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In brief The Singapore Court of Appeal has clarified the standard of review that applies to winding-up applications where the underlying relationship between the debtor and creditor is subject to an arbitration agreement. The Court held that a debtor can resist a winding-up application provided that it demonstrates, on a prima facie basis, that: (a) there is a valid arbitration agreement between the parties, (b) the debt is disputed and such dispute falls within the scope of…