Region: Singapore

Alvin Yeo SC dies aged 60

Alvin Yeo SC, co-founder of WongPartnership and the youngest ever lawyer to be appointed senior counsel in Singapore, has died aged 60 following a two-year battle with cancer.

01 August 2022

SIAC award survives coercion allegations

A mining executive and his son who alleged they were coerced at knifepoint into settling a joint venture dispute while suffering from mental illness have lost their challenge to a US$12 million SIAC award in Singapore.

29 July 2022

Moser award set aside over “flexible approach” to damages

Singapore’s Court of Appeal has partially set aside a €62 million ICC award over a Malaysian steel plant after finding that a tribunal chaired by Michael Moser breached due process by adopting a “flexible approach” to proof of damage.

26 July 2022

Crypto fund collapse produces billion-dollar claim

A Singapore-based currency trader has filed a US$2.4 billion ICDR claim seeking to recover loans issued to a crypto hedge fund that it says suffered an “unprecedented implosion” following market volatility.

21 July 2022

WongPartnership hires from Rajah & Tann

Alessa Pang has joined WongPartnership as partner in Singapore after almost nine years at Rajah & Tann.

21 July 2022

Singapore company announces win against telecoms partner

A Singaporean technology company says it has won a favourable AAA award against its former partner in a Brazilian mobile network.

21 July 2022

Malaysian state telecoms company beats SIAC claim

Malaysia’s state-owned telecoms company says it has defeated a US$34.5 million SIAC claim brought by a Singapore-registered IPTV services provider, also winning a counterclaim for misrepresentation.

08 July 2022

Singapore’s Keppel brings ICC claim over Doha sewage plant

A subsidiary of Singaporean conglomerate Keppel has filed a US$126 million ICC claim against the Qatar Public Works Authority over a terminated contract to build a sewage treatment plant in Doha.

01 June 2022

Airline catering award upheld in Singapore

A Singapore court has upheld an ICC award against a Korean airline in a billion-dollar dispute over in-flight catering, rejecting arguments the tribunal wrongly overlooked expert testimony.

30 May 2022

Mayer Brown hires from Kim & Chang

Mayer Brown has hired Kay-Jannes Wegner, who leaves the partnership at Kim & Chang after 11 years at the firm to relocate from Seoul to Singapore.

06 May 2022

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