Posts Tagged ‘Clyde & Co’

OFAC Issues General License Allowing for Temporary Sojourn to Iran for Certain Civil Aircraft

OFAC Issues General License Allowing for Temporary Sojourn to Iran for Certain Civil Aircraft
Insight / Sanctions update   OFAC Issues General License Allowing for Temporary Sojourn to Iran for Certain Civil Aircraft OFAC has issued General License J, “Authorising the Re-exportation of Certain Civil Aircraft to Iran on Temporary Sojourn and Related Transactions.” Specifically, General...
August 5th, 2016 | Aviation, Legal, Sanctions | Read More

Update – The Longchamp

Update – The Longchamp
Insight / Update – 01 August 2016  Are expenses incurred during negotiation of a pirate ransom recoverable in general average? In The Longchamp [2016] EWCA Civ 708, the Court of Appeal has ruled on an issue that had not previously been considered by the English courts, namely, whether expenses...
August 1st, 2016 | Claims, Corruption, Disputes, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

Clyde & Co’s latest Insight: OW Bunker – A Global Overview

Clyde & Co’s latest Insight: OW Bunker – A Global Overview
OW Bunker – A Global Overview The spate of litigation worldwide following the collapse of OW Bunker (“OW”) has continued to progress in recent weeks as ship owners look to protect themselves from the risk of double payment, bunker suppliers seek ways to get paid, and OW’s administrators and...
July 27th, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016…

Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016…
Clyde & Co’s lofty status. Clyde & Co Global Legacy Claims Conference 2016 hears that firms must be clearer on how they keep their supply chains free of modern slavery By James Brewer Businesses are being slow to meet a new statutory responsibility to report on what they are doing to keep...
May 31st, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Insight, News, Story of the Day | Read More

Clyde & Co adds Hong Kong Partner

19 May 2016: Global law firm Clyde & Co has recruited leading Hong Kong Marine Partner Anthony Woo. Anthony has extensive experience in shipping, commodities and arbitration related matters. He regularly represents P&I Clubs, liability underwriters, ship-owners, charterers and freight forwarders...
May 19th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, P and I Clubs, Person Profiles | Read More

STOP PRESS – GLOBAL SANTOSH – Supreme Court Ruling

STOP PRESS – GLOBAL SANTOSH – Supreme Court Ruling
STOP PRESS – GLOBAL SANTOSH – Supreme Court Ruling The Supreme Court has today handed down its much anticipated judgment in NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV v Cargill International SA. By a majority of four to one (Lord Clarke dissenting), the Supreme Court has allowed Cargill’s appeal and...
May 11th, 2016 | Chartering, Disputes, Legal | Read More

STOP PRESS – OW Bunker – Supreme Court Ruling

STOP PRESS – OW Bunker – Supreme Court Ruling
The UK Supreme Court has today given its eagerly anticipated judgment in the UK test case the “Res Cogitans”. The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the appeal and has upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal that a bunker supply contract between OW Bunker and Owners was not covered...
May 11th, 2016 | Bunkering, Claims, Disputes, Legal | Read More

Clyde & Co strengthens Global Marine Group with new partner hire

Clyde & Co strengthens Global Marine Group with new partner hire
Fanos Theophani 03 May 2016: Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the appointment of Fanos Theophani as Partner in its Global Marine Group. Fanos Theophani is a leading lawyer in the marine industry with 15 years’ experience. He joins from specialist shipping firm More Fisher Brown...
May 3rd, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Small change, big impact: SOLAS container weight verification

Small change, big impact: SOLAS container weight verification
Elizabeth Turnbull Small change, big impact: SOLAS container weight verification – The implications for carriers – Part 2 of 3 The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention to require that a packed container’s gross weight be verified...
April 26th, 2016 | Containers, Legal | Read More

Small change, big impact: Get ready for the SOLAS container weight verification

Small change, big impact: Get ready for the SOLAS container weight verification
Elizabeth Turnbull Part 1 of 3 – Shippers The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention to require that a packed container’s gross weight be verified before the container can be loaded on board a ship The new rule will come into force on 1...
April 7th, 2016 | Containers, IMO, Organisations, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Clyde & Co Shipping Newsletter – March 2016

Written by legal experts, Clyde & Co’s Shipping Newsletter is a regular publication which reports on recent legal developments and issues of general interest to the marine sector. In this issue,  Andrew Gray reviews the unusual collision case of NORDLAKE/ SEAEAGLE where liability for the collision...
March 31st, 2016 | Communication, Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

London Market’s Risk Appetite for Iran Business Weighed Down by Remaining US sanctions

London Market’s Risk Appetite for Iran Business Weighed Down by Remaining US sanctions
As reported in the Financial Times, new research by Clyde & Co reveals that, despite the lifting of certain EU and US sanctions, the remaining US sanctions are negatively impacting the London market’s risk appetite for Iranian business. By Chris Hill, Partner, and Wynne Lawrence, Associate The...
March 13th, 2016 | Legal, Sanctions, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Implementation Day – trade update from Clyde & Co on Iran

