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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Singapore Court of Appeal sends stern warning to in-house counsel on their discovery obligations

29 May 2013

Discovery plays a fundamental role in the Singapore litigation system and it is well established that litigation here is conducted "cards face up on the table". The recent case of Crédit Industriel et Commercial v Teo Wai Chong [2013] SGCA33 highlights that the Singapore Courts expect the in-house counsel team, as well as external counsel, to properly discharge their discovery obligations.

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