Malaysian state telecoms company beats SIAC claim

Providence Law Asia LLC, along with co-counsel Zul Rafique & Partners, successfully defended Telekom Malaysia in a SIAC claim for more than US$34 million in damages brought against it by a Singapore-registered IPTV services provider, Vodoke. The Tribunal dismissed the claims brought by Vodoke for alleged breach of a collaboration agreement and found Vodoke liable for […]

SICC dismisses jurisdictional challenge based on repudiation of an arbitration agreement

Abraham Vergis, S.C. , Jiaxiang Zhuo, FCIArb and Asiyah Arif were recently successful in resisting an appeal against a positive jurisdictional ruling issued by an arbitral Tribunal in the Singapore International Court. The jurisdictional challenge was mounted on the basis that the arbitration agreement set out in the joint venture agreement between parties had been repudiated when one party pursued […]

The Contours and Limits of Transnational Issue Estoppel

On 7 July 2021, our lawyers Jiaxiang and Kenny published a case comment on The Contours and Limits of Transnational Issue Estoppel – Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp v Merck KGaA [2021] 1 SLR 1102. The application of issue estoppel, regularly invoked in the Singapore courts, had hitherto not been distinguished based on whether the […]

When does foreign illegality vitiate the enforcement of a Singapore trust?

ThoughtLeaders4FIRE has published Director Zhuo Jiaxiang and Counsel Danny Quah’s article titled “When does foreign illegality vitiate the enforcement of a Singapore trust?”. In the article, Jiaxiang and Danny discuss how the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) case of Baker, Michael A (executor of the estate of Chantal Burnison, deceased) v BCS Business Consulting Services […]

When does foreign illegality vitiate the enforcement of a trust arrangement?

Singapore Law Watch has published the case commentary authored by Zhuo Jiaxiang and Danny Quah on the Singapore International Commercial Case of Baker, Michael A (executor of the estate of Chantal Burnison, deceased) v BCS Business Consulting Services Pte Ltd and others [2020] SGHC(I) 10 (“Chantal”). In Chantal, the Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”) had […]

Providence Law Asia promotes two directors

It is our pleasure to announce that Mr Nawaz Kamil and Mr Jiaxiang Zhuo will be appointed as Directors of the firm. Their appointments reflects the firm’s continued growth and commitment to providing clients with their choice of counsel. Nawaz will head the firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency Practice, having built a strong network with both […]

Mano Sabnani files defence against claims

Providence Law Asia has been engaged by Mr Mano Sabnani, an outspoken investor of Stamford Land Corp, to defend his case in a defamation claim by the latter. Mr Mano Sabnani has been accused by Stamford Land and its directors of making defamatory statements against them on Facebook and in The Business Times on July 27th and […]