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    11:12 AM Benjamin Tham (BSc (National University of Singapore), LLB (Nottingham)); Yuen Kit Kuan (LLB (Nottingham))

    You Can Run but You Can’t Hide: Storey, David Ian Andrew v Planet Arkadia Pte Ltd and others [2016] SGHCR 7

    Generally, under the Rules of Court (“ROC”), personal service is only required for all originating processes (i.e. writs and originating summons), unless such service is excepted under any particular rule or statutory enactment or an alternative method of service is authorised (see O 10 rr 1 & 5 ROC read with O 62 r 1(1) ROC). Unfortunately, litigants do not live in an ideal world and attempts at ...

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    04:25 PM Nicholas Poon (Advocate and Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore)

    The limits of a case management stay to enforce the contractual bargain under an arbitration agreement: Tomolugen Holdings Ltd and another v Silica Investors Ltd and other appeals [2015] SGCA 57

    Tomolugen Holdings Ltd and another v Silica Investors Ltd and other appeals [2015] SGCA 57 is, or will come to be recognised as in time, a ground-breaking decision, as far as Model Law and other similar jurisdictions go, not so much for the result in the case, but the reasoning and application of principles to the facts. ...

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    07:16 PM Singapore Law Blog

    SAL Annual Review Conference 2016

    Covering 12 areas of the law over 3 days, this Conference organised by the Singapore Academy of Law will provide rapid updates on the law with incisive panel discussions on gaps and issues in each area. Speakers will discuss the decisions of the Singapore Courts in 2015, touch on relevant cases from other jurisdictions that impact on local law and highlight the developments in the principal areas ...

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    11:56 PM Shaun Pereira (Assistant Registrar, Supreme Court of Singapore)

    Green Men and Treacherous Crossings: Asnah bte Ab Rahman v Li Jianlin [2016] 2 SLR 944

    Should a pedestrian keep a lookout for oncoming traffic while crossing with the green man in his favour? This innocuous question sharply divided the Court of Appeal in Asnah bte Ab Rahman v Li Jianlin [2016] 2 SLR 944....

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    11:28 PM Loh Yu Wei Junie (Associate, Tan Rajah & Cheah)

    No reliance without expectation of returns? - Alvin Nicholas Nathan v Raffles Assets (Singapore) Pte Ltd [2016] SGCA 18

    Expectation and reliance losses are two categories of loss in the assessment of damages for breach of contract. In practice, a head of claim may comfortably fit within both categories. In fact, it may be argued that “reliance loss” is simply a subset of expectation loss, as this commentary will elaborate on below. This commentary will primarily focus on the Court of Appeal’s rejection of the claim...