As claims from the Thai floods develop through the international market, it is likely the losses will test every critical aspect of the reinsurance claim process.
Ince & Co is delighted to announce that two shipping partners, Stephen Askins and Jonathan Lux, are named in the “Top Ten Law Personalities” in the new Lloyd’s List Top 100 2011. The publication is an assessment by Lloyd’s List of the top 100 most influential people in the shipping industry.
In our new Sanctions Update, we review the most recent sanctions introduced by the EU, UK and US against Iran and by the EU against Syria. We consider how these sanctions are likely to impact shipping and international trade and highlight some protective measures that can be taken by individuals and businesses to avoid breaching the sanctions.
Ince & Co has recruited senior lawyer Matthew Stratton, boosting the firm’s Corporate practice in London.
It is easy to see how timing issues in relation to delivery under sale contracts can rapidly escalate into disputes.
Date: Monday 09 December, 2013
Location: Chartered Insurance Institute London
Ince & Co partner Stephen Askins will be speaking at the conference on “Mitigating the risk through effective crisis response”.
Date: Wednesday 11 - Thursday 12 December, 2013
Location: Hilton London Paddington, UK
Ince & Co partners Faz Peermohamed and Matthew Moore will be speaking on “Co-ordinating and co-operating to promptly locate places of refuge: achieving a common goal” and “Special compensation awards” during this conference. From these presentations delegates will understand how to draft and submit applications for a place of refuge, deal with requests for further information, deal with restrictions from other coastal states and various authorities as well as co-operating with relevant coastal states as the situation unfolds.
Date: Tuesday 28 - Wednesday 29 January, 2014
Location: Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York
Ince & Co partner Nilam Sharma is a panellist discussing “International D&O: What does “football” mean to you?”. The panel will discuss D&O trends outside of the USA and will cover the state of securities litigation in the three most active jurisdictions; Canada, Australia and Europe. This session will examine what is driving the litigation trends and the effect on the international D&O market.
Date: Tuesday 11 - Wednesday 12 February, 2014
Location: 15 Hatfields, London
Ince & Co partner Chris Kidd and senior associate Mark de la Haye will be speaking at the conference on “How is contractual liability addressed in the installation phase of your project?”. This session aims to provide delegates with an understanding of contract risk in terms of the application of liability, how to allocate risk in contract negotiations to ensure responsibility in the event of an accident, dealing with delay and disruption claims arising in the installation phase of the project and assessing how to best protect yourself against claims without resorting to blame shifting.
Date: Wednesday 26 February, 2014
Location: London Hilton Tower Bridge
Ince & Co partners Carol Searle and Ben Ogden will be hosting a pre-conference workshop on the “Legal aspects of export credit and PRI claims”. The workshop will provide delegates with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the legal background to export credit and political risk insurance claims including a discussion of product coverage and guidance on how to establish claims, negotiate disputes and enforce recoveries.