Shanghai Turbo Enterprises Ltd v Liu Ming

CourtCourt of Three Judges (Singapore)
JudgeJudith Prakash JA,Belinda Ang Saw Ean J
Judgment Date13 February 2019
Neutral Citation[2019] SGCA 11
Citation[2019] SGCA 11
Date13 February 2019
Defendant CounselToh Kian Sing SC, Kok Chee Yeong Jared, Chen Zhida and Wu Junneng (Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP)
Hearing Date27 September 2018
Plaintiff CounselYeo Khirn Hai Alvin SC, Aw Wen Ni, Tan Kia Hua and Lee Yu Lun Darrell (WongPartnership LLP)
Published date26 February 2019
Docket NumberCivil Appeal No 87 of 2018
Subject MatterChoice of jurisdiction,Jurisdiction,Civil Procedure,Conflict of Laws,Submission,Natural forum,Non-exclusive
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5 cases
  • Zecha Adam Cornell Lauw Roberts v CSI Sports Network Pte Ltd
    • Singapore
    • District Court (Singapore)
    • 30 October 2020
    ...only (see also Jian He at [10]). Here, I am guided by the Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Shanghai Turbo Enterprises Ltd v Liu Ming [2019] 1 SLR 779 (“Shanghai Turbo”) where the clause in question read as follows: Governing law This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Singapore/......
  • First Property Holdings Pte Ltd v U Myo Nyunt (alias Michael Nyunt )
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 18 December 2020
    ...arose as an implied term of the JVA, Debenture and Loan Agreement.68 The plaintiff relied on Shanghai Turbo Enterprises Ltd v Liu Ming [2019] 1 SLR 779 (“Shanghai Turbo”). In that case, the Court of Appeal held (at [84]) that any challenge to the exercise of jurisdiction by the court named ......
  • Chen Yun Hian Christopher v BHNV Online Ltd and others
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 31 December 2020
    ...such as the present plaintiff has shown strong cause, the following factors are relevant (Shanghai Turbo Enterprises Ltd v Liu Ming [2019] 1 SLR 779 (“Shanghai Turbo”) at [94]): in what country the evidence on the issues of fact is situated or more readily available, and the effect of that ......
  • Tecnomar & Associates Pte Ltd v SBM Offshore N V
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 11 November 2020
    ...r 1 of the ROC; a plaintiff has a “good arguable case” if he has “the better of the argument” (Shanghai Turbo Enterprises Ltd v Liu Ming [2019] 1 SLR 779 (“Shanghai Turbo”) at [49]; Vinmar Overseas (Singapore) Pte Ltd v PTT International Trading Pte Ltd [2018] 2 SLR 1271 (“Vinmar”) at [45])......
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