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Singapore proposes amendments to legislation for the enforcement of foreign judgments

Singapore proposes amendments to legislation for the enforcement of foreign judgments
Published on: 04 June 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Singapore proposes amendments to legislation for the enforcement of foreign judgments
  • Background
  • Current regime
  • Proposed changes under the Amendment Bill
  • Consolidation of REFJA and RECJA
  • Broader definition of judgement for purposes of registration
  • New grounds for refusing recognition or enforcement, and/or limiting enforcement of foreign judgment
  • No effect on the CCAA
  • Time frame and conclusions

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: The Singapore Ministry of Law has recently proposed amendments to the Reciprocal Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act (Cap. 265, 2001 Rev Ed) to be effected through the Reciprocal Enforcement of Foreign Judgments (Amendment) Bill). Written by Shaun Lee of Bird & Bird ATMD LLP. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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