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In TMT Asia Ltd v BHP Billiton Marketing AG (Singapore Branch) and another  SGCA 60, the Singapore Court of Appeal demonstrated that a rejection of an offer to settle a claim in full could entail serious consequences. Here, the Court found the Appellant's refusal of the Respondents' offer to make payment of the entire amount claimed to be abuse of process, and thus struck out the Appellant's claim. The Respondents were successfully represented by Kelvin Poon, Derek On and Ang Tze Phern of Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP.
On 1 November 2019, the provisions under the Human Biomedical Research Act 2015 which regulate human tissue activities and tissue banks came into effect. The provisions establish the Human Tissue Framework, which regulates dealings in human tissue and prohibits commercial trading in human tissue. In this Update, we provide a summary of the key features of the Human Tissue Framework in safeguarding the safety and welfare of tissue donors.