on the force majeure clause had no intention to perform at all in the first place?
In this inaugural edition of our Notes from the Bar, we take a look at a recent Singapore High Court decision of BNA v. BNB