Category Archives: 2019

15 Jan

JTJB News – December 2019

JTJB Continues to be Ranked in Chambers Asia Pacific 2020   The firm continues to be ranked in Chambers Asia Pacific in its 2020 edition for its expertise in Domestic Shipping. JTJB Singapore’s Senior Partner Danny Chua is ranked once again this year, together with our Deputy Managing Partner, John Sze, who has been individually

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29 Nov

Law Bites – November 2019

An Enhanced Framework for the Reciprocal Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Introduction On 2 September 2019, two Bills were passed in Parliament, becoming the Reciprocal Enforcement of Foreign Judgments (Amendment) Act (the “Amendment Act”), which subsequently came into effect on 3 October 2019, and the Reciprocal Enforcement of Commonwealth Judgments (Repeal) Act (the “Repeal Act”) (collectively

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07 Nov

JTJB News – October 2019

JTJB Continues to be Ranked in Asialaw Profiles 2020 JTJB Singapore’s Managing Partner K Murali Pany, Deputy Managing Partner John Sze and JTJB Thailand’s Managing Director Naiyachon Tathong have each been individually ranked as Distinguished Practitioners. Both the Singapore and Thailand firms also continue to be ranked as a “Highly Recommended Firm” yet again. We

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09 Oct

Law Bites – September 2019

JUST AROUND THE CORNER: IMO 2020 – GLOBAL SULPHUR CAP “IMO 2020, the regulation to cut marine fuel sulphur emissions from 3.5% to 0.5% will set off a tsunami.” – Tradewinds, 20 May 2019, IMO 2020. “The operational challenges will be manifold, and the costs astronomical. S&P Global Platts Analytics estimates the total global impact

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30 Aug

JTJB News – August 2019

IIMS Singapore Conference Managing Partner Murali Pany gave a talk at a conference held by the International Institute of Marine Surveying on the 8th of August. He shared his experiences in vessel collision cases and offered tips on how surveyors can help ship owners in the aftermath of a collision. He also spoke about the

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01 Aug

Law Bites – July 2019

LAW BITES – JULY 2019 The Implementation of the New Payment Services Act in Singapore  Case Note: BXS v BXT [2019] SGHC(I)10 Guest Article   The Collision Between “Ever Smart” & Alexandra 1″ at Jabel Ali   Our relationship with our clients does not end with the close of a deal or the conclusion of

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21 Jul

Wilmar Trading Pte Ltd v Heroic Warrior Inc.

The recent Singapore High Court decision in the case of Wilmar Trading Pte Ltd v Heroic Warrior Inc. revisited the issue of charterers’ bill of lading, and the issues of proof in claiming against the owners for negligence resulting in cargo damage. The claims arose in this case as a result of a shipboard incident

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01 Jul

JTJB News June 2019

JTJB launches Regulatory & Compliance Practice Area! In a business environment where companies frequently conduct cross-border deals and engage third parties to handle different aspects of the business, companies cannot afford not to have a strong and effective compliance program in place. Changes in the regulations coupled with heightened enforcement by regulators worldwide mean that

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29 May

JTJB News April 2019

Dear Friends, Due to technical issues, we were not able to send out our usual monthly publication in March and April. My apologies but I am pleased to inform you that normal service is now resumed. Thank you for your continued support and happy reading.– K. Murali Pany, Managing Partner JTJB participates in Sea Asia 2019 Sea Asia

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08 Mar

JTJB News February 2019

JTJB Breakfast Seminar: Commodities Outlook for 2019 Steel & Base Metals JTJB Partner Baldev Bhinder hosted this seminar on 1 February 2019 with guest speaker Hongmei Li from Mysteel. Ms Li provided an overview of the market trends for steel and base metals for 2018 as well as her analysis for the factors that will

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