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    10:24 PM Ronald JJ Wong (Associate, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP)

    Court of Appeal sets aside Mareva injunctions and ancillary disclosure orders in Bouvier, Yves Charles Edgar and another v Accent Delight International Ltd and another and another appeal [2015] SGCA 45

    The case of Bouvier, Yves Charles Edgar and another v Accent Delight International Ltd and another and another appeal [2015] SGCA 45 involves multi-million dollar transactions in the opaque world of private acquisitions of rare artworks including works by Leonardo da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Amedeo Modigliani and Mark Rothko. The Court of Appeal in Bouvier, for which Sundaresh Menon...

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    10:53 PM Devathas Satianathan (Justices' Law Clerk, Supreme Court of Singapore)

    Case Comment on Li Siu Lun v Looi Kok Poh and another [2015] SGHC 149

    Can a plaintiff claim, as compensatory damages, the expenses he incurred in investigating into his pending claim in the tort of conspiracy? In addition to compensatory damages, when will a plaintiff be entitled to aggravated damages? These questions were considered by the High Court in Li Siu Lun v Looi Kok Poh and another [2015] SGHC 149....

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    09:42 PM Justin Chan and Tan Aik Thong (Associates, Shook Lin & Bok LLP)

    Clarity in Effecting Service Outside of Jurisdiction: Humpuss Sea Transport Pte Ltd v PT Humpuss Intermoda Transportasi TBK [2015] SGHC 144

    The question posed before the High Court in Humpuss Sea Transport Pte Ltd v PT Humpuss Intermoda Transportasi TBK [2015] SGHC 144 is a simple one – was the elected mode of service of a Singaporean process on corporate defendants in Indonesia valid. Yet, arriving at an answer would require a careful navigation through the intricacies of Order 11 of the Rules of Court (Cap. 322, 2014 Rev Ed), which ...

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    11:28 PM Gerald Leong (Practice Trainee, Drew & Napier LLC)

    High Court Clarifies Scope of Riddick Principle in Singapore: Foo Jong Long Dennis v Ang Yee Lim [2015] 2 SLR 578

    If a document is disclosed during discovery, it is subject to an implied undertaking not to be used for a collateral purpose. This is known as the Riddick principle. However, does the Riddick principle still apply if the said document has been used in open court? The Singapore High Court recently had a chance to consider this for the first time in Foo Jong Long Dennis v Ang Yee Lim [2015] 2 SLR 57...

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    11:05 PM Janahan Thiru (Associate, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP)

    Case Comment on Ang Pek San Lawrence v Singapore Medical Council [2015] SGHC 58

    In a judgment that has garnered significant interest from the medical community, the High Court explained its rare decision to order costs against the Singapore Medical Council (“SMC”) in respect of disciplinary proceedings instituted against a medical practitioner. This is a significant decision which would have implications not only on the SMC and the medical community, but possibly also on othe...