This article discusses the risks to employers who fail to take workplace sexual harassment seriously, and suggests measures employers should put in place to pre-emptively tackle such issues.
Section 216 of the Companies Act (Cap 50) provides an avenue for a minority shareholder who has been “suffering” at the hands of the controlling majority to seek redress. Such specific remedies available to a “suffering” minority shareholder are listed at Section 216(2) of the Act, including; to
In this article, our Joint Managing Director Mr Mark Lee looks into the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Liew Kit Fah v Koh Keng Chew  1 SLR 275, s216(2) of the Companies Act and the issue of applying discounts for "lack of control" and "lack of marketability" when conducting a share valuation.
This article aims to provide a summary of how assets are divided in the event of a contested divorce. In doing so, Ms. Hazell Ng examines the leading case authorities on this subject.
There is a general duty for parties in divorce proceedings to provide a full and frank disclosure of all relevant information within his/her knowledge which is particularly relevant in the context of a division of matrimonial assets. Ms Hazell Ng examines the case law to determine what is the scope
In this article, our Ms Hazell Ng reviews the law on Personal Protection Order (PPO) in the family context and examines when a PPO will be granted as well as what an individual should do when a family member has committed violence against the individual or his/her child.
Our head of Private Wealth and Matrimonial Law Practice, Ms Hazell Ng, reviews the case laws on when an ex parte injunction could be filed in matrimonial context to compel a parent to return the child to the matrimonial home.
In this article, Ms. Hazell Ng examines the laws relating to shared care and control.
Our Head of Matrimonial Law Practice examines the issue of spousal maintenance in the covid-19 pandemic. In particular, we will discuss the possibility of seeking spousal maintenance for a potential loss in employment.
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In this article, we seek to provide a roadmap of the various corporate rescue mechanisms available to companies facing financial distress in Singapore.
The COVID-19 has presented an unprecedented crisis to the world. This article seeks to address the law of force majeure and its application in the current climate.