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” [2020] EWHC 995 (Comm) where the English Courts, in an unusual situation, had to decide on security for a vessel arrested in Singapore. Read More

COVID-19 (Temporary measures) Act 2020 – Kicking the can down the road?

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

Notes from the Bar – COVID-19, commodities and charterparties

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