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  1. Corporate Law


    This textbook incorporates all the changes introduced by the Companies (Amendment) Act 2014, which made the largest series of amendments to the Companies Act since it was enacted in 1967. The first set of amendments came into effect in July 2015, and encompassed changes in areas including: expanding the scope of the statutory derivative action to allow a complainant even in a listed company to apply to court for leave to intervene in proceedings, which now also includes arbitration; relaxing further the capital maintenance rules generally, in particular, by removing the prohibition against financial assistance by private companies; and the introduction of a small company audit exemption. The remaining changes, with effect from 2016, include: provisions pertaining to directors (and now chief executive officers in some cases) and their qualification; removing restrictions caused by various definitions in the Companies Act of “equity share” and “preference share”, such as the one-share-one-vote requirement for public companies; and the increasing recognition of the use of the electronic medium in the context of the company.


    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Hans Tjio, Pearlie Koh, and Lee Pey Woan

     

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)
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    $72.00 (before GST)
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    $135.00 (before GST)

     

    Corporate Law
    $144.45
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  2. Contract Law in Singapore : Cases, Materials & Commentary

    Look out for our second edition coming out soon !

     

    This is the first contract law casebook which compiles extracts from the judgements of the Singapore courts, as well as excerpts from relevant Singapore statutes. It is designed to facilitate the teaching and learning of Singapore contract law by providing the reader with a systematic framework for understanding the core legal principles underpinning the different doctrinal facets of this subject. Every chapter provides an introductory overview of a key topic, including the formation of contracts, the interpretation of contracts and the discharge of contracts, to assist the reader in navigating a curated collection of case extracts from some of the most significant contract law cases that have emerged from the Singapore High Court and the Singapore Court of Appeal. Users of this book are invited to read the selection of materials critically in light of the accompanying commentary provided in each chapter, reflect on the “grey” areas of the law that have attracted controversy and consider the extent to which Singapore contract law is similar to, or different from, the position taken elsewhere.

    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Dr Burton Ong and Benjamin Wong

    Date of Publication: Dec 2019

     

    Member's Price: $120.00 (before GST)
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    $96.00 (before GST)
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    $180.00 (before GST)

  3. Principles of Civil Procedure Digital

    This book examines the rules of civil procedure and the ever-increasing case law in the context of carefully designed, underlying principles. This is a unique approach and its purpose is to inculcate a fuller and deeper understanding of procedure. Principles of Civil Procedure will enable the reader to gain a fundamental understanding of the elements of civil procedure in a very meaningful way at every level. It will assist lawyers in mastering difficult issues of procedure and present them with persuasive points which they can use in their arguments in almost every area. Civil procedure is not merely a body of rules. Rules are the mere facets of the subject. A true understanding of civil procedure comes only with an appreciation of the purposes of the rules and their link to the objectives of litigation.

    Author(s): Jeffrey Pinsler SC


    Date of Publication: Dec 2012

     

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)

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    Non-Member's Price: $72.00 (before GST)

  4. Intellectual Property Law of Singapore Digital

    This book centres on the discussion of intellectual property law in Singapore. The chapters are categorised into six Parts: Introduction; Copyright; Patents, Innovation and Inventions; Designs; Trade Marks, Passing Off and Unfair Competition; and Confidential Information. Each Part is written with the objective that it may be studied on its own. However, as there may be overlapping rights between the categories, cross-referencing between Parts and chapters is necessary. Singapore’s intellectual property law, like that in many other countries, is intricately bound to a larger set of international legal norms and standards. Therefore, the study of this branch of the law is not complete without consideration of the historical perspectives as well as the influences of international treaties and conventions in the different categories of intellectual property.

    Author(s): Susanna H S Leong


    Date of Publication: Jan 2013

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)

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    Non-Member's Price: $72.00 (before GST)

  5. A Treatise on Singapore Constitutional Law Digital

    A Treatise on Singapore Constitutional Law explores how constitutional law operates within the context of a non-liberal, secular constitutional democracy, within a religiously and racially diverse social setting. This treatise is concerned with both theory and doctrine, with explaining the black letter rules of constitutional practice and their underlying rationales, as well as critically examining how they work in practice. It seeks to draw out the broader significance of legal rules by identifying their underlying legal philosophy and engages the normative, conceptual and empirical dimensions of constitutional law, to present a thorough study of the law in Singapore. This book addresses both what the state of the law “is”, and evaluates this against what it “ought” to be or to aspire towards.


