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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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13 May

Crypto 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. The Payment Services Act (PSA) came into effect on 28 January

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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 Mar

Pandemic relief measures in Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia

Countries around the world have implemented various relief measures to ease the impact of the covid-19 pandemic to their economies. This article provides a snapshot of the measures introduced in Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia. Companies should be aware of, and evaluate, whether the available relief may apply or be useful to them. Singapore: The Re-Align

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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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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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