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19 Oct

Law Bites – September 2020

  Breaching the Joint Account Wall – Landmark Singapore case regarding garnishing joint bank accounts           The Hong Kong Autonomy Act & Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization –  Hong Kong-related sanctions measures       Plaintiffs Beware! Salutary Reminder of the Extended Doctrine of Res Judicata       Our

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25 Sep

JTJB News – August 2020

JTJB International Lawyers ranked even higher JTJB International Lawyers, our network office in Thailand, has been ranked in seven legal categories by asialaw Profiles for their 2021 rankings. Below is a summary of their rankings: Highly Recommended Firm for: Aviation and Shipping Recommended Firm for: Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Labour and Employment; Real Estate

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26 Aug

Law Bites – July 2020

LAW BITES – JULY 2020 Ship Demolition: Practical Issues and Considerations Ship demolition, also known as ship scrapping is an essential process in the shipping industry. It acts as a balancing lever to restore market equilibrium in times of ship oversupply1. The number of ships being scrapped has been on the rise in the recent

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19 Jun

Law Bites – May 2020

LAW BITES – MAY 2020 The “MIRACLE HOPE” – The Security Obligations of Parties Under a Chain of LOIs 1. To what extent will security in charters be enforced in these unprecedented times? At all costs, it seems. 2. The recent English High Court’s decision of Trafigura Maritime Logistics Pte Ltd v Clearlake Shipping Pte

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15 May

JTJB News – April 2020

COVID-19 Updates Dear Friends, We have all been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses are dealing with many difficulties including reduced revenues, stagnant cash flows and operating restrictions. However, it gives us hope when we read the news and see that the daily average number of cases within the community has been dropping steadily after a

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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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