Mr Xu Guo joins Ince & Co’s Beijing office bringing nearly 20 years of China experience.
Ince & Co in China has been named International Law Firm of the year – Shipping at Chambers China Awards for Excellence 2013, presented in Beijing.
Ince & Co Hong Kong advises Hong Kong Maritime Museum on the legal aspects of the Museum’s relocation from Stanley to Central Ferry Pier 8 overlooking Victoria Harbour in the heart of the central business district. Ince & Co Hong Kong has acted as exclusive legal counsel to the Museum on its establishment and all operations since its inception as a concept in 2003 to the opening of the Museum in its first premises at Murray House in Stanley in 2004.
The recent temporary grounding of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is relatively unusual in that it has affected the worldwide fleet. What are the consequences that a fleet grounding of a specific aircraft can have for aircraft operators, including airlines, and what are the knock-on effects for their financiers and lessors? In this article Ince & Co’s global aviation team also consider what contractual and other safeguards airlines should consider to mitigate against the loss of the use of their fleets.
Date: Monday 20 - Tuesday 21 May, 2013
Location: Bonhill House, London
Ince & Co partner Chris Kidd is chairing the seminar and speaking on “Changing the price and delivery date” and “Guarantees and warranty clauses: what they need to contain”. Chris will also be hosting the interactive workshops during this seminar: “Negotiating the contract provisions to control production”, “Changing the price and delivery date, and negotiating the contract provisions” and “Negotiating guarantee and warranty clauses”.
Date: Tuesday 21 May, 2013
Location: Hilton Green Park Hotel, London
Ince & Co partner Ben Ogden is speaking on day two of the seminar on "Dispute Claims". He is also participating in a mock mediation workshop which illustrates some of the problematic wordings that have been discussed during the seminar and how they are best dealt with in the event of a dispute.
Date: Tuesday 21 - Wednesday 22 May, 2013
Location: Windsor Atlantica Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
London partner Simon Hems is speaking at the conference on “International perspective: Standars practices in the international market and what happends when it all goes wrong”. During this session delegates will look at a comparison between key risk areas and how they are handled by interntational standardforms, e.g. BIMCO contracts, compared to the Petrobras contract and looks into the options for dispute resolution between international parties.
Date: Wednesday 29 - Friday 31 May, 2013
Location: Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel, Athens
Ince & Co partners Robin Parry, Vincent Xu, Stephen Jarvis along with senior associate Ronan Le Du are hosting a pre-conference workshop on 29 May. This one-day session, themed “Global finance for shipping today” will provide an opportunity to gain a broader and in-depth understanding of the issues relating to global financing market.
Date: Tuesday 11 - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
Location: The Hatton, London
Ince & Co partners Colin de la Rue and Christian Dwyer will be speaking at the seminar on “A review of current global regulatory issues” and “Oil spills from offshore activities”. Colin will also be participating in the industry focus session: The Erika judgment, where the panel will analyse the impact that the judgement may have on the maritime industry.