Ince & Co partner Kevin Cooper provides an update on UK anti-corruption initiatives, the latest developments relating to the Bribery Act, the introduction of Deferred Prosecution Agreements in 2014 and the recently proposed new sentencing guidelines for financial crimes.
Ince & Co Middle East (Dubai branch) moves to new office in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) area
International law firm Ince & Co LLP advised Golar LNG Limited on the successful completion of a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) time charter with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan.
Dimitris Seirinakis joins Ince & Co’s Shanghai office bringing extensive commercial shipping and energy expertise to Shanghai.
Ince & Co Singapore solicitor, Aurora Villacellino, named second prize winner in the well contested CIArb Singapore Young Members 2013 Essay Competition. The topic of the essay competition was inspired by Singapore’s Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon’s speech at the International Council for Commercial Arbitration Congress in June 2012.
Date: Tuesday 29 - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
Location: The Pullman, Dubai
Ince & Co partner Rania Tadros will be chairing the two day course and speaking on “Early termination for cause”. Partner, Brian Boahene and solicitor’s Anna Fomina and Pavlo Samothrakis will be speaking at the course on “Choice of law and the implications on operations and disputes”, “Insurance issues and the allocation of risk” and “Supplytime 2005 Contract Form: Identifying the pitfalls and problem areas and exploring how best to manage them”.
Date: Tuesday 29 April, 2014
Location: The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
We are delighted to be sponsoring and participating in BIMCO’s annual conference, Perspectives in Shipping 2014 - Protecting and Developing Your Business, which takes place in Dubai on 29 April. The conference will focus on current issues impacting all shipowners, to help them to protect and develop their business.
Date: Thursday 15 - Friday 16 May, 2014
Location: Hilton London Tower Bridge
London partner Carol Searle will be speaking on day one of the conference on “Choice of law clauses” , which will provide delegates with an understanding on the rules applicable to choice of law clauses and will cover the new Rome 1 Convention, incorporation of choice of law from insurance to reinsurance, the “floating” choice of law clauses and choice of law in arbitration. Partner Ben Ogden will be speaking on day two of the conference on “Dispute clauses” which will explore the options between court and arbitration, speed and cost, expert knowledge, third parties, enforcement, ADR clauses and the Arbitration Act 1996.
Date: Wednesday 11 - Friday 13 June, 2014
Location: Dexter House, London
Ince & Co partners Chris Kidd, Jonathan Elvey and Stephen Marais will be speaking at the seminar on “Arrangements for the provision of refund guarantees” and “The new role of leasing in shipping finance”. Jonathan Elvey will be hosting a workshop on “Negotiating a second-hand contract”.
Date: Thursday 19 - Friday 20 June, 2014
Location: One Drummond Gate, Victoria
Ince & Co solicitors will be speaking at the OSV Charterting Contract Management event. Partner Simon Hems and solicitor Anna Macdonald will be speaking on “Mexico and OSV chartering”. Senior associate Mark de la Haye will be speaking on “OSV chartering for offshore wind operations and maintenance”.