Implementation Day – trade update from Clyde & Co on Iran
As reported in our update of 17 January 2016, the lifting of EU sanctions following Implementation Day is expected to trigger a substantial increase in trade between western companies and their Iranian counterparts. Written by Michael Swangard  (on the left) and Anousheh Bromfield . In a move which...
February 5th, 2016 | Legal, Press and Media, Sanctions | Read More

Clyde & Co’s Head of Shipping and International Trade in MENA relocates to London

Clyde & Co’s Head of Shipping and International Trade in MENA relocates to London
13 January 2016: Clyde & Co partner Irvine Marr has relocated to the firm’s London office from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) operations, where he was the Head of Shipping and International Trade.  Irvine will play a key role in connecting the firm’s UK and Middle East offices,...
January 13th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

Clyde & Co advises on landmark LNG project

Clyde & Co advises on landmark LNG project
Dean Norton 07 January 2016, Global law firm Clyde & Co has advised West African Gas Limited (WAGL), a joint venture owned by subsidiaries of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Sahara Energy Resource Ltd, in its development of a liquefied natural gas import project at the port of Tema...
January 7th, 2016 | Legal, LNG | Read More

Clyde & Co Shipping Update – The “NEW FLAMENCO”

Clyde & Co Shipping Update – The “NEW FLAMENCO”
Elizabeth Turnbull The “NEW FLAMENCO” The Court of Appeal holds that benefit arising from the sale of a vessel can reduce claim for repudiation of charterparty In a judgment delivered on 21 December 2015, the Court of Appeal considered to what extent charterers could mitigate a claim for...
December 22nd, 2015 | Chartering, Legal | Read More

Clyde & Co Shipping Newsletter – November 2015

Clyde & Co Shipping Newsletter – November 2015
To access the PDF version of the newsletter, please click here. Written by legal experts, Clyde & Co’s Shipping Newsletter is a regular publication which reports on recent legal developments and issues of general interest to the marine sector. In this issue: “MTM HONG KONG”...
November 25th, 2015 | Legal | Read More

Marine specialist Andrew Gray joins Clyde & Co

Marine specialist Andrew Gray joins Clyde & Co
Andrew Gray 11 November 2015: Global law firm Clyde & Co is pleased to announce that Andrew Gray will be joining as a partner in the global Marine team in early 2016. Andrew has extensive experience as a shipping lawyer in Asia, with specialist expertise in marine insurance and wet matters. His...
November 11th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

“RES COGITANS” – Court of Appeal to decide whether bunker supply contracts are covered by SOGA 1979

“RES COGITANS” – Court of Appeal to decide whether bunker supply contracts are covered by SOGA 1979
“RES COGITANS” – Court of Appeal to decide whether bunker supply contracts are covered by SOGA 1979 29 September 2015 On 17 September 2015, the Court of Appeal (Lord Justices Moore-Bick, Longmore and McCombe) heard Owners’ appeal of the...
September 29th, 2015 | Bunkering, Legal, Shipmanagement | Read More

The US further eases Cuban sanctions

The US further eases Cuban sanctions
On September 18, 2015, the US Departments of Treasury and Commerce announced further revisions to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations consistent with the continued opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba by the Obama Administration. As Treasury Secretary Jacob...
September 28th, 2015 | Politics and Government, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Capital Link’s New York Event

Capital Link’s New York Event
Peter Georgiopoulos at the podium Capital Link’s 7th Annual Global Commodities and Shipping Forum took place in New York’s Metropolitan Club today.  It was organized in partnership with UBS and lead-sponsored by Clyde & Co and Tsakos Energy Navigation. CFTC Commissioner J. Christopber...
September 16th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Markets, News | Read More

Recent decisions in Shipbuilding law

Recent decisions in Shipbuilding law
There have been encouraging recent signs that the market for newbuild vessels may be improving, especially given, for example, recent reports of significant orders for LNG carriers. However, more pessimistic forecasts of 2015 orders, the fall in the price of oil and continued depression in freight and...
August 22nd, 2015 | Energy, Legal, LNG, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Sanctions update: Navigators Insurance Company Settles with US Sanctions Regulator

Sanctions update: Navigators Insurance Company Settles with US Sanctions Regulator
According to OFAC, between May 2008 and April 2011 US-based Navigators and its London branch: issued global protection and indemnity (“P&I”) insurance policies that provided coverage to North Korean-flagged vessels and covered incidents that occurred in or involved Iran, Sudan, or Cuba—some...
August 11th, 2015 | Sanctions | Read More

Impact of oil price on shipping market

Impact of oil price on shipping market
Members’ listened to presentations at Clyde & Co The Shipping Professional Network London (SPNL) members’ enjoyed a sociable evening of topical presentations and networking drinks on the 22nd of July, courtesy of sponsors, Clyde & Co. The compelling topic of the night was the significant...
July 29th, 2015 | Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Events, Markets, Oil Industry, Tankers | Read More

Clyde & Co latest Newsletter – Shipping

Clyde & Co latest Newsletter – Shipping
To access the PDF version of the newsletter, please click here. Written by legal experts, Clyde & Co’s Shipping Newsletter is a regular publication which reports on recent legal developments and issues of general interest to the marine sector. In this issue: Ballast Water...
July 21st, 2015 | Legal, Reports | Read More