Latest by Prakash Nair

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False statements in a bill of lading and the indemnities to a master

Published on 02 March 2021. By Prakash Nair, Director

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This Article discusses the recent decision of the English Court of Appeal in the case of “TAI PRIZE” [2021] EWCA Civ 87 on the industry practice of Masters signing bills of lading containing statements about the condition of the cargo, the threshold of the Master's inspection, whether they amount to representations and the consequences of the statements turning out to be false.

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Misrepresentation, inducement, reservation of rights, affirmation of contract, rescission and damages in lieu of rescission

Published on 24 February 2021. By Prakash Nair, Director

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This Article discusses the recent decision of the English High Court in the case of SK Shipping Europe LLC v (3) Capital VLCC 3 Corp (5) Capital Maritime and Trading Corp [2020] EWHC 3448 (COMM) and the lessons learnt from that case and its application under English law and Singapore law.

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Arbitrable disputes in the context of winding up proceedings

Published on 05 May 2020. By Prakash Nair, Director

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This note discusses two recent decisions of the Court of Appeal of Singapore that dealt with the standard of review to be applied in winding up proceedings where a debtor asserts that there is a dispute which parties agreed to resolve by way of arbitration.

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