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13 Feb

Legal Update February 2015

IS PROTECTING YOUR CUSTOMERS’ DATA REALLY THAT IMPORTANT? In the movie “Black Hat”, a convicted prisoner was freed from prison to help to apprehend a hacker who had destroyed a nuclear plant. The real reason behind all these was to manipulate the stock market involving millions of dollar by members of the underworld. For those

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30 Jan

JTJB News January 2015

JTJB’S NEW DEPUTY MANAGING PARTNER                           We are delighted to announce the appointment of John Sze as Equity Partner and Deputy Managing Partner with effect from 1 January 2015. John started his legal career with JTJB as a pupil in 2003. He has moved up

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15 Jan

Legal Update January 2015

FORMATION OF THE SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL COURT At the opening of the legal year on 5 January 2015, the Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”) was officially launched by the Chief Justice of Singapore, Mr Sundaresh Menon. The launch of the SICC aims to further promote Singapore as a neutral forum for international dispute resolution, alongside

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15 Dec

Legal Update December 2014

THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF FAMILY JUSTICE IN SINGAPORE A comprehensive review of the Family Justice system was conducted in 2013 and 2014 through the formation of a Review Committee and an extensive public consultation exercise. The Committee’s key recommendations have been adopted and were implemented through the enactment of the Family Justice Act. These include:

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28 Nov

JTJB News November 2014

  JTJB PARTICIPATES IN THE ASIA PACIFIC MARITIME AND OFFSHORE CONFERENCE 2014 JTJB’s Managing Partner K Murali Pany was a member of the Maritime Arbitration Panel at the Asia Pacific Maritime and Offshore Conference 2014 held on 30th October 2014. The Panel was chaired by Mr. Lee Wai Pong, Executive Director of Singapore Chamber of

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14 Nov

Legal Update November 2014

AN OVERVIEW OF THE LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY The Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) has received widespread attention from the public lately due to two high profile legal tussles.  One case was between former China tour guide Yang Yin and the niece of wealthy widow Madam Chung Khin Chun, 87, over her estimated $40 million

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JTJB represented Lagoon View Owners’ Association (LVOA) in the privatization exercise.  The Sale and Purchase Agreement between the Ministry of Finance and LVOA for the purchase of the common area in Lagoon View was signed on the 30 June 2010.  The matter was promptly completed in December 2010. Upon receipt of the Subsidiary Strata Certificate


JTJB’s Managing Partner Dato Jude P Benny assumed the position of Chairman of the Singapore Maritime Arbitrator’s Association, from outgoing Chairman, Mr. Arul Chandran, at the last AGM of the Association. Speaking after themeeting, Dato Benny said “The Association hopes to play its part in improving the maritime arbitration landscape in Singapore. It will work

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JTJB was proud to be the Official Legal Services Provider to the Olam Cup organized by the Singapore Indian Association. The Olam Cup, named after title sponsors Olam International, is a high profile annual cricket tournament played in the fast paced and exciting 20/20 format. The 2011 tournament was held between 29 to 31 July

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JTJB welcomes its newest addition to the JTJB Team with Mohd Raffli joining our Firm as a Legal Associate on 29 August 2011.  Raffli first joined the Firm as a Practice Trainee in January 2011, and has now joined our litigation team.  The recruitment of Raffli continues our Firm’s belief in selecting quality trainee, giving

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