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04 Oct

JTJB NETWORK LEGAL UPDATE October 2018

Arbitration Clauses: A tool to get around Germany´s strict law on unfair contract terms? I. The “Flaw” of German Law German private contract law bears one feature that makes it partly unattractive to parties to agree on its applicability on their choice of law clause in international contracts: This “flaw”, if you would like to

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04 Oct

JTJB LEGAL UPDATE October 2018

SINGAPORE HIGH COURT AWARDS DAMAGES TO CANADIAN COMPANIES The Singapore High Court recently allowed claims brought by Forest Fibers Inc (“FFI”) and RGA Holdings International Inc. (“RGA”), Canadian suppliers of recycled material, against KK Asia Environmental Pte Ltd (“KK Asia”), their local joint venture partner, and its two local directors. The case was complicated because

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07 Sep

JTJB News September 2018

Dry Bulk Shipping Summit Shanghai JTJB Deputy Managing Partner, John Sze was a speaker at the 11th Dry Bulk Shipping Summit held in Shanghai on the 5th and 6th July 2018. The event, attended by 168 delegates from both the domestic and international market, featured key presentations on the financial, operational and legal issues concerning

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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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