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Singapore Data Protection Trust Mark

This Client Note highlights key aspects of the recently launched Data Protection Trust Mark scheme and explores why businesses in Singapore may be interested in this certification.

Singapore Data Protection Trust Mark


Recent Cases Concerning Building and Construction Law in Singapore

This update discusses 3 recent Singapore High Court decisions that relate to building and construction law – the decisions touch on the issues such as the effect when an extension of time clause is absent, estoppel under the Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment Act in relation to jurisdictional objections and whether a call on a performance bond can be made because of alleged claims arising in other projects (when the bond was issued for a different project).

Recent Cases […]


Office Closure

Please be informed that our office will be closed from
Friday, 1st March 2019 to Sunday, 3rd March 2019 for a company trip.

We will resume business on Monday, 4th March 2019.

As such, we will not be able to respond to notices and/or
accept service of documents and/or court documents during these dates.


Trade Mark Infringement for Goods in Transit

This case review examines the recent Court of Appeal case of Burberry Limited v Megastar Shipping Pte Ltd [2019] SGCA 01 in which the Court of Appeal held that a freight forwarder which facilitated the transhipment of counterfeit goods was not liable for trade mark infringement.

Trade Mark Infringement for Goods in Transit


A Company’s Liability in Knowing Receipt for the Fiduciary Breaches of its Errant Directors

This update covers the recent decision in Griffin Real Estate Investment Holdings Pte Ltd (in liquidation) v ERC Unicampus Pte Ltd [2018] SGHC 273. The High Court decided that where directors of the plaintiff company which had wrongfully caused it to extend an unauthorised loan to the defendant company, the defendant company, on the facts, incurred liability as a knowing recipient.

A Company’s Liability in Knowing Receipt for the Fiduciary Breaches of its Errant Directors


Transitioning From a Private To a Public Company

Lee & Lee’s latest article looks at the transitions that
a private company goes through when becoming a publicly traded company.

This article first appeared in the Q1/2019 Issue of the SID Directors Bulletin published by the Singapore Institute of Directors.

Transitioning From a Private To a Public Company


New Partners

The firm is pleased to announce the appointment of the following individuals as Partners of the Firm with effect from 1 January 2019:

Mr Anthony Wong (Litigation Department)Mr Timothy Loh (Real Estate Department)

We take this opportunity to congratulate our Partners on their new appointments.