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JTJB Network Legal Update July 2017

Environmental issues trump economic growth The protection of a unique sweet water fennel plant prevails over further port development Germany’s biggest port desperately needs further deepening to adapt to the draught and tonnage of growing sea-going vessels, allowing Hamburg to keep up with competition from other ports. However, the Federal Administrative Court of Germany found

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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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31 May

JTJB News May 2016

Three New Network Offices for Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP (JTJB) is pleased to announce that three new offices, in Munich, Hamburg (Germany) and Incheon (South Korea) will be joining the JTJB Network of offices with effect from 1st of June 2016. ENDEMANN.SCHMIDT, with offices in Munich and Hamburg will

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29 Apr

JTJB News April 2016

JTJB SEMINAR ON LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY JTJB Senior Partner, Ms Mabel Tan held a Seminar on the topic “Lasting Power of Attorney” on 21st April 2016, Thursday. Mabel gave an overview of the LPA process and explained the importance and benefits of appointing a trusted individual to manage one’s personal welfare and affairs through

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15 Apr

JTJB Legal Update April 2016

LOOK OUT BEFORE YOUR CROSS! – A COMMENTARY ON ASNAH BTE AB RAHMAN V LI JIANLIN [2016] SGCA 16 An average pedestrian crossing the road has always been taught to look left and right and then left again before crossing the street since young.  We were taught that this rule should apply even if we

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31 Mar

Legal Update March 2016

UK SUPREME COURT HOLDS COMPANY RESPONSIBLE FOR CASHIER’S RED MIST It was a typical day for Mohamud. On the way to a community event, he stops by a petrol station and enters the kiosk. He speaks to the cashier, Amjid Khan, but instead of the expected service-line response, Mohamud is treated to a vitriol laced,

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29 Feb

JTJB News February 2016

  JTJB ACTED FOR MYANMAR NATIONAL AIRLINES’ (MNA) RECENT AIRCRAFT ACQUISITION Myanmar’s National Flag Carrier, Myanmar National Airlines (MNA), celebrated New Year’s Eve with the delivery of their second ATR 72-600 acquired from AVIONS DE TRANSPORT REGIONAL (“ATR”). MSN 1309 was the 88th aircraft manufactured by ATR for the year 2015 and the last aircraft

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30 Dec

JTJB News December 2015

JTJB BANGKOK 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION JTJB International Lawyers Co., Ltd celebrated its 10th Anniversary on Tuesday, 1st December 2015 at the Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit Hotel with a luncheon reception and a seminar on the Development in Business Law in Asia, with a Special Focus on Investment Law in Myanmar. Managing Partner of JTJB LLP,

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15 Dec

Legal Update December 2015

SINGAPORE COURT OF APPEAL AFFIRMS SUPPORT FOR ARBITRATION WITH DECISION CONFIRMING PRIMA FACIE STANDARD OF REVIEW TO BE APPLIED IN AN APPLICATION FOR STAY UNDER SECTION 6 OF THE INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION ACT (CAP 143A) Introduction In the recent decision of Tomolugen Holdings Ltd and Anor vs Silica Investors Ltd and other appeals [2015] SGCA 57.

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29 Oct

JTJB News October 2015

  JTJB SEMINAR ON BREAKING DOWN THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CLAUSE JTJB Deputy Managing Partner spoke on the topic “Breaking Down the Dispute Resolution Clause” on Thursday, 22 October 2015. John shared his views on choosing the preferred way to settle disputes. He provided a detailed explanation of the elements making up the clause, the importance

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