JTJB News February 2019

JTJB Seminar Updates

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 affect demand and pricing in 2019. Baldev spoke about the use of force majeure and termination clauses which would continue to come into sharp focus due to the current trade wars.

JTJB Breakfast Seminar: 2020 Global Sulphur Cap

MK Seminar

JTJB Managing Partner K. Murali Pany hosted this seminar on 22 February 2019 with guest speaker Ken Shortall, Managing Director of TMC Marine.

The 2020 Global Sulphur Cap is a major regulatory change that will affect shipowners particularly and the maritime industry generally. Murali highlighted potential risks and legal liability that could arise due to the sulphur cap while Ken discussed technical issues relating to choosing and using scrubbers as a means of complying with the sulphur cap. Attendees at the interactive seminar included shipowners, charterers, flag administrators and insurers.

The speakers were well prepared, knowledgeable about the subject.”

“A well organised, compact seminar, enabling us to get back to our desks.”

JTJB Announcements

JTJB and its Lawyers continue to be ranked in The Legal 500

The Legal 500

The Legal 500 is an independent legal publisher and provides most comprehensive worldwide coverage on recommended Law firms, Lawyers, Attorneys, Advocates, Solicitors and Barristers. It is a guide to the market’s leading lawyers and law firms derived from in-depth interviews, submissions and feedback from clients.

The Legal 500 2019 edition has ranked JTJB as a leading firm in Shipping and International Arbitration.

Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP provides advice that is ’balanced and weighted in terms of cost, risk and potential benefit’ allowing clients to ‘make an educated decision’ and it is also recommended ‘for difficult cases’.

JTJB Lawyers ranked:

Leading individual – Danny Chua (Senior Partner)

Recommended lawyers – Dato’ Jude P Benny (Consultant), Mr K Murali Pany (Managing Partner), Baldev Binder (Partner) and Brenna Yeo (Senior Associate).

For more details, please visit: https://www.legal500.com/firms/31656-joseph-tan-jude-benny-llp/31958-singapore-singapore