Tag: Mary-Anne Chua

Shipping, International Trade and Logistics

Singapore As The Asian Forum To Arbitrate Maritime Disputes

The nature of maritime disputes can be complex and wide ranging; disputes can arise out of ship mortgages, ship repairs, demurrage, wharfage and dockage, charterparties, marine insurance, seafarer’s employment, and collisions.

Due to the multi-jurisdictional nature of shipping, the enforceability arbitration awards is also crucial as assets are often located in different jurisdictions.…

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Landmark Decision on retrospective validation of payments made by an insolvent company Centaurea International Pte Ltd V Citus Trading Pte Ltd [2016] SGHC 264

JTJB Legal Update January 2017

In a climate where many commercial entities are struggling financially, the recent decision of the Singapore High Court in Centaurea International Pte Ltd v Citus Trading Pte Ltd [2016] SGHC 264 provides both businesses and professional liquidators with welcome clarity on the legal position in relation to retrospective validation of payments made by an insolvent company after the commencement of winding up proceedings.…

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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)

Legal Update December 2015


In the recent decision of Tomolugen Holdings Ltd and Anor vs Silica Investors Ltd and other appeals [2015] SGCA 57. the Singapore Court of Appeal has had the opportunity to consider, and has in its decision confirmed that the standard of review to be applied when considering an application for a stay under section 6 of the International Arbitration Act (Cap 143A), is a “prima facie standard of review”.…

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