Category Archives: 2017

05 Sep

“Blockchain: the next wave in trade finance”

An exploration of the use of Blockchain Technology in trade finance 1. Blockchain technology is said to be the next big thing that is set to revolutionize the trade finance industry: The use of blockchain technology in trade finance is said to hold the promise in the elimination of days where transactions relied on voluminous

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30 Aug

JTJB News August 2017

5th ADVOC Business Conference, Kuala Lumpur JTJB Partner Florence Goh was one of the panelists at the 5th ADVOC Business Conference held in Kuala Lumpur on 15 August 2017. This interactive Panel, chaired by Cindy Goh, Partner of Cheang & Ariff, discussed issues in connection with the migration by Malaysia to no par value regime

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31 Jul

JTJB Legal Update 2017

Silence is golden. Or is it? The consequences of silence in pre-contractual negotiations What happens in the situation when a written agreement does not reflect what was orally agreed in a prior meeting between the parties? The Singapore High Court recently considered this question in the decision of Alacran Design Pte Ltd v Broadley Construction

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03 Jul

JTJB News June 2017

Offshore Marine Breakfast JTJB Managing Partner Murali Pany was a panelist in the Offshore Marine Breakfast held at Marina Bay Sands on 27th April during Sea Asia 2017. The Panel covered topics on risk management, restructuring, evaluation of the energy markets and what lies ahead for the offshore marine sector in Singapore. The Panel, moderated

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01 Jun

JTJB GUEST ARTICLE MAY 2017

INTERPRETATION OF VESSEL’S CUSTOMARY ARRIVAL POSITION Introduction When a charter party contract requires a vessel to arrive at a particular position for the purpose of commencement of the charter, or lay time or any other purpose under the charter, this position usually means the customary anchorage or area for the purpose of cargo operation. Types

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01 Jun

JTJB LEGAL UPDATE MAY 2017

THE APPEAL OF A CLAIM BEYOND ORDINARY DAMAGES The claim for disgorgement of profits and punitive, exemplary or aggravated damages  JTJB acted for the successful party in Aries Telecoms (M) Bhd v ViewQwest Pte Ltd (Fiberail Sdn Bhd, third party) [2017] SGHC 124. The Court held that the Plaintiff failed to establish its claim for

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01 May

JTJB News April 2017

    SCMA Conference 2017 JTJB Senior Partner Danny Chua was a panelist at the SCMA Conference 2017 – Making Maritime Arbitration Work for You, which was held on 15 March 2017 at Maxwell Chambers. Sir Bernard Rix was the Guest of Honour, who delivered the keynote address on “Modern Maritime Law, Modern Maritime Arbitration”.Titled “Challenges

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01 Apr

Legal Update March 2017

  SPOTLIGHT: INTRODUCTION OF A BUY-OUT MECHANISM FOR SHAREHOLDERS IN AN APPLICATION FOR WINDING UP To disgruntled shareholders: what options are available to you when your relationship with other shareholders have irretrievably broken down and an exit is most practical? The Singapore Companies Act (Cap. 50) (“CA”) contains two main statutory exit mechanisms – s216

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01 Apr

JTJB Network Legal Update March 2017

Three things to know about ship arrest in Germany As most jurisdictions, German admiralty law assists those who have a claim against ship owners by granting claimants the entitlement to arrest a ship that enters its jurisdiction. However, there is the (mis-)conception of the market, that ship arrest in German ports is “difficult”. In a

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01 Mar

JTJB News February 2017

JTJB NEWS January – February Dato’ Jude Benny sits as Conference Chairman at the 3rd Mare Forum Singapore 2017 JTJB Senior Partner, Dato’ Jude Benny was appointed as the Conference Chairman for the 3rd Mare Forum Singapore held on 8th February 2017. In addition to his role as the Conference Chairman, Dato’ Benny also moderated

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