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30 Oct

JTJB News October 2014

JTJB HOSTS 2ND ADVOC MARITIME CONFERENCE Following the Success of the 1st ADVOC Maritime Conference held in London last year, JTJB organized the 2nd ADVOC Maritime Conference in Singapore on 16 October 2014. The Conference was held at the Singapore Cricket Club and featured 12 speakers from multiple jurisdictions who shared perspectives on a wide spectrum of legal

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15 Oct

Legal update October 2014

Paragon Shipping Pte Ltd v Freight Connect (S) Pte Ltd [2014] SGHC 165 This case concerned a dispute involving the charter of vessels. The Defendant approached the Plaintiff to obtain a vessel to ship certain cargo from the port of Nanwei, China to Singapore. The Plaintiff was able to procure a suitable vessel (the “1st

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30 Sep

JTJB News September 2014

  NEW PARTNER AT JTJB KUALA LUMPUR OFFICE                           JTJB welcomes a new addition to the team with Captain Mohan Das Nair joining our KL Office, Rahayu Partnership, in September 2014 as a litigation partner. Capt. Mohan commenced his legal career in 2003

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15 Sep

Legal Update September 2014

ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGES The “Achilleas” [2008] UKHL 48 In the “Achilleas”, the defendant time charterers redelivered the vessel late by 9 days. The claimant shipowners had entered into a follow on charter. As a result of the charterers’ late redelivery, the follow on charterers became entitled to cancel the new fixture, and the shipowners had

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30 Aug

JTJB News August 2014

JTJB MYANMAR CO LTD JTJB’s Myanmar Office, JTJB Myanmar Co Ltd, which commenced operations in August 2013, officially celebrated its opening on 18 August 2014 with a function at the Chatrium Hotel in Yangon. The Guest of Honour for the event – His Excellency U Han Sein, the Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transport, Myanmar –

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15 Aug

Legal Update August 2014

ARRESTING A VESSEL IN SINGAPORE: DISCLOSURE TO THE COURTS  The right of arrest is founded under section 3 of the High Court (Admiralty Jurisdiction) Act (Cap. 123) of Singapore. Examples of claims which give rise to this right of arrest include: –          Damage done by a ship; –          Loss/damage to goods carried in a ship;

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01 Aug

JTJB News July 2014

JTJB SEMINAR ON ARRESTING A VESSEL IN SINGAPORE: DISCLOSURE TO THE COURT JTJB’s Senior Partner, Danny Chua, delivered a talk on this topic on 16 July 2014. The seminar topic sparked the interest of many, with the seats being oversubscribed. The talk covered areas such as the requirements of full and frank disclosure and consequences

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15 Jul

Legal Update July 2014

THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN CIVIL CASES        The various “burdens” of proof are:       Legal Burden Of Proof The legal burden of proof means the burden to satisfy the court of the existence of some fact in dispute and is placed on the party who asserts the existence of any fact. This burden does not shift. 

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30 Jun

JTJB News June 2014

JTJB PARTICIPATES IN POSIDONIA 2014 JTJB participated in Posidonia 2014, one of the most prestigious international maritime exhibitions, from 2-6 June, as part of the Singapore Pavilion. The JTJB team was represented by Dato’ Jude P. Benny, Danny Chua, K Murali Pany and Alan Lim from our KL office. JTJB was the only Singapore law

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15 Jun

Legal Update June 2014

SINGAPORE ARBITRATION UPDATE Anti-Suit Injunctions in aid of Arbitration – R1 International Pte Ltd v Lonstroff AG [2014] SGHC 69 An anti-suit injunction is an order by the Court that restrains a party from commencing or continuing with proceedings in a foreign country. In this decision, the Singapore High Court considered the extent of its

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