Significance: Singapore High Court holds a person who assumed responsibility over the well-being and financial affairs of another person who lacks mental capacity to be a fiduciary and imposed an equitable lien over a HDB flat purchased with monies taken from the person lacking mental capacity. Facts 1. This case concerned one Dr Paul Freda Malliamalar […]
Introduction: Making Films in Singapore I love movies, short films, videos, television series. I binge on them. I talk about them with friends. I get jealous that TV series like La Casa De Papel, Fauda, Kim’s Convenience get picked up by Netflix for distribution to international acclaim. Singapore has produced great films like Apprentice, Pop […]
Significance The Court of Appeal held that there is no tort of abuse of process in Singapore, and also that a party is not entitled to claim for damages for the tort of malicious prosecution in civil cases.
Summary by Tedric Chai & Ronald JJ Wong In Tang Ling Lee v Public Prosecutor  SGHC 18, the High Court judge laid down the sentencing framework for road traffic cases under Section 338(b) of the Penal Code. The judge emphasized that it applied only to road traffic cases (at ). A flowchart summarizing the […]
Case summary by Tedric Chai Significance: Singapore High Court sets aside a trust on grounds of misrepresentation, mistake, undue influence and unconscionability, construes scope of living trust to include the plaintiff’s interest under a will. Facts On the evening of 26 March 2014 (which was 3 days after the funeral of his mother who was killed […]
By Ronald JJ Wong, Director Significance: Singapore High Court construes “good faith” in banking standard terms in the context of unauthorised fund transfers, finds that circumstances were not sufficient to put a reasonable banker on suspicion regarding unauthorised transfers, and finds on reasonableness of exclusion clauses under the unfair contract terms act. Summary: The plaintiff […]