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13 Chicken Distributors Roasted with a S$26.9 Million Fine

Lee & Lee’s latest case note discusses CCCS’ recent decision to fine 13 chicken distributors $26.9 million for for agreeing not to compete with each other and for coordinating the amount and timing of price increases of fresh chicken products

13 Chicken Distributors Roasted with a S$26.9 Million Fine


Regulating the Sharing Economy

Lee & Lee’s latest article looks at the innovation of the sharing economy and the importance of regulating such innovation.

This article first appeared in the Q3/2018 Issue of the SID Directors Bulletin published by the Singapore Institute of Directors.

Regulating the Sharing Economy


Personal Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) Devices

This case update discusses the recent decision by the Personal Data Protection Commission, which found that a company was in breach of its obligations under the PDPA in respect of personal data collected through its Internet of Things devices.

Personal Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) Devices


High Court Considers the Status and Scope of an Arbitration Agreement in the Context of a Termination of the Main Contract

In the recent decision of Nippon Catalyst Pte Ltd v PT Trans-Pacific Petrochemical Indotama and another [2018] SGHC 126, the Singapore High Court considered the issues of how an arbitration clause survives the termination of the main contract, as well as the scope of such an arbitration clause. In making its orders, the Court also addressed its inherent case management powers.

High Court Considers the Status and Scope of an Arbitration Agreement in the Context of a Termination of the Main […]


What is the GDPR and How Does it Affect My Organisation?

This legal update examines the relevance of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (the “GDPR“) to Singapore organisations and summarises the noteworthy differences between the GDPR and Personal Data Protection Act 2012

What is the GDPR and How Does it Affect My Organisation?

 


Parties Who Freely Enter Into Contracts Are Expected To Read And Understand The Contracts They Choose To Enter Into

This legal update examines the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision in Broadley Construction Pte Ltd v Alacran Design Pte Ltd [2018] SGCA 25, in which the Court emphasised that it is inherent in the law of contract and integral to commercial life, that parties who freely enter into a bargain are expected to read and understand the contracts they choose to enter into.

Parties Who Freely Enter Into Contracts Are Expected To Read And Understand The Contracts They Choose To Enter […]


Strata Titles Board outlines MCSTs’ duty under s47 BMSMA (Inspection Of MCST Records And Documents), and its interaction with PDPA 2012

This case note discusses the recent Strata Titles Board decision in Timothy Siah Yang Teck v 28th Management Council of MCST 1420 STB No. 82 of 2017 in relation to the  MCSTs’ duty under s47 BMSMA (Inspection Of MCST Records And Documents), and its interaction with PDPA 2012.

Strata Titles Board outlines MCSTs’ duty under s47 BMSMA (Inspection Of MCST Records And Documents), and its interaction with PDPA 2012


Singapore Court of Appeal confirms that claimants in adjudication only need to establish a prima facie case and that a respondent can show that there are patent errors which the adjudicator has failed to recognize in order to set aside the determination.

This update discusses the Court of Appeal’s decision in Comfort Management Pte Ltd v OGSP Engineering Pte Ltd [2018] SGCA 19, where the Court of Appeal confirms that claimants in adjudication only need to establish a prima facie case and that a respondent can show that there are patent errors which the adjudicator has failed to recognize in order to set aside the determination

Singapore Court of Appeal confirms that claimants in adjudication only need to establish a prima facie case and that […]