Posts Tagged ‘Clyde & Co’

Sanctions update: Sanctions relief announced under historic agreement concerning Iran’s nuclear programme

Sanctions update: Sanctions relief announced under historic agreement concerning Iran’s nuclear programme
Sanctions Relief Announced Under Historic Agreement Concerning Iran’s Nuclear Programme The E3/EU+3 (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and the United States, with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign...
July 14th, 2015 | European Union, Organisations, Sanctions | Read More

Clyde & Co LLP obtain summary judgment for claims exceeding USD 250 million

Clyde & Co LLP obtain summary judgment for claims exceeding USD 250 million
On 19 June 2015, the Commercial Court gave judgment in DE-RENDITE FONDS NR. 106 VLCC TITAN GLORY GMBH & CO TANKSCHIFF KG & 7 Ors -v- TITAN MARITIME S.A, Panama & 8 Ors (“TITAN GLORY”) for sums exceeding USD 250 million in an application for summary judgment on the claims and strike out...
June 26th, 2015 | Legal | Read More

Sanctions update: EU extends sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016

Sanctions update: EU extends sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016
  EU extends sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016 On 22 June 2015 the Council of the EU announced the extension of its restrictive measures targeted against Russia. The measures will now remain in force until 31 January 2016. EU leaders had previously agreed...
June 23rd, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Legal, Organisations, Politics and Government, Sanctions | Read More

Clyde & Co: Libyan Investment Authority Update

Clyde & Co: Libyan Investment Authority Update
Glenn Maud v The Libyan Investment Authority The decision of Glenn Maud v The Libyan Investment Authority decided on 8 June 2015 is of interest to those involved in the sanctions field. A claim was made by The Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) under a guarantee given by...
June 16th, 2015 | Associations, Legal, Sanctions | Read More

Clyde & Co’s enhanced Sanctions Blog

Clyde & Co’s enhanced Sanctions Blog
Following is from Clyde & Co on their enhanced Sanctions Blog: We are delighted to launch our enhanced Sanctions Blog which gives you access to all key sanctions developments and updates. Our blog has been designed to help your business navigate the complicated and evolving sanctions landscape. Understanding...
June 10th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Legal, Reports, Sanctions, UN | Read More

Maritime Partner Conte Cicala joins Clyde & Co in San Francisco

Maritime Partner Conte Cicala joins Clyde & Co in San Francisco
Conte Cicala  Conte Cicala, a highly regarded maritime attorney, has recently joined the firm as a partner in its market-leading maritime group. Conte will be based in the firm’s San Francisco office, further deepening and expanding the firm’s shipping practice along the West Coast. John...
June 5th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, HR, Jobs, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Dawn of a new era of low-emission shipping – Issue 2

Dawn of a new era of low-emission shipping – Issue 2
            In a series of articles, Beth Bradley and Chris Moxon examine the legal issues arising from the modern drive for environmentally aware shipping, following the entry into force on 1 January 2015 of the requirement for 0.1% sulphur in fuel oil within designated...
April 28th, 2015 | Emissions, Environment, Legal | Read More

Clyde & Co Shipping Newsletter – April 2015

Clyde & Co Shipping Newsletter – April 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: THE “ADVENTURE”...
April 23rd, 2015 | Legal, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

Clyde & Co legal update: US Sanctions and foreign insurers – The JCPOA effect

Clyde & Co legal update: US Sanctions and foreign insurers – The JCPOA effect
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, announced on April 2, 2015, is expected to substantially ease U.S. sanctions that apply to both U.S. and non-U.S. insurers. The JCPOA will be the final product of the lengthy negotiations between Iran and the “P5+1” (the U.S., U.K., Germany, France,...
April 16th, 2015 | Associations, Legal, Military, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sanctions | Read More

Sanctions Update: P5+1 agree framework for lifting of sanctions

Sanctions Update: P5+1 agree framework for lifting of sanctions
Lengthy negotiations in Switzerland between the P5+1 and Iran finally concluded on 2 April 2015 with the announcement that the parties had agreed the key parameters of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) regarding Iran’s nuclear programme, which would eventually result in the suspension...
April 7th, 2015 | Associations, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Reports, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Clyde & Co Update – Effect of non-payment of hire: After The Astra comes another twist in the tale

Clyde & Co Update – Effect of non-payment of hire: After The Astra comes another twist in the tale
Effect of non-payment of hire: After The Astra comes another twist in the  tale April 1, 2015 | Written by Nick Austin and Chris Moxon On 18 April 2013, Flaux J handed down a judgment in Kuwait Rocks Co v AMN Bulkcarriers Inc. (The Astra) that surprised many in the shipping community with its analysis...
April 1st, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Fixtures, Legal, Markets | Read More

2015: dawn of a new era of low-emission shipping

2015: dawn of a new era of low-emission shipping
In a series of articles, Beth Bradley and Chris Moxon examine the legal issues arising from the modern drive for environmentally aware shipping, following the entry into force on 1 January 2015 of the requirement for 0.1% sulphur in fuel oil within designated Emission Control Areas (ECAs). Issue 1: strong...
March 30th, 2015 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, Legal | Read More

