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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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04 Oct


Arbitration Clauses: A tool to get around Germany´s strict law on unfair contract terms? I. The “Flaw” of German Law German private contract law bears one feature that makes it partly unattractive to parties to agree on its applicability on their choice of law clause in international contracts: This “flaw”, if you would like to

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04 Oct


SINGAPORE HIGH COURT AWARDS DAMAGES TO CANADIAN COMPANIES The Singapore High Court recently allowed claims brought by Forest Fibers Inc (“FFI”) and RGA Holdings International Inc. (“RGA”), Canadian suppliers of recycled material, against KK Asia Environmental Pte Ltd (“KK Asia”), their local joint venture partner, and its two local directors. The case was complicated because

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07 Sep

JTJB News September 2018

Dry Bulk Shipping Summit Shanghai JTJB Deputy Managing Partner, John Sze was a speaker at the 11th Dry Bulk Shipping Summit held in Shanghai on the 5th and 6th July 2018. The event, attended by 168 delegates from both the domestic and international market, featured key presentations on the financial, operational and legal issues concerning

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