This second edition discusses the many new and significant decisions, since 2010, within Singapore and other leading common law jurisdictions. These include: Ho Kang Peng v Scintronix Corp Ltd  3 SLR 329; Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ), Singapore Branch v Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd  3 SLR 540; Cavenagh Investment Pte Ltd v Kaushik Rajiv  2 SLR 543; Chang Benety v Tang Kin Fei  1 SLR 274; Chu Said Thong v Vision Law LLC  4 SLR 375; Thanakharn Kasikorn Thai Chamkat (Mahachon) v Akai Holdings Ltd (2010) 13 HKCFAR 479; Kelly v Fraser  1 AC 450; Eclairs Group Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas plc  BUS LR 1395; FHR European Ventures LLP v Mankarious  3 WLR 535 and Benedetti v Sawiris  AC 938.
Significant parts of the book have also been re-written to achieve greater coverage and clarity including sections discussing the distinction between agents and servants; capacity to enter into the agency relationship; express and implied actual authority; apparent authority in the context of companies; representations giving rise to apparent authority; duties of performance and gratuitous agents; and breach of the implied warranty of authority.
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Tan Cheng Han SC
Chapter 1 The Definition of Agency
Chapter 2 Agency and Other Relations
Chapter 3 Agency Created by Agreement
Chapter 4 Agency by Operation of Law
Chapter 5 Apparent Authority
Chapter 6 Ratification
Chapter 7 The Agent’s Duties to the Principal
Chapter 8 The Principal’s Duties to the Agent
Chapter 9 The Agent’s Relationship with the Third Party
Chapter 10 The Principal’s Relationship with the Third Party
Chapter 11 Termination of Agency