Archive for the ‘Legal’ Category

Kennedys launches new technology driven company, Kennedys IQ

Kennedys launches new technology driven company, Kennedys IQ
Kennedys launches new technology driven company, Kennedys IQ We are thrilled to announce the launch of Kennedys IQ, a new technology driven company that provides innovative solutions for insurance companies and large corporates to help them manage claims efficiently.  Combining human and machine intelligence,...
February 26th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

The United States designates Rosneft Trading

The United States designates Rosneft Trading
The United States designates Rosneft Trading At a Glance… In a renewed attempt to exert pressure on the Maduro regime, OFAC has targeted a key subsidiary of Rosneft Oil Company, Rosneft Trading. These sanctions prohibit U.S. persons from engaging in transactions with Rosneft Trading, unless an exception...
February 21st, 2020 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More

CMA CGM LIBRA – Live streaming of Court of Appeal hearing

CMA CGM LIBRA – Live streaming of Court of Appeal hearing
    CMA CGM LIBRA – Live streaming of Court of Appeal hearing At a Glance… On 8 March 2019 Justice Teare handed down judgment in the case of the CMA CGM LIBRA (Alize 1954 & another v. Allianz Elementar Versicherungs AG & others) which, in 2011, grounded on an uncharted shoal in...
February 17th, 2020 | Groundings, Legal, Maritime Accidents | Read More

How have shipowners benefitted from investing in green technology?

How have shipowners benefitted from investing in green technology?
Anastasia Papadopoulou How have shipowners benefitted from investing in green technology? by Anastasia Papadopoulou, partner, Keystone Law As of 1 January 2020, the cap of the sulphur limit in marine fuel has decreased from 3.5% to 0.5% in accordance with Annex VI of the International Convention for...
February 12th, 2020 | Energy, Environment, Insight, Legal, Technology | Read More

UK sanctions regime during the Transition Period

UK sanctions regime during the Transition Period
UK sanctions regime during the Transition Period At a Glance… Until the end of the Transition Period (currently 31 December 2020), during which the UK will be bound by existing EU sanctions decisions, the UK may, in exceptional circumstances, exercise discretion and decide to diverge from any new...
February 11th, 2020 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More

High Court Gives guidance on duties owed by Directors

High Court Gives guidance on duties owed by Directors
. High Court Gives guidance on duties owed by Directors In what is believed to be the first case to deal with the question, any doubt as to whether the entirety of the duties owed by directors continue post administration or creditors’ voluntary liquidation (CVL) has been firmly laid to rest by the...
February 7th, 2020 | Communication, Legal | Read More

Novel coronavirus outbreak: implications for international trade and shipping

Novel coronavirus outbreak: implications for international trade and shipping
.. Novel coronavirus outbreak: implications for international trade and shipping The recent outbreak of a novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China has received worldwide attention and is increasingly putting a strain on businesses. Part of the same family as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle...
February 4th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Legal, Medical | Read More

HFW Litigation: Legal Advice is Dominant

HFW Litigation: Legal Advice is Dominant
HFW Litigation: Legal Advice is Dominant LEGAL ADVICE IS DOMINANT In a Court of Appeal judgment published earlier this week, in which Hickinbottom LJ gave the lead judgment, and Patten and Peter Jackson LJJ both agreed, the Court of Appeal in dismissing an appeal on all grounds, gave helpful clarification...
January 31st, 2020 | Legal | Read More

Shipping needs to prepare for coronavirus restrictions warns Hill Dickinson

Shipping needs to prepare for coronavirus restrictions warns Hill Dickinson
Beth Bradley, Hill Dickinson Partner. Shipping needs to prepare for coronavirus restrictions warns Hill Dickinson The shipping industry needs to be prepared for potential restrictions in order to prevent the further spread of the ‘Wuhan’ coronavirus, advises a leading maritime law firm. Preparation...
January 24th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Medical | Read More

Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions

Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions
  Leigh T. Hanson Oil major’s victory in Ukraine sanctions dispute sheds light on complex aspects of U.S. sanctions At a Glance… The overturning by a federal court of an OFAC penalty imposed after a large oil and gas company entered into contracts signed by a blocked person addresses important...
January 16th, 2020 | Legal, Oil Industry, Sanctions | Read More

U.S. wades into Baltic and Black Sea pipeline politics

U.S. wades into Baltic and Black Sea pipeline politics
U.S. wades into Baltic and Black Sea pipeline politics At a Glance… In its efforts to reduce Russian leverage over Europe, the U.S. has enacted legislation imposing sanctions on foreign companies involved in constructing Russian-sponsored gas pipelines in the Baltic and Black Seas. Authors: Leigh...
January 2nd, 2020 | Energy, Legal | Read More

HRAS and ITF join the Human Rights at Sea discussion in Turkey

HRAS and ITF join the Human Rights at Sea discussion in Turkey
.. HRAS and ITF join the Human Rights at Sea discussion in Turkey London. UK. Human Rights at Sea, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), members of the Ankara University Law Faculty and Turkish State officials will come together on 11 January 2020 in Ankara to discuss the topic...
December 27th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, ITF, Legal | Read More

