Singapore was the first Asian jurisdiction to pass an eDiscovery Practice Direction. The Practice Direction was passed in October 2009 and modified in 2012. Pursuant thereto, there have been quite a few reported decisions relating to eDiscovery issues.
Litigation Edge’s Singapore eDiscovery reading list lists the cases and articles related to Singapore eDiscovery.
Litigation Edge’s E‐Discovery Reading List PD3 and Commentary of PD3 1. PD3 of 2009 and Modification 1 of 2012 2. Discovery and Inspection of Electronically Stored Documents: A Commentary on Practice Direction 3 of 2009 (Part I) by Yeong Zee Kin (Law Gazette, October 2009 (1)) 3. Discovery and Inspection of Electronically Stored Documents: A Commentary on Practice Direction 3 of 2009 (Part II) by Yeong Zee Kin (Law Gazette, November 2009 (5)) 4. ROCP 2011 Consultation Paper : Review of Discovery in Civil Litigation issued by the Rules of Court Working Party. 5. Summary of Amendments to Part IVA of the Supreme Court Practice Directions by Supreme Court 6. A Commentary on the Supreme Court Practice Directions Amendment No 1 of 2012 by Shaun Leong and Yeong Zee Kin (Law Gazette, March 2012) 7. Electronic Discovery: An Evolution of Law and Practice by Yeong Zee Kin and Serena Lim (International Conference on Electronic Litigation Papers, Academy Publishing , 2012) Standards 1. Sedona Conference Proclamation Conference (http:www.thesedonaconference.org) 2. EDRM (http://edrm.net/) Singapore Cases 1. Alliance Management SA v Pendleton Lane P and Another and Another Suit ‐ SGHC 133 2. Fermin Aldabe v Standard Chartered Bank ‐ SGHC 194 3. K Solutions Pte Ltd v National University of Singapore ‐ SGHC 143 4. Deutsche Bank AG v Chang Tse Wen and others  SGHC 125 5. Robin Duane Littau v Astrata (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd  SGHC 61 6. Sanae Achar v Sci‐Gen Ltd  SGHC 87 7. Surface Stone Pte Ltd v Tay Seng Leon and another SGHC 223 8. Breezeway Overseas Ltd v UBS AG  SGHC 41 9. Breezeway Overseas Ltd & Another v UBS AG & Others  SGHC 170 10. Invenpro (M) Sdn Bhd v JCS Automation Pte Ltd and another  SGHCR 19 11. Dirak Asia Pte Ltd and another v Chew Hua Kok and another  SGHCR 01 12. Teo Wai Cheong v Crédit Industriel et Commercial  SGCA 33 13. Global Yellow Pages Limited v Promedia Directories Pte Ltd  SGHC 111. UK Cases 1. Earles v Barclays Bank 2. Digicel (St Lucia Limited) & others v Cable & Wireless & others 3. Goodale v The Ministry of Justice ‐2009 EWHC 3834 (QB) 4. Rybak v Langbar International Ltd EWHC 2015 (Ch) Sample Templates 1. UK Electronic Documents Questionaire under Paragraph 10 of Practice Direction 31B – Disclosure Of Electronic Documents 2. DLA Piper Litigation Hold Whitepaper(Preservation) 3. Singapore Law Society’s Civil Practice Committee’s Article and sample letter of engagement published in June 2010 Issue of Singapore Law Gazette 4. Checklist in Annex C of 2011 Consultation Paper E‐Discovery Bloggers 1. Chris Dale’s Blog http://chrisdale.wordpress.com/2. Litigation Edge’s Blog : http://www.litigationedge.asia/
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