This article provides an overview of the contractual issues that may arise should matters escalate in Ukraine. The concept of what is “dangerous” in the context of a War Risks clause such as Conwartime has been tested recently in the English Courts in the context of piracy. Our overview touches on how the principles laid down by the Court may apply where there is a situation of war or warlike activities.
Ince & Co is delighted to announce the appointment of Hugh O’Donovan, who will join the firm’s Aviation Group as Head of Commercial Aviation on 21st February 2014, from Quadrant Chambers.
Ince & Co Singapore advises Oro Negro on US$725 million Senior Secured Bond - the largest high yield bond issuance in the Norwegian market to date.
Ince & Co in China has been named winner in the category of aviation and shipping in China Business Law Journal’s 2013 China Business Law Awards.
Ince & Co’s Shanghai consultant Dimitris Seirinakis, together with senior associate Shirley Li, have joined the newly formed British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Focus Group.
In this update, Ince & Co partner Michelle Linderman and solicitors James Rose and Jonathan Reese set out the latest developments regarding the EU sanctions against Iran.
Date: Monday 10 - Wednesday 12 March, 2014
Location: The Hatton, London
Ince & Co partner Fionna Gavin will be speaking at the seminar on “The bill of lading as a contract of carriage”. The conference will provide delegates with an introduction to the Hague, Hague Visby, Hamburg and Rotterdam Rules. The sessions will also explore charterparty terms and what law and jurisdiction applies.
Date: Tuesday 11 - Wednesday 12 March, 2014
Location: Grange City Hotel, London
Ince & Co partner Michelle Linderman will be speaking on day one of the conference on “Iranian Sanctions: Impact on the chemical/product tanker sector” and will also provide an update on the latest developments.
Date: Monday 31 - Tuesday 01 April, 2014
Location: The Hatton, London
Ince & Co solicitor David Richards will be providing a practical session during day one on “How to avoid falling into the laytime/demurrage trap”. David will discuss how to prevent common laytime problems and potential remedies when problems arise.
Date: Thursday 03 April, 2014
Location: Ince & Co, London
Ince & Co’s Quarterly Shipping Briefing is a series of short presentations on the current issues and a round-up of the recent significant legal developments affecting the maritime industry.
Date: Wednesday 09 - Thursday 10 April, 2014
Location: Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Copenhagen
Ince & Co London based partner Stephen Marais will be leading the workshop on “Practical guidance for identifying and securing alternative sources of finance”. The workshop provides delegates with the knowledge to make informed decisions to successfully secure or arrange alternative ship financing.