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20 Apr

Singapore Maritime Week – “The Changing Nature of Maritime Risks”

Our Deputy Managing Partner, John Sze moderated a panel discussion on “The Changing Nature of Maritime Risks” at the inaugural Maritime Services Leaders Forum during Singapore Maritime Week. The distinguished panellists comprised of Nick Shaw, Chief Executive Officer at the International Group of P&I Clubs, Richard Turner, the President of the Union of Marine Insurance UK, Paul Hackett,

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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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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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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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JTJB Network Legal Update July 2017

Environmental issues trump economic growth The protection of a unique sweet water fennel plant prevails over further port development Germany’s biggest port desperately needs further deepening to adapt to the draught and tonnage of growing sea-going vessels, allowing Hamburg to keep up with competition from other ports. However, the Federal Administrative Court of Germany found

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