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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

JTJB 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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01 Feb

JTJB Legal Update January 2017

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

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01 Jan

JTJB News December 2016

JTJB NEWS November – December   Advoc Maritime Seminar JTJB hosted the 4th ADVOC maritime Seminar on the 11 November 2016 at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel. JTJB Senior Partner Mr. Danny Chua and Mr. Charles Hattersley of Ashfords LLP spoke about the unique characteristics of Admiralty arrests and anti-suit injunctions in their respective jurisdictions. Captain

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01 Dec

JTJB Legal Update November 2016

  SPOTLIGHT ON JUDICIAL MANAGEMENT – THE REHABILITATION OF SWIBER, SWISSCO, ETC. In July 2016, Technics Oil & Gas and its key subsidiary, Technics Offshore Engineering, filed for judicial management with the High Court of Singapore. (ST, 1 Jun 16) This was followed by Swiber Holdings, a Singapore-listed oilfield services firm with reported net liabilities

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30 Oct

JTJB News October 2016

ADVOC Asia 2016 AGM JTJB Senior Partners, Dato’ Peter Madhavan and Dato’ Jude P Benny, attended ADVOC Asia’s Annual General Meeting in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from the 19th to 23rd of October 2016. The Meeting was hosted by ADVOC’s Brisbane member firm Cooper Grace Ward. ADVOC is a leading international network of independent law firms and highly

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