In this article, we explore the ambit of a director's right (at law) to inspect / access the company's documents and records. We also briefly examine how such a right may differ because of the different roles played by a shareholders and directors of a company.
Section 391 of the Companies Act (Cap 50) (“the Act”); which provides the Court a power to relieve directors from the consequences of their negligence, default, breach of duty or breach of trust. In this article, we seek to provide a brief snapshot of the ambit of such a power of the Court.
Mr. Mark Lee acted for a client faced with a charge of outrage of modesty (Section 354A(1) of the Penal Code (Cap. 224)) for molesting his colleague.
Mr Mark Lee was invited to speak at the 3rd annual workshop on “Employing Legal Solutions for International Migrant Workers: A Legal Education Workshop on Cross-Border Civil Litigation.”
Our lawyer, Mr Ryan Su’s article on “The Artist Pension Trust and the Price of Trusting Others" was published in the March/April 2018 edition of the Artasiapacific.
Our founders were interviewed by the Singapore's Law Gazette on the firm.
Mr. Wilbur Lim, together with the team from Justice Without Borders, gave a seminar on civil litigation to the Indonesian Family Network.
Mr. Wilbur Lim was invited to speak at Hagar International’s Singapore branch on civil claims and evidence preservation.
When can one commence a claim for defamation? How does one avoid being sued or liable for defamation? This article explores the balance that the law seeks to find between the right to freedom of speech and the right to protect one's reputation.
How does the law mitigate the risk of an errant director mismanaging the company. In this article, we explore the various duties and obligations imposed upon a director by statute and under general law.
Whilst shareholders “own” the company, the directors “manage” and run the company’s day-to-day to operations. In this article, we explore the rights and liabilities of a shareholder.
After being formally charged in Court, an accused has two (2) options; (a) to plead guilty or (b) to claim trial. What are the implications of choosing one option over the other? What should one expect during a criminal trial?