Cross-Border Restructuring and Insolvency in the SICC By Manoj Pillay Sandrasegara, Mark Choy, Clayton Chong and Adnaan Noor (WongPartnership LLP) Singapore has invested significant efforts in positioning itself as a regional restructuring hub in…
An alternative paradigm for Singapore jurisdiction in cross-border insolvency? By Dawn Tan Ly-Ru and Tristan Teo (Ashurst ADTLaw LLC) Singapore aims to become a hub for international corporate and debt restructuring. The foundations for…
The Singapore Court of Appeal considers the UNCITRAL Model Law By Alexander McMyn, Charles McConnell and Joann Ho (White & Case)  Summary The automatic stay under the version of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency adopted…
Liquidators Take Note: No Retrospective Authorisation for Exercise of Liquidators’ Powers By Joel Chng and Clayton Chong (WongPartnership) Re Kirkham International Pte Ltd (in compulsory liquidation) [2023] SGHC 19 (Kirkham) has important…
Substantial Connections and Extended Moratoriums – Why the Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 (IRDA) May Continue to Attract Restructuring Proponents to Singapore By Masi Zaki & Kate Spratt (Squire Patton Boggs) The economic…
Unprecedented order for the compulsory appointment of a CRO in Singapore restructuring proceedings By Rob Child, Jean Woo, Karan Puri (Ashurst) and Matt Becker (Deloitte) The Singapore High Court makes an unprecedented order for the compulsory…
Can a shareholder or contributory oppose an application to wind up a company? By Wong Chee Lin and Janice Ooi (Skrine) Introduction In the recent case of Atlas Equifin Pte Ltd v Electronic Cash and Payment Solutions (S) Pte Ltd (Andy Lim…
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…