Category Archives: 2018

08 Aug

JTJB NETWORK LEGAL UPDATE JULY 2018

Russian Submarines in the European Baltic Sea -unusual visitors during the holiday season In case you went on a sailing or other boat trip in the Baltic Sea this July, you might have spotted some other sights apart from off-shore wind parks or cargo vessels. A number of Russian submarines are on their way through

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08 Aug

JTJB LEGAL UPDATE JULY 2018

Minority Oppression – Section 216 or 216A? Minority shareholders often experience oppression or injustice when they are unfairly outvoted by the majority at shareholder meetings. Aggrieved shareholders who wish to seek recourse can rely on Sections 216 and 216A of the Companies Act. If the oppression is a wrong affecting them in their personal capacity,

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04 Jul

JTJB News June 2018

Ship Collision Seminar JTJB Managing Partner Murali Pany hosted a breakfast seminar on Ship Collisions on 8 June 2018 for ship owners, charterers and ship managers. Senior Consultant, Nicholas White from London Offshore Consultants was invited as a guest speaker. Murali spoke about evidential and procedural issues that could impact recovery of losses while Nick

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05 Jun

JTJB Network Legal Update March 2018

English speaking chambers at the Hamburg Regional Court Setting an international course, cross border economic disputes can now be pleaded in the Hamburg Regional Court in English. Special civil and commercial chambers at the court in Hamburg will offer this service beginning May 2018. The court in Frankfurt am Main has started this practice in

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05 Jun

JTJB Legal Update May 2018

Are you prepared for the EU General Data Protection Regulation? Data privacy has been recognized as a pertinent area of concern amongst regulators and the public in this increasingly data-driven world. Indeed, the EU Parliament had been working toward harmonizing data privacy laws across Europe in a bid to empower EU citizens in the protection

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04 May

JTJB News April 2018

Leaders Forum, Asia Pacific Maritime, 2018 JTJB Managing Partner Murali Pany was a panelist in the Leaders’ Forum held at Marina Bay Sands on 14th March during Asia Pacific Maritime 2018. The Leaders’ Forum moderated by Chief Investment Officer of Prudent Shipping Investments, Divay Goel, also comprised Vijay Kamath, Cleaves Asia Pte Limited, Peter Sand,

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05 Apr

JTJB Network Legal Update March 2018

Swinging back to the sixties?  Can Brexit revive sleeping bi-lateral treaties? In the midst of all discussions and speculations on the future of the European Union with or without the United Kingdom for litigators it can be worthwhile dusting down old bi-lateral treaties whose applicability has been sub-ordinated or superseded by the respective EU- regulations.

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05 Apr

JTJB Legal Update 2018 March

Singapore Creditors not precluded from invoking Indian Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code The Indian Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 has gained prominence for Singapore lenders, counterparties and insurers seeking debt recovery from Indian parties. The young Code ambitiously tried to reinvigorate India’s sluggish insolvency regime which was scattered across various legislations – by implementing a unified,

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01 Mar

JTJB News February 2018

JTJB International Business & Investment Law Conference On 31 January 2018, JTJB hosted an International Business & Investment Law Conference at Amara Hotel Singapore. The panelists were legal experts from JTJB’s network offices – Mr. James Hung from JTJB Taipei, Mr. Taejin Kim from K&P Law Firm, Dr. Harald Endemann and Eva-Maria Braje from Endemann.

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