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Case Update: Unavailability of a particular source may operate to frustrate contracts

[Thanks to Daniel Jung, Associate, Olswang Asia LLP for a summary of the case and the first draft of this post] We previously discussed ┬áthe case of Alliance Concrete Singapore Pte Ltd v Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd, [2013] SGHC … Continue reading

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The Interpretation of Force Majeure Clauses and Frustration in Singapore

In the recent case of Alliance Concrete Singapore Pte Ltd v Sato Kogyo (S) Pte Ltd, [2013] SGHC 127, the Singapore High Court examined the issues of frustration and the interpretation of force majeure clauses in relation to the so-called … Continue reading

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Interpretation of Force Majeure Clauses

After a contract has been concluded, circumstances may arise which render the contract unworkable or even impossible to perform. A force majeure clause will stipulate what happens to the parties’ contractual obligations in the event of specified events or events … Continue reading

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