Pre-pack Schemes: Singapore Perspective - Lessons after 5 Years  By David Chew (Partner, DHC Capital) What is a pre-pack? A pre-pack generally refers to a restructuring that is pre-agreed between debtors and creditors and then implemented…
SICC's Jurisdiction over Cross-Border Restructuring and Insolvency Matters By Sheila Ng and Sim Kwan Kiat (Rajah & Tann LLP) Introduction Businesses are increasingly spreading their footprint across jurisdictions, be it through the…
Court Determines When It Will Allow the Transfer of Shares in Insolvent Company By Priscilla Soh and Ho Zi Wei (Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP) Introduction When a company commences winding-up, the disposition of its property and the transfer…
Chapter 11 proceedings of REITs are not recognised under the Singapore Model Law By Alexander McMyn, Charles McConnell and Joann Ho (White & Case) In Re Tantleff, Alan [2022] SGHC 147, the Singapore High Court considered for the first time…
The Key to Lock-up Arrangements: Singapore High Court issues first written guidance on lock-up agreements in Schemes of Arrangement By Debby Lim and Alexander Kamsany Lee (Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP) Introduction The key to a successful…
Singapore High Court Decision Clarifies when Foreign Debtors may Restructure Debts in Singapore By Daniel Chia and Jonathan Tang (Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC) The Singapore High Court has clarified the definition of “centre of main interests” in…
Fixing the shareholder holdout problem in Singapore By Stephanie Yeo and Clayton Chong (WongPartnership LLP) When a company is attempting a restructuring via a scheme of arrangement in Singapore, shareholders often wield significant blocking power…
Recent case law developments in Singapore’s restructuring and insolvency laws show balancing between pro-rehabilitation policies and pro-creditor policies By Kei-Jin Chew and Clare Chia Ming Lee (Norton Rose Fulbright Ascendant…
The Singapore International Commercial Court and its role in establishing Singapore as a nodal jurisdiction By Clayton Chong and Muhammed Ismail Noordin (WongPartnership LLP) Singapore has made no secret of its ambitions to be an international…
Common Issues Arising from the Moratorium against Enforcement of Security and Repossession of Goods under Quasi-Security Arrangements  By Jo Tay and Ee Jia Min (Allen & Gledhill LLP)  Introduction Under the Insolvency, Restructuring…