Sexual Harassment At the Workplace

Sexual Harassment At the Workplace

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.

SHAREHOLDER DISPUTES (oppression, buy-out and share/business valuation)

SHAREHOLDER DISPUTES (oppression, buy-out and share/business valuation)

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

Share Buyouts (Applicability of Discounts)

Share Buyouts (Applicability of Discounts)

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 [2020] 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.

Law on Division of Matrimonial Assets in a Divorce

Law on Division of Matrimonial Assets in a Divorce

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.

Full and Frank Disclosure in a Matrimonial Contest

Full and Frank Disclosure in a Matrimonial Contest

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

Personal Protection Order (PPO) in a Family Context

Personal Protection Order (PPO) in a Family Context

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.

Injunction Relating to Child in the Matrimonial Context

Injunction Relating to Child in the Matrimonial Context

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.

Laws on Shared Care and Control

Laws on Shared Care and Control

In this article, Ms. Hazell Ng examines the laws relating to shared care and control.

Spousal Maintenance in the Pandemic

Spousal Maintenance in the Pandemic

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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Corporate Rescue Mechanisms in Singapore

Corporate Rescue Mechanisms in Singapore

In this article, we seek to provide a roadmap of the various corporate rescue mechanisms available to companies facing financial distress in Singapore.

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Construction Industry - Part 1: Force Majeure Clause

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Construction Industry - Part 1: Force Majeure Clause

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.