Category Archives: 2015

15 Jan

Legal Update January 2016

STAY OF ARBITRAL PROCEEDINGS UNDER SECTION 10(9)(A) OF THE INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION ACT – AYY V. AYZ AND ANOR [2015] SGHCR 22 Pursuant to the International Arbitration (Amendment) Act 2012 (No. 12 of 2012), section 10 of the International Arbitration Act (Cap. 143A) (the “IAA”) was amended to clarify the process of appealing to the High

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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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30 Nov

JTJB News November 2015

JTJB SEMINAR ON PRIVATE COMPANIES ACQUISITION – STRATEGIES & COMMON PITFALLS JTJB Partner and Head of Corporate Department, Florence Goh, conducted the last JTJB Semianr for 2015 on Tuesday, 17 November 2015. The topic was “Private Companies Acquisition – Strategies and Common Pitfalls”. Florence discussed the differences between acquisition of shares and assets, compared the

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16 Nov

Legal Update November 2015

THE HIGH COURT’S CLARIFICATION ON THE ASSESSMENT OF A PERSON’S ‘LOST YEARS’ (AOD V AOE [2015] SGHC 272) Introduction In the most severe accident cases, a claimant may suffer a shorter life expectancy on top of his / her physical injuries. In such cases, claimants are faced with an unenviable task i.e. to ensure that

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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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15 Oct

Legal Update October 2015

DUKKAR S.A V THAILAND INTEGRATED SERVICES PTE LTD [2015] SGHC 234 The Plaintiff applied by way of originating summons, pursuant to Section 12A of the International Arbitration Act, for a Mareva Injunction restraining the Defendant from removing, disposing of, dealing with or diminishing the value of any of its assets in Singapore pending the determination

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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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16 Sep

Legal Update September 2015

FREIGHT CONNECT (S) PTE LTD V PARAGON SHIPPING PTE LTD [2015] SGCA 37 We had previously issued an update on the case of Paragon Shipping Pte Ltd v Freight Connect (S) Pte Ltd [2014] 4 SLR 574. The facts of the case were that the Defendant sub-charterers had chartered a vessel from the Plaintiffs for

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28 Aug

JTJB News August 2015

JOSEPH TAN JUDE BENNY LLP APPOINTED BY TWO MYANMAR STATE OWNED ENTITIES JTJB Senior Partner, Dato’ Jude P Benny with Captain Than Tun CEO of Myanmar National Airlines at the launch of the 737-800 UB 1 at the ION Sky Lounge. JTJB Partner and Head, Corporate Department, Ms. Florence Goh with Captain Than Tun CEO

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