US Enters Into Sanctions Settlement Agreements with Schlumberger and PayPal

US Enters Into Sanctions Settlement Agreements with Schlumberger and PayPal
On March 25, 2015, separate US government departments announced the settlement of sanctions matters.  The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it had entered into a settlement agreement with Schlumberger Oilfield Holdings Ltd. (Schlumberger), under which the company entered a guilty plea to criminal...
March 26th, 2015 | Associations, Legal, Sanctions | Read More

EU renews restrictive measures regarding actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine

EU renews restrictive measures regarding actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine
The Council of the EU has renewed its sanctions regarding Ukraine’s territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence for a further 6 months. This follows a 6-month renewal on 8 September 2014 and means Regulation 269/2014 (as amended) will remain in force until 15 September 2015, though the...
March 16th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Politics and Government, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Clyde & Co Update: New US Sanctions Against Venezuela

Clyde & Co Update: New US Sanctions Against Venezuela
On March 9, 2015, President Obama issued an Executive Order imposing new sanctions against individuals and entities involved in certain activities in Venezuela. This Executive Order follows the enactment in December 2014 of the Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act (the Venezuela Sanctions),...
March 11th, 2015 | Associations, Organisations, Sanctions | Read More

Clyde & Co Update: EU renews restrictive measures against persons responsible for misappropriation of Ukrainian assets

Clyde & Co Update: EU renews restrictive measures against persons responsible for misappropriation of Ukrainian assets
EU renews restrictive measures against persons responsible for misappropriation of Ukrainian assets The Council of the EU has amended Council Decision 2014/119/CFSP of 5 March 2014. By that decision, the EU froze all funds and economic resources belonging to persons identified by the EU as being responsible...
March 6th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Sanctions, Seizures, UN | Read More

Clyde & Co advises Mitsui OSK Lines on major LNG deal

Clyde & Co advises Mitsui OSK Lines on major LNG deal
Sandra Sinclair-Hughes 23 February, 2015: Clyde & Co has advised Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) on a major LNG shipping transaction. The deal sees MOL, a leading LNG vessel owner and operator, agree a long term charterparty with E.ON Global Commodities SE (EGC) and a shipbuilding contract with Korean builder...
February 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Environment, Legal, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Legacy asbestos and environmental exposure claims remain big headache for insurers globally

Legacy asbestos and environmental exposure claims remain big headache for insurers globally
Panel discussion: from left David Wynn of Clyde & Co, Bob Howe of AXA Liabilities, Paul Corver of IRLA and Ian Harvey of Aviva. Legacy asbestos and environmental exposure claims remain big headache for insurers globally, Clyde & Co conference spells out By James Brewer A London conference has...
February 21st, 2015 | Associations, Claims, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, News, Safety and Security | Read More

EU extends list of sanctions targets in relation to Ukraine

EU extends list of sanctions targets in relation to Ukraine
The EU has published an amendment to Regulation 269/2014, which is one of the four EU regulations imposing sanctions concerning the situation in Ukraine. Nineteen individuals and nine entities have been added to the list of designated persons. Regulation 269/2014 is titled “restrictive measures...
February 16th, 2015 | Associations, HR, Legal, Press and Media, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Clyde & Co Shipping Update – What “delay” counts towards cancellation?

Clyde & Co Shipping Update – What “delay” counts towards cancellation?
  The “OCEAN VICTORY” –– Court of Appeal clarifies “abnormal occurrence” in a safe port warranty The Court of Appeal overturned the first instance decision in the matter of the “OCEAN VICTORY” and...
February 12th, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, Fixtures, Legal, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Clyde & Co Newsletter 11 Feb. 2015

Clyde & Co Newsletter 11 Feb. 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 recent legal developments and comments on issues of general interest within the marine sector. In this issue: The  “SANKO...
February 11th, 2015 | Legal, Reports | Read More

Clyde & Co Shipping Update – The “Great Creation”

Clyde & Co Shipping Update – The “Great Creation”
Nick Austin The “Great Creation”: What can a shipowner recover when a charterer gives less than the agreed notice for redelivery? In Maestro Bulk Ltd v Cosco Bulk Carrier Ltd (The “Great Creation”) [2014] EWHC 3978 (Comm) the High Court has considered the approach to be adopted to the calculation...
February 5th, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, Legal | Read More

Clyde & Co Update – New US Sanctions Against North Korea

Clyde & Co Update – New US Sanctions Against North Korea
On January 2, 2015, President Obama issued an Executive Order (EO) imposing new sanctions against North Korea. According to a Treasury Department press release, the sanctions were issued in response to the North Korean government’s “numerous provocations, particularly the recent cyber-attack...
January 6th, 2015 | Associations, Legal, Sanctions | Read More

The US issues new Ukraine sanctions, general license, and blacklist designations

The US issues new Ukraine sanctions, general license, and blacklist designations
President Obama has issued a fourth Ukraine-related Executive Order, this one specifically targeting the Russian occupation of the Crimea region of Ukraine. The US simultaneously issued General License No. 4 to authorize exports of agricultural commodities, medicine, medical supplies, and replacement...
December 23rd, 2014 | Politics and Government, Sanctions | Read More

Electronic systems are the future but don’t overlook paper charts

Electronic systems are the future but don’t overlook paper charts
Jeremy Russell QC, Captain Yusuf Soomro, the host Nick Austin, and Captain Stephen Angove Given technical advances and the improved reliability of electronic data systems, could they provide conclusive evidence in marine investigations? This was the question posed at a London Shipping Law Centre seminar...
December 16th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, HR, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More