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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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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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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


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


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 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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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

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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