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21 Jul

Wilmar Trading Pte Ltd v Heroic Warrior Inc.

The recent Singapore High Court decision in the case of Wilmar Trading Pte Ltd v Heroic Warrior Inc. revisited the issue of charterers’ bill of lading, and the issues of proof in claiming against the owners for negligence resulting in cargo damage. The claims arose in this case as a result of a shipboard incident

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01 Jul

JTJB News June 2019

JTJB launches Regulatory & Compliance Practice Area! In a business environment where companies frequently conduct cross-border deals and engage third parties to handle different aspects of the business, companies cannot afford not to have a strong and effective compliance program in place. Changes in the regulations coupled with heightened enforcement by regulators worldwide mean that

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29 May

JTJB News April 2019

Dear Friends, Due to technical issues, we were not able to send out our usual monthly publication in March and April. My apologies but I am pleased to inform you that normal service is now resumed. Thank you for your continued support and happy reading.– K. Murali Pany, Managing Partner JTJB participates in Sea Asia 2019 Sea Asia

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08 Mar

JTJB News February 2019

JTJB Breakfast Seminar: Commodities Outlook for 2019 Steel & Base Metals JTJB Partner Baldev Bhinder hosted this seminar on 1 February 2019 with guest speaker Hongmei Li from Mysteel. Ms Li provided an overview of the market trends for steel and base metals for 2018 as well as her analysis for the factors that will

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09 Feb


Family Trusts The Singapore High Court (“HC”) recently examined a claim concerning family trusts in the case of Moh Tai Siang v Moh Tai Tong and another [2018] SGHC 280. The parties in dispute were the three youngest sons of the owner of Swee Kee Chicken Rice & Restaurant, one of the pioneers in the

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08 Jan

JTJB NEWS (Special Edition) January 2019

FOUR LAWYERS FROM JTJB RECEIVE SENIOR MARITIME SPECIALIST ACCREDITATION   JTJB got off to a great start in 2019 when three of its Maritime & Shipping Law Partners, K Murali Pany, John Sze and Danny Chua, as well as the firm’s co-founder and Consultant, Dato’ Jude Benny, were accredited as Senior Maritime and Shipping Law

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02 Jan

JTJB News December 2018

  JTJB Breakfast Seminar: Cyber Security – Risk Assessment and Risk Management The recent SingHealth cyber-attacks have shown that Singapore is not immune from cyber-crime and that any company in Singapore faces the very real risk of a cyber-attack. On the 23rd of November, Managing Partner Murali Pany and Unydyne Systems, Director, Hansel Lobo hosted

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30 Nov


The Implications Of Commencing Court Proceedings When There Is An Arbitration Agreement   When disputes arise between parties to a contract that contains an arbitration clause, it is certainly not uncommon for one party to commence court proceedings. The Singapore Court of Appeal (“CA”) recently warned in Marty Ltd v Hualon Corp (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

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15 Nov

JTJB Network Legal Update

We are pleased to present the JTJB Network Legal Update consisting of articles by our network offices on important developments in their jurisdictions. JTJB Singapore Update: Considerations When Supplying A Ship, ICO – The New Money Malaysia Removes GST Taxing Cryptocurrencies in Thailand Modernisation Of Investment Landscape In Myanmar Under Myanmar Companies Law 2017 Taiwan’s

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07 Nov

JTJB News October 2018

Trade Credit Insurance Seminar With the growth of international trade across the world, the use of trade credit insurance (“TCI”) as a risk management tool has become increasingly common. However, the conventional use of TCI may not always fit with evolving sophisticated trade structures. On the 19th September 2018 JTJB Partner, Baldev Bhinder conducted a

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