Court of Appeal confirms construction of in-transit loss clause in voyage charterparty
20.02.2015 | Shipping
The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed the meaning of the expression "in-transit loss" ("ITL") in a voyage charterparty.
English Court clarifies what law governs procedure applied in Hong Kong arbitration
18.02.2015 | Shipping
A recent Commercial Court decision considered the position when a contract provides for the law of one jurisdiction to be applicable, but for the arbitration to take place outside that jurisdiction. Unless the parties have clearly and expressly provided to the contrary, the law governing the arbitration procedure will be that of the seat of the arbitration.
Russia and Crimea Sanctions – where are we at the start of 2015?
10.02.2015 | International Trade & Commodities, International Trade Sanctions
2014 was a busy year for EU sanctions. In this update, we give an overview of the various sanctions that have been implemented by the EU authorities over the last 12 months following the events that took place in Ukraine during 2014.
Shipping E-Brief Winter 2015
29.01.2015 | Shipping
The shipping e-brief is a quarterly publication providing you with key information on legal decisions and developments in shipping and related business areas.
Court grants anti-suit injunction in respect of some but not all cargo claims
The three cargo claims in this case arose out of the same voyage but will be heard in three sets of separate proceedings because the bills of lading did not have identical dispute resolution provisions.
When does an indorsee of a bill of lading have title to sue the carrier?
29.01.2015 | Bills of lading
The Court of Appeal recently dealt with a tricky issue regarding the circumstances in which an indorsee (as opposed to a consignee) in possession of a bill of lading has title to sue under the bill.