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11 Oct

Shaping up the shipping sector: Q&A with K Murali Pany

What are some matters that JTJB has advised on? We have continued to act in the usual spectrum of disputes such as charterparty and cargo disputes, but the bigger ticket matters that we have seen more of recently are the insolvency-related cases. Flowing from that, we have also been busier advising on transactional cases involving

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11 Oct

IMO 2020: Industry experts reflect on the transitional challenges

On 1 January 2020, a new limit on the sulphur content in the fuel used on board vessels was implemented. Commonly known as the “IMO 2020”, the rule limits the level of sulphur content in fuel used on board vessels outside designated emission control areas to 0.50% mass by mass, a substantial reduction from the

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11 Oct

Shipping’s route to decarbonisation

The shipping industry is under pressure to decrease its carbon missions as part of the broader drive by global governments to address the risks posed by climate change. With about 90% of the world’s trade transported by sea, shipping accounts for at least 2% of the world’s total greenhouse gas emissions. In April, the Singapore

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11 Oct

Cybercrime knocks – How prepared is the shipping sector?

Navigating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the shipping sector to reappraise its operations and reassess its resilience. Today, there is wide recognition that the adoption of tech will ultimately help ship owners, operators and other stakeholders better withstand future challenges. There are clear benefits on efficiency, productivity, costs and emissions reduction, to

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30 Jul

Law Bites- July 2021

LAW BITES – JULY 2021 Injunctions Against “Persons Unknown” Cybercrime has been on the rise, making up 43% of overall crime in Singapore last year. With the anonymity of the Internet, the question arises as to whether a victim can seek redress against an unknown perpetrator. While there are English court decisions on “Persons Unknown”,

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30 Jun

JTJB News- June 2021

JTJB ranked in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021 JTJB has been ranked for the 4th consecutive year by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021 for our expertise in Shipping. Congratulations to the team and a big thank you to all our clients for their continued trust and support.       JTJB Singapore team expanding We are pleased

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31 May

Law Bites- May 2021

LAW BITES – MAY 2021 Cypto Regulation in Singapore and Thailand In recent years, Singapore has become a global hub for cryptocurrencies, and Thailand is not far behind. Here the authors spell out the latest regulatory developments in both countries. Singapore The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has implemented legislation to regulate the cryptocurrency industry.

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30 Apr

JTJB News- April 2021

JTJB’s Conveyancing services recognised in Singapore’s Finest JTJB’s Conveyancing department has been named as one of Singapore’s top Conveyancing Lawyers by Singapore’s Finest. Congratulations to the Conveyancing team!     Dato’ Jude P Benny featured in BestLawyers® under “Best Lawyers in Singapore For the 14th consecutive year, JTJB Consultant and founder has been named as

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31 Mar

Law Bites- March 2021

LAW BITES – MARCH 2021 The Co-Insurance Quandary The economics of insurance have been reliant on the doctrine of subrogation which allows the insurer to sue the “guilty” party on behalf of the insured. Two recent English cases highlighted situations where such rights of subrogation may be lost based on the terms of the contract

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09 Nov

JTJB News – October 2020

  Complying with Trade Sanctions in the Maritime Sector Managing Partner K Murali Pany and Partner Nicola Loh were trainers for a course organised by Informa Connect Singapore on Trade Sanctions Compliance in the Maritime sector. During the interactive 4-day webinar course that took place from 27th – 30th October 2020, the trainers shared on,

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