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Elvis Presley Impersonator’s Creditor Fails in Bid to Garnish Alleged Debt Due from Country Club

In Sunny Metal & Engineering Pte Ltd v Lee Xin Ben Jimmy (Serangoon Gardens Country Club, garnishee) [2019] SGHC 135, the High Court discusses the burden of proof on the judgment creditor and whether a garnishee who has handed a cheque to the judgment debtor is obliged to stop payment on the cheque.

Elvis Presley Impersonator’s Creditor Fails in Bid to Garnish Alleged Debt Due from Country Club


The Geographical Indications Act 2014 – An Overview

This Client Note provides an overview of the previous geographical indications regime, before highlighting the main features of the new Geographical Indications 2014 Act, and how it may impact businesses in Singapore.

The Geographical Indications Act 2014 – An Overview


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