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Minority shareholder oppression and the proper plaintiff rule – it gets personal

Published on 04 June 2020. By Yuankai Lin, Partner and Selina Toh, Senior Associate

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Section 216 of the Companies Act (Cap. 50) affords protection for minority shareholders where their interests are oppressed by the manner in which the company’s affairs are being conducted or by how the directors’ powers are being exercised.

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A Review in Confidence: Modernising the Law of Breach of Confidence in Singapore

Published on 17 April 2020. By Yuankai Lin, Partner and Selina Toh, Senior Associate

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The elements for a claim for breach of confidence were trite, having been established more than 50 years ago in the English case of Coco v. AN Clark (Engineers) Ltd (1) and affirmed in numerous Singapore decisions (2) .

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Singapore's COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 – Highlights and Commentary on Key Provisions for Temporary Relief for Inability to Perform Contracts

Published on 06 April 2020. By Yuankai Lin, Partner and Selina Toh, Senior Associate

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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a severe contraction in economic activity on a global scale, as a result of supply chain disruptions, manpower shortages, travel restrictions and a swift decline in demand. Singapore is likewise grappling with the economic symptoms of these ongoing waves of COVID-19 outbreaks, which will continue to dampen global economic growth.

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