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17 May

Law Bites – May 2022

Overview Of Legal Developments In Singapore’s Data Protection Landscape   Data protection officers and in-house legal counsel responsible for their organization’s compliance with personal data protection laws have key roles to play in this digital age which has drastically increased the ways in which organizations collect and use personal data. Personal data protection framework Personal

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27 Apr

Green shipping: Turning data into meaningful action

JTJB talks to Terry Seetoh, Head of APAC & Oceania at Adnavem, on how technology can help in the quest to decarbonise maritime transport. The decarbonisation journey needs a multi-pronged approach – P&I Clubs, ship owners and operators, ports and terminals, charterers, brokers and global governments need to work together to build a sustainable and conducive

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19 Apr

Law Bites – April 2022

Sanctions on Russia: Measures that Singapore businesses should adopt   It has been several months since sanctions were imposed against Russia. At this point, many companies find themselves having to deal with the disruptions caused to their supply chain and are assessing the impact of the sanctions on their customers and contractual obligations. Nevertheless, companies

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12 Apr

Singapore Maritime Week Special Update

JTJB took part in the recently concluded Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), an annual gathering of the international maritime community in Singapore. This year’s theme is Transformation for Growth, where it expands on the momentum built up by the industry in taking key steps towards digitalisation, while tackling the urgent issue of climate change. SCMA: The

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30 Mar

Law Bites – March 2022

4 Ways Companies Can Better Position Themselves In Light Of The New Rules Of Court 2021   It is not often that the Rules of Court are changed. For those fortunate enough to have never been involved in legal proceedings, the Rules of Court are essentially the rules that govern all court proceedings in Singapore.

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14 Mar

Law Bites – March 2022

Sanctioning Russia, what it means for Singapore firms?   Singapore imposed sanctions against Russia unilaterally notwithstanding the absence of any binding UN Security Council decision. The last time Singapore acted on its own in imposing sanctions was in 1978, when Vietnam invaded Cambodia. We wrote a Newsflash on this when the global sanctions against Russia

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03 Mar

Newsflash – March 2022

Sanctions imposed on Russia   News on the situation in Ukraine are dominating the headlines worldwide. Sanctions have been imposed on Russia by mainly the EU, UK and the US as a sign of disapproval and to advance the goal of conflict resolution. We set out below the key developments in the sanctions space for

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28 Feb

Law Bites – Feb 2022

Tech challenges in Singapore, Thailand shipping sector   Although there is wide recognition that the adoption of tech will bring benefits, there are still significant issues that need to be addressed. Singapore: Maritime cybersecurity During a webinar at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)-Singapore Future of Shipping event earlier this year, industry experts partly attributed the

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16 Feb

Pathway to decarbonisation: the maritime sector’s top considerations

Last year’s COP26 conference has mounted more pressure on the shipping industry to work (quickly) towards net zero carbon emissions. Much has been discussed about how global and regional policies and regulations should evolve to support industry players, the technologies that are available at the time and the challenges that sector players face on their

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