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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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16 Sep

JTJB Law Bites Sep 21 – No Jab, No Job? What it means for employers

No Jab, No Job? What it means for employers The Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus has driven a wave of employers across the globe to mandate vaccines for their employees. So far, several global brands based in the U.S. including Walmart, Google, Facebook and United Airlines have all issued mandates for their employees to

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03 Sep

Mandating covid-19 vaccines in Singapore and Thailand

A refusal of vaccination without reasonable grounds could lead to an infection that endan­gers the business, but it is unlawful for employers to make vaccinations compulsory. This article highlights the legal and practical issues in enforcing mandatory employee vaccination in Singapore and Thailand. Singapore In July and August 2021, the Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower and

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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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07 Jul

Developments in bankruptcy and insolvency laws in Singapore and Malaysia

This article looks at some recent developments in the bankruptcy and insolvency laws in Singapore and Malaysia. Singapore: Dispositions of property Under the Singapore bankruptcy law, any disposition of property made by a bankrupt since the day of making the application for the bankruptcy order is void unless the court consents to, or ratifies, the

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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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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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