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    01:11 AM Mitchell Yeo Jianhao (Associate, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP)

    Bankruptcy Proceedings: third party securities don’t have to be stated in the statutory demand

    The Court of Appeal has stated in no unclear terms that, in the context of bankruptcy practice, a security held by a petitioning creditor in respect of the debt but which was provided by a third party (and not the debtor in the bankruptcy proceedings) (a “third party security”), does not have to be specified in a statutory demand. Further, any application to set aside a statutory demand must be ta...

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    06:33 PM Singapore Law Blog

    Protecting Business and Economic Interests: Contemporary Issues in Tort Law (18 & 19 August 2016)

    This international conference is jointly organised by Singapore Management University (School of Law), Bond University (Faculty of Law) and the Singapore Academy of Law. The conference will examine the role of tort law in protecting business and economic interests, with particular focus on nominate torts (such as the “economic torts”, defamation, breach of confidence, and statutory torts), and how...

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    01:09 PM Debby Lim (Partner, Shook Lin & Bok LLP)

    Event Note: Islamic Banking & Finance Law Conference

    On 31 March 2016, the Singapore Academy of Law and The Malaysian Current Law Journal jointly conducted an Islamic Banking & Finance Law Conference at the Supreme Court Auditorium. The Conference was an international gathering of practitioners, scholars and experts sharing their knowledge, expertise and experience on the principles, instruments and issues relating to Islamic finance. ...

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    01:10 PM Singapore Law Blog

    Submissions open for the TrustLaw Index of Pro Bono 2016

    Do you know that in 2015 lawyers around the world donated 2 million hours of free legal support? These are just some of the fascinating findings of our TrustLaw Index of pro bono, the ultimate survey mapping legal pro bono work around the world. Now, submissions are open for the 2016 survey....

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    02:44 PM Ronald JJ Wong (Covenant Chambers LLC)

    Case Comment: Accent Delight International Ltd v Bouvier, Yves Charles Edgar [2016] SGHC 40

    Will the fact that a plaintiff's substantive claims may be unavailable under a foreign law which possibly applies to the dispute affect the application of the forum non conveniens doctrine for an application to stay Singapore proceedings? Will the availability of the newly established Singapore International Commercial Court sway the court's decision on forum non conveniens? The Singapore High Cou...