singapore - Contracts & Commercial

Wong Chong Hui and Another v Lim Siong Hoe Lawrence

Contract - Mistake - Unilateral mistake

Date: 29 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 85; Source: Singapore Law Watch

The Enterprise Fund II Ltd v Jong Hee Sen

Contract - Contractual terms - Express terms; Contract - Contractual terms - Admissibility of evidence; Contract - Remedies - Mitigation of damage; Contract - Illegality and public policy - Statutory illegality; Financial and Securities Markets - Regulatory requirements - Licensing

Date: 29 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 87; Source: Singapore Law Watch

B2C2 Ltd v Quoine Pte Ltd

Contract - Breach; Contract - Mistake - Mistake of fact; Trusts - Breach of trust

Date: 14 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC(I) 3; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Jumaiah bte Amir and Another v Salim bin Abdul Rashid

Contract - Breach - Settlement agreement

Date: 12 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 63; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Amendment) Act 2019

This Act seeks to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act.
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: No. 13; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Tan & Au LLP v Seo Puay Guan and Others

Contract - Duress; Contract - Contractual terms - Express terms; Legal Profession - Remuneration - Stakeholding fees

Date: 07 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 59; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Wen Wen Food Trading Pte Ltd v Food Republic Pte Ltd

Civil Procedure - Pleadings - Striking out; Contract - Breach; Contract - Misrepresentation - Fraudulent; Contract - Contractual terms - Parol evidence rule; Contract - Contractual terms - Rules of construction

Date: 07 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 60; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Mitsubishi Corp RTM International Pte Ltd v Kyen Resources Pte Ltd

Commercial transactions - Sale of goods - Rights of unpaid seller - Retention of title clause

Date: 05 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHCR 6; Source: Singapore Law Watch

World Fuel Services (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Xie Sheng Guo

Contract - Illegality and public policy - Restraint of trade

Date: 05 March 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 54; Source: Singapore Law Watch

MCH International Pte Ltd and Others v YG Group Pte Ltd and Others, and Other Suits

Contract - Breach; Contract - Contractual Terms; Tort - Conspiracy; Companies - Directors - Duties; Companies - Winding Up; Equity - Remedies - Equitable Compensation; Equity - Remedies - Loss of Chance

Date: 27 February 2019; Court: High Court; Citation: [2019] SGHC 43; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Strategic Goods (Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 1 May 2019.
Date: 25 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 116; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Government Contracts (Authorisation) Notification 2019

This Notification comes into operation on 1 February 2019.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 62; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Amendment) Bill

This Bill seeks to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act.
Date: 14 January 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: Bill No. 3/2019; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Ban on Display of Tobacco Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 21 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 854; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Licensing) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 21 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 855; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Changes to the Strategic Goods Control List

This is to notify the gazetting of the new Strategic Goods (Control) Order 2018, on the 4 September 2018 and will come into effect from 1 November 2018. Circular No. 08/2018
Date: 04 September 2018; Type: Circular; Source: Customs Department

Strategic Goods (Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 November 2018.
Date: 04 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 537; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Strategic Goods (Control) (Brokering) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 November 2018.
Date: 04 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 538; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Strategic Goods (Control) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 November 2018.
Date: 04 September 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 536; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) (Labelling) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 October 2018.
Date: 30 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 478; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

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