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Far East Square Pte Ltd v Yau Lee Construction (Singapore) Pte Ltd [2019] SGCA 36: Inroad Into Dual-Track Regime For Construction Claims?
In Far East Square Pte Ltd v Yau Lee Construction (Singapore) Pte Ltd [2019] SGCA 36 (Far East v Yau Lee), the Singapore Court of Appeal recently dealt with important issues
Singapore
2 Aug 2019
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Understanding The New Singapore Infrastructure Dispute-Management Protocol
On 23 October 2018, the Ministry of Law launched a new Singapore Infrastructure Dispute-Management Protocol to help parties involved in mega infrastructure projects manage disputes and minimise the risk...
Singapore
14 Nov 2018
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Protecting Against Foreseen Risks - Is A Boilerplate Indemnity Clause Sufficient?
When entering into a contract, parties are increasingly relying on indemnity clauses to allocate risks that may arise. However, generic or boilerplate indemnity clauses ...
Singapore
23 Jan 2018
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Cross Claims, Counterclaims And Set-Offs From Another Construction Contract - Permissible In An Adjudication?
It is commonplace in our local building and construction market for the same parties to enter into multiple contracts for different projects.
Singapore
18 Aug 2017
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The Singapore High Court Clarifies The Scope Of Adjudication Review
The decision in Ang Cheng Guan Construction Pte Ltd v Corporate Residence Pte Ltd.
Singapore
8 Jun 2017
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Implying Terms Of Due Diligence And When Time Is Of The Essence In Construction Contracts
A case study of CAA Technologies Pte Ltd v Newcon Builders Pte Ltd [2016] SGHC 246.
Singapore
7 Jun 2017
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Arbitration At Your Option: So Long As You Have Agreed To It
A case study of Wilson Taylor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd v Dyna-Jet Pte Ltd [2017] SGCA 32
Singapore
7 Jun 2017
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Non-Delegable Duties Of Architects And Main Contractors In Construction Claims
The Singapore Court of Appeal held that architects and main contractors are not subject to a non-delegable duty in tort to ensure that the building and design of the construction project was undertaken without negligence...
Singapore
7 Nov 2016
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When Professional And Personal Lives Collide - Parity Among Professions?
Are all professions held to the same standard of honesty? In particular, if a professional is dishonest in his personal life, what is the impact on his professional life?
Singapore
7 Nov 2016
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When Do You Require A Specialist Builder's Licence For Structural Steelwork?
A case study of Nam Hong Construction & Engineering Pte Ltd v Kori Construction (S) Pte Ltd [2016] SGCA 42
United States
3 Nov 2016
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Recognising Foreign Insolvency Proceedings Arising In Jurisdiction Other Than The Place Of Incorporation
The central question in the case of Re Opti-Medix Ltd (in liquidation) was whether insolvency proceedings in a jurisdiction other than the place of incorporation could be recognised by the Singapore court.
Singapore
1 Nov 2016
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Recognising Foreign Insolvency Proceedings Arising In Jurisdictions Other Than The Place Of Incorporation
The case of Re Opti-Medix Ltd (in liquidation) and another matter [2016] related to whether insolvency proceedings in a jurisdiction other than the place of incorporation could be recognised by the Singapore court.
Singapore
27 Oct 2016
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SOPA Takes A Backseat: The Role Of Cross-Demands In Setting Aside Statutory Demands Issued Pursuant To Judgments Made In Terms Of SOPA Adjudication
In the course of its judgment, the court also distinguished between genuine cross-demands to the adjudication determination and defences to the claim in the original adjudication application.
Singapore
24 Oct 2016
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Keeping To The Straight And Narrow: Justice Is Not Served When Tribunals Stray Beyond Their Remit
In JVL Agro Industries Ltd v Agritrade International Pte Ltd [2016] SGHC 126, the High Court set aside an international arbitration award because the tribunal had breached natural justice by dismissing JVL's claim on an issue...
Singapore
9 Sep 2016
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Sanctity Of An Arbitration Award: When Does A Breach Of Natural Justice Tip The Balance?
The Singapore High Court refused the plaintiff's application to set aside the first arbitral award but allowed the second and third arbitral awards to be set aside because they were issued functus officio.
Singapore
9 Sep 2016
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Upholding Parties' Agreement To Arbitrate And Case Management Of Claims Against Multiple Defendants
The appellant, Maybank Kim Eng Securities Pte Ltd (Kim Eng) had commenced an action against its customer and her husband-remisier.
United States
20 Jul 2016
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Upholding Parties' Agreement To Arbitrate And Case Management Of Claims Against Multiple Defendants
The appellant, Maybank Kim Eng Securities Pte Ltd (Kim Eng) had commenced an action against its customer and her husband-remisier.
Singapore
19 Jul 2016
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Is A Lump Sum Contract A Feature Of A "Design And Build" Contract?
Is a lump sum contract a feature of a "design and build" contract? This was the central issue that the High Court had to decide in the recent case of Goh Eng Lee Andy v Yeo Jin Kow [2016] SGHC 110.
Singapore
3 Jul 2016
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Clarifying The Law On Repeat Claims And Post-Termination Claims Under The Security Of Payment Act
The Singapore High Court's recent decision in Asplenium Land Pte Ltd v CKR Contract Services Pte Ltd [2016] SGHC 85 has perhaps finally put to bed the issue as to what constitutes a repeat claim...
Singapore
1 Jul 2016
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