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15 May

Legal Update May 2015

SERVICE OF PROCESS OUT OF JURISDICTION In the case of Omae Capital Management v Tetsuya Motomura [2015] SGHCR 8, the Defendant was residing in Japan at the material time. He was notified of legal proceedings against him by way of AR Registered Post. Further, the documents were not translated into Japanese. The Defendant applied to

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28 Apr

JTJB News April 2015

 SINGAPORE MARITIME WEEK  SEA ASIA 2015  Driven by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the Singapore Maritime Week gathers international maritime community in Singapore for a week of conferences, dialogues, exhibitions and social events. The Sea Asia Conference is the centerpiece of Maritime Week. The Conference is known as the region’s leading Shipping

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13 Apr

Legal Update April 2015

INCORPORATION OF STANDARD TERMS INTO A CONCLUDED CONTRACT  In most cases, contracting parties are no longer able to introduce additional terms once the contract has been signed and sealed or concluded in the manner agreed upon by the parties.  However, the Court of Appeal held in the recent decision of  R1 International Pte Ltd v

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30 Mar

JTJB News March 2015

REMEMBERING MR. LEE KUAN YEW JTJB mourns the passing of Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, the first Prime Minister of Singapore who passed away on 23rd March 2015. His endearing spirit, dedication and sacrifice to Singapore will forever be remembered. “You begin your journey not knowing where it will take you. You have plans, you have

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23 Mar

Addendum to JTJB Legal Update March 2015

ADDENDUM  As an addendum to our legal update dated March 2015, we set out certain key revisions to the Companies Act applicable to foreign companies. (1)    Fewer agents required Currently, a minimum of 2 agents, natural persons and resident in Singapore, are required when a foreign company is registered in Singapore, for acceptance of service

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16 Mar

Legal Update March 2015

UPCOMING REVISIONS TO THE COMPANIES ACT  On 8 October 2014, the Companies (Amendment) Bill 2014 (the “Bill”) was passed by Parliament, and on 1 December 2014, the Bill was gazetted as the Companies (Amendment) Act 2014. The Companies (Amendment) Act 2014 seeks to introduce various revisions to the existing Companies Act when it comes into

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27 Feb

JTJB News February 2015

JTJB Seminar On Protecting Your Company’s Data: Legal & Technical Measures     JTJB’s first Seminar of 2015 was conducted on Thursday 26th February 2015 by JTJB’s new Head of Corporate Compliance and Data Protection, KK Lim on the topic, “Protecting Your Company’s Data: Legal & Technical Measures”. Mr. Shaun Lee from Stone Forest IT Pte

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13 Feb

Legal Update February 2015

IS PROTECTING YOUR CUSTOMERS’ DATA REALLY THAT IMPORTANT? In the movie “Black Hat”, a convicted prisoner was freed from prison to help to apprehend a hacker who had destroyed a nuclear plant. The real reason behind all these was to manipulate the stock market involving millions of dollar by members of the underworld. For those

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30 Jan

JTJB News January 2015

JTJB’S NEW DEPUTY MANAGING PARTNER                           We are delighted to announce the appointment of John Sze as Equity Partner and Deputy Managing Partner with effect from 1 January 2015. John started his legal career with JTJB as a pupil in 2003. He has moved up

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15 Jan

Legal Update January 2015

FORMATION OF THE SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL COURT At the opening of the legal year on 5 January 2015, the Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”) was officially launched by the Chief Justice of Singapore, Mr Sundaresh Menon. The launch of the SICC aims to further promote Singapore as a neutral forum for international dispute resolution, alongside

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