Hill Dickinson’s Christmas fundraising will provide £9,000 in much needed support for vulnerable children

Hill Dickinson’s Christmas fundraising will provide £9,000 in much needed support for vulnerable children
Hill Dickinson’s Carols by Candlelight atSt Botolph’s Church on Bishopsgate. Hill Dickinson’s Christmas fundraising will provide £9,000 in much needed support for vulnerable children International maritime law firm Hill Dickinson kicked off the 2019 Christmas season with an evening of...
December 23rd, 2019 | Charity, Legal, News | Read More

ICS Professional Maritime Programme Jan 2020 – Register Now

ICS Professional Maritime Programme Jan 2020 – Register Now
ICS Professional Maritime Programme Jan 2020 – Register Now ICS PROFESSIONAL MARITIME PROGRAMME  Starting January 2020 The Hellenic Management Centre, official educational provider of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in Greece, offers the ICS Professional Maritime Programme; a 1-year...
December 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Tankers | Read More

Naval architects must check provenance of third-party designs, says ITIC

Naval architects must check provenance of third-party designs, says ITIC In a recent case, an International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) member faced legal action for unwittingly infringing design copyright. The member, a naval architect, was asked by a customer to provide final designs and specifications...
December 2nd, 2019 | Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

Breaking barriers and uniting ideas to take shipping forward

Breaking barriers and uniting ideas to take shipping forward
Dr. Aleka Sheppard during her keynote speech Breaking barriers and uniting ideas to take shipping forward A vision of synergy for the exchange of knowledge, the forging of bonds and the promotion of the maritime and legal strengths of London gave birth to the London Shipping Law Centre and provided the...
November 29th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Insight, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Story of the Year | Read More

The Ince Group HY20 Results

The Ince Group HY20 Results
Andrian Biles The Ince Group HY20 Results 28 November 2019 The Ince Group plc (“Ince” or the “Group”) Interim unaudited results for the six months to 30 September 2019 Strong first half with revenue up 125% and adjusted profit before tax up 264% Nine partners hired across five offices   Successful...
November 28th, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Legal | Read More

International oil federation denied right to appeal against judgment overturning “deeply flawed” dismissal of inspector

International oil federation denied right to appeal against judgment overturning “deeply flawed” dismissal of inspector
Captain Arshad Rashid outside of The Royal Courts of Justice. International oil federation denied right to appeal against judgment overturning “deeply flawed” dismissal of inspector In an unprecedented case for the oil and marine industry, the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF), regarded...
November 24th, 2019 | Associations, Legal, Regulatory | Read More

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Dinner

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Dinner
. LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Dinner A 25-year voyage around the world of shipping is set to continue In a quarter century of navigating the unpredictable currents of commercial and legal maritime matters, the Forum for Shipping, Commercial Law & Dispute Resolution has provided a world class...
November 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Insurance | Read More

Reed Smith releases third update of Blockchain white paper

Reed Smith releases third update of Blockchain white paper
Reed Smith releases third update of Blockchain white paper Global law firm Reed Smith today released the third edition of its white paper on the global legal landscape impacting blockchain technology. Blockchain – Distributed Ledger Technology and Designing the Future, Third Edition – focuses...
November 21st, 2019 | Legal, Regulatory, Technology | Read More

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – Have you booked your place?

LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – Have you booked your  place?
LSLC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner – Have you booked your  place? A celebration of the learning and debates that it continues to provide to the shipping community We have pleasure in inviting you to join the London Shipping Law Centre, its members and key shipping figures at the Savoy...
November 15th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, News | Read More

HFW | Clarification on Translation Requirements for Insurance Policies | November 2019

HFW | Clarification on Translation Requirements for Insurance Policies | November 2019
HFW | Clarification on Translation Requirements for Insurance Policies | November 2019 The UAE Insurance Authority has recently issued Administrative Decision No. 140 of 2019 Concerning the Exclusion of Some Insurance Policies From the Requirement of Being Written in the Arabic Language (the Decision)....
November 12th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW Ship Finance Briefing – Getting the deal through 2019

HFW Ship Finance Briefing – Getting the deal through 2019
HFW Ship Finance Briefing – Getting the deal through 2019 Getting the Deal Through – Ship Finance “The growth of the shipping sector anticipated in 2018 did not entirely meet expectations in what remains a challenging market influenced by stagnant oil prices, the slower pace of Chinese...
November 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Legal, Shipfinance | Read More

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London
Ida Stier greeting captain Chris Adams Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London by James Brewer. Ida Stier, founder and chief executive of Grupo Stier, welcomed guests from many sectors of the maritime industry to a reception in London to mark the 25th anniversary...
October 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Claims, Company Profiles, Defense, Disputes, Events, Flags, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

HFW Briefing: Managing Sanctions Risk in Contracts: The High Court provides guidance

Daniel Martin, partner HFW Managing Sanctions Risk in Contracts: The High Court provides guidance Recent sanctions have had a major impact on entities in China and Turkey, as well as their counterparties, and this has caused significant disruption to global markets. Given the broad scope of international...
October 24th, 2019 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More