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15 Apr

JTJB Legal Update April 2016

LOOK OUT BEFORE YOUR CROSS! – A COMMENTARY ON ASNAH BTE AB RAHMAN V LI JIANLIN [2016] SGCA 16 An average pedestrian crossing the road has always been taught to look left and right and then left again before crossing the street since young.  We were taught that this rule should apply even if we

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31 Mar

Legal Update March 2016

UK SUPREME COURT HOLDS COMPANY RESPONSIBLE FOR CASHIER’S RED MIST It was a typical day for Mohamud. On the way to a community event, he stops by a petrol station and enters the kiosk. He speaks to the cashier, Amjid Khan, but instead of the expected service-line response, Mohamud is treated to a vitriol laced,

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29 Feb

JTJB News February 2016

  JTJB ACTED FOR MYANMAR NATIONAL AIRLINES’ (MNA) RECENT AIRCRAFT ACQUISITION Myanmar’s National Flag Carrier, Myanmar National Airlines (MNA), celebrated New Year’s Eve with the delivery of their second ATR 72-600 acquired from AVIONS DE TRANSPORT REGIONAL (“ATR”). MSN 1309 was the 88th aircraft manufactured by ATR for the year 2015 and the last aircraft

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30 Dec

JTJB News December 2015

JTJB BANGKOK 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION JTJB International Lawyers Co., Ltd celebrated its 10th Anniversary on Tuesday, 1st December 2015 at the Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit Hotel with a luncheon reception and a seminar on the Development in Business Law in Asia, with a Special Focus on Investment Law in Myanmar. Managing Partner of JTJB LLP,

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15 Dec

Legal Update December 2015

SINGAPORE COURT OF APPEAL AFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR ARBITRATION WITH DECISION CONFIRMING PRIMA FACIE STANDARD OF REVIEW TO BE APPLIED IN AN APPLICATION FOR STAY UNDER SECTION 6 OF THE INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION ACT (CAP 143A) Introduction In the recent decision of Tomolugen Holdings Ltd and Anor vs Silica Investors Ltd and other appeals [2015] SGCA 57.

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29 Oct

JTJB News October 2015

  JTJB SEMINAR ON BREAKING DOWN THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CLAUSE JTJB Deputy Managing Partner spoke on the topic “Breaking Down the Dispute Resolution Clause” on Thursday, 22 October 2015. John shared his views on choosing the preferred way to settle disputes. He provided a detailed explanation of the elements making up the clause, the importance

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30 Sep

JTJB News September 2015

PARAGON SHIPPING JTJB acted for the successful Respondent in the case of Paragon Shipping v Freight Connect heard by the Singapore Court of Appeal. A key issue in the case was the nature and effect of time lost clauses in charterparties. This issue had not been squarely dealt with by the Singapore Courts previously. K

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30 Jun

JTJB News June 2015

JTJB EASTERN MARITIME SEMINAR 2015 JTJB held its Eastern Maritime Seminar on Thursday 18th June 2015. The JTJB Eastern Maritime Seminar is part of an inaugural event consisting of a series of 2 Seminars organized by the firm for companies in the Eastern and Western offshore and maritime hubs of Singapore. JTJB’s Deputy Managing Partner,

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15 Jun

Legal Update June 2015

SERVICE OF PROCESS OUT OF JURISDICTION In the recent case of Humpuss Sea Transport Pte Ltd (in compulsory liquidation) v PT Humpuss Intermoda Transportasi TBK and another [2015] SGHC 144, the Court clarified uncertainties in the Rules of Court (“Rules”) with regard to service of process out of jurisdiction. The Court also provided guidance on

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28 May

JTJB News May 2015

JTJB SEMINAR ON ESSENTIAL POINTS TO NOTE WHEN BUYING AND SELLING PROPERTY IN SINGAPORE JTJB’s Partner, Tan Seow Peer delivered a talk on the above topic on 21st May 2015, Thursday. The talk covered various important points to consider when undergoing property transactions. These includes understanding the Additional Buyers’ Stamp Duty and Sellers’ Stamp Duty,

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