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    12:24 AM Kim Shi Yin (LLB, Singapore Management University)

    All in Good Faith: Recognising the Doctrine of Good Faith in Singapore’s International Sales Law

    As a signatory of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (“CISG”), Singapore must recognize the doctrine of good faith in international sales contracts governed by the said Convention. However, the working definition of good faith in Article 7(1) of the CISG has been accepted to be confined to the uniform interpretation and application of the CISG provisions...

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    05:44 PM Aloysius Chang (Associate, K&L Gates LLP); Sean Tan (Legal Executive, Michael Hwang Chambers LLC)

    Do you have an objection? - Goh Yee Lan Coreena and others v P & P Security Services Pte Ltd [2016] SGHC 141

    For blue-collar workers, the Work Injury Compensation Act (Cap 354, 2009 Rev Ed) (the “WICA”) provides a simple no-fault regime for work-related injury claims. In aid of its social objective of enabling such workers to obtain compensation swiftly and at low-cost, the WICA provides a dispute resolution mechanism with strict procedural requirements and deeming provisions. The consequences of not adh...

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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 ...