    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Thio Li-ann

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)

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    Non-Member's Price: $135.00 (before GST)

  6. The Criminal Procedure Code of Singapore – Annotations and Commentary Digital

    Authored and edited by a team of prosecutors under the guidance of the former Chief Prosecutor of the Criminal Justice Division (who is now the Deputy Chief District Judge of the Subordinate Courts), this book attempts to provide an insight into the raison d’être of each of the provisions in the Criminal Procedure Code 2010. It also discusses some of the jurisprudence surrounding predecessors of the provisions (where applicable) and how they might serve to form the contours of some of the provisions of the new Code. This book serves as a useful guide to all who are involved in the administration of criminal justice in Singapore, as well as academics and students of criminal law.


    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Jennifer Marie (editor-in-chief) and Mohamed Faizal Mohamed Abdul Kadir (general editor)


    Date of Publication: Mar 2012

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)

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  7. The Law of Torts in Singapore (2nd Ed) Digital

    Tort law has continued to develop apace in the intervening period since the first edition of the book was published in 2011: new torts have emerged, existing torts re-formulated, and important clarifications made on the scope of specific torts and doctrines. These developments are captured in this second edition, salient examples of which include See Toh Siew Kee v Ho Ah Lam Ferrocement (Pte) Ltd (occupiers’ liability); Anwar Patrick Adrian v Ng Chong & Hue LLC and AEL v Cheo Yeoh & Associates LLC (solicitor’s duty of care); EFT Holding, Inc v Marinteknik Shipbuilders (S) Pte Ltd (unlawful means conspiracy); and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ), Singapore Branch v Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd (vicarious liability). The scope and impact of new statutory torts introduced pursuant to the Protection from Harassment Act and Community Disputes Resolution Act 2015 are also examined. As with the previous edition, a comparative view is offered by considering, where relevant, new developments in other leading Commonwealth jurisdictions.


    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Gary Chan Kok Yew & Lee Pey Woan


    Date of Publication: Dec 2015

     

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)
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    $72.00 (before GST)
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    $135.00 (before GST)

  8. The Law of Agency (2nd Edition) Digital

    This second edition discusses the many new and significant decisions, since 2010, within Singapore and other leading common law jurisdictions. These include: Ho Kang Peng v Scintronix Corp Ltd [2014] 3 SLR 329; Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ), Singapore Branch v Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd [2011] 3 SLR 540; Cavenagh Investment Pte Ltd v Kaushik Rajiv [2013] 2 SLR 543; Chang Benety v Tang Kin Fei [2012] 1 SLR 274; Chu Said Thong v Vision Law LLC [2014] 4 SLR 375; Thanakharn Kasikorn Thai Chamkat (Mahachon) v Akai Holdings Ltd (2010) 13 HKCFAR 479; Kelly v Fraser [2013] 1 AC 450; Eclairs Group Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas plc [2015] BUS LR 1395; FHR European Ventures LLP v Mankarious [2014] 3 WLR 535 and Benedetti v Sawiris [2014] AC 938. Significant parts of the book have also been re-written to achieve greater coverage and clarity including sections discussing the distinction between agents and servants; capacity to enter into the agency relationship; express and implied actual authority; apparent authority in the context of companies; representations giving rise to apparent authority; duties of performance and gratuitous agents; and breach of the implied warranty of authority.

    Author(s): Tan Cheng Han SC

    Date of Publication: May 2017

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)

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    Non-Member's Price: $135.00 (before GST)

  9. Competition Law and Policy in Singapore (2nd Edition) Digital

    Since the first edition was published, the Singapore competition law regime has developed considerably. New enforcement decisions have created a small but growing depository of local cases which will continue to shape the development and practice of competition law in Singapore. This book provides a comprehensive guide to how competition laws in Singapore will be implemented, and how businesses, practitioners and students should navigate the regime. This second edition explores the lessons from the infringement decisions issued by the Competition Commission of Singapore, many of which take into account Singapore’s unique circumstances.


    Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Cavinder Bull SC, Lim Chong Kin


    Date of Publication: Mar 2015

    Member's Price: $90.00 (before GST)

    Associate Student's Price: $72.00 (before GST)

    Non-Member's Price: $135.00 (before GST)