Wong Li Qi writes a case update on a recent Singapore Court of Appeal decision granting retrospective leave for lifting of the Riddick undertaking.
The Singapore Court of Appeal in Ong Jane Rebecca v Lim Lie Hoa  SGCA 63clarified the legal framework on a Riddick undertaking and discussed the relevant considerations in whether to lift the undertaking. In light of the exceptional circumstances, the Court of Appeal had granted the appellant retrospective leave.
While this decision dealt with other facts, this case update focuses only on the key facts and issues on the Riddick undertaking.
Kwan Will Sen and Joyce Lim write about the recent judgment involving AirAsia X’s restructuring and its significance under the Cape Town Convention.
The Malaysian High Court in Kuala Lumpur had on 19 February 2021 handed down a significant judgment (click here for the grounds of judgment) in relation to AirAsia X Berhad (“AAX”)’s application for leave to convene creditors’ meeting for purposes of considering and approving a scheme of arrangement (“Leave Application”).
It analysed and interpreted certain provisions under the Convention on the International Interests in Mobile Equipment (“the Convention”) and the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment (“the Protocol”), in particular that of Article XI(10) of the Protocol. Continue reading →
Joyce Limwrites a case update on this High Court decision on the importance between a personal wrong and a corporate wrong in a shareholder oppression action.
The High Court in the recent case of Dato’ Shabaruddin Bin Ibrahim v Dato’ Ruslan Bin Ali Omar & Ors  MLJU 1744 (with grounds of judgment dated 26 October 2020) (Shabaruddin) dealt with the distinction between a personal wrong committed against shareholders of a company and a corporate wrong committed against the company. Continue reading →
Our guest author, Kevin Wong, writes on the top 5 construction cases in Malaysia for 2020. The areas covered include when does time run for the calculation of liquidated damages, the Controller of Housing, and cases on the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (CIPAA).
Our guest author, Khong Siong Sie, shares his recap of the top 5 tax law cases in Malaysia for the year 2020. Siong Sie is the tax partner at Khong Partnership and he is a chartered accountant. Continue reading →