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09 Apr

Law Bites – March 2020

LAW BITES – MARCH 2020 Personal Data Issues Amidst the COVID-19 Outbreak The arrival of the Black Swan has triggered the implementation of a slew of response measures. On the business front, organizations are collecting, amongst other data, health and travel declaration information. Questions then invariably arise as to how data privacy laws under the

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11 Mar

JTJB News – February 2020

JTJB is shortlisted for the Legal 500 Southeast Asia Awards 2020 The Legal 500 is a leading legal directory that assesses the strengths and capabilities of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions and has been doing so for 33 years now. In the Southeast Asia Awards this year, The Legal 500 will be looking to

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12 Feb

Law Bites – January 2020

LAW BITES – JANUARY 2020         Proposed Changes to the Appellate Structure of the Singapore Supreme Court     Guest Article       Unconventional Bridge Design – Collision due to Relative Motion Illusion     Our relationship with our clients does not end with the close of a deal or the

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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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