Posts Tagged ‘HFW (Holman Fenwick Willan LLP)’

HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: June 2019 Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market developments 1. Regulation and legislation UK: PRA Penalty for Outsourcing Failures The PRA has imposed a penalty of over £1...
June 15th, 2019 | Climate, Environment, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: May 2019

HFW Insurance Bulletin: May 2019
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: May 2019 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration. 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Innovation in financial services – FCA sets out progress and next steps The FCA’s Executive Director...
May 30th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

The Maritime Arbitration Universe in Numbers: One Year On

The Maritime Arbitration Universe in Numbers: One Year On
Paul Dean The Maritime Arbitration Universe in Numbers: One year on It has been a year since the publication of our Maritime Arbitration Universe in Numbers briefing, and the global maritime industry continues to face numerous challenges. Against a backdrop of significant change, the continuing pre-eminence...
May 28th, 2019 | Legal | Read More

HFW promotes record number of new Shipping Partners, elects New Global Practice Head

HFW promotes record number of new Shipping Partners, elects New Global Practice Head
HFW Promotes Record Number Of New Shipping Partners, Elects New Global Practice Head Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has elected partner Paul Dean as the new head of its global shipping practice and a member of the firm’s global Management Board. HFW has also promoted four new shipping partners...
April 15th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 2 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments; HFW publications and events. 1. Regulation and legislation EU: No-deal Brexit – Temporary Permissions...
March 27th, 2019 | Arbiitration, Company Profiles, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Subsea cables: Preventing and minimising claims against fishing vessels

Subsea cables: Preventing and minimising claims against fishing vessels
Over the past two years, the Club has seen eight damage to property claims allegedly caused by the snagging of fishing gear on subsea cables. Although the number of claims is reasonably low, due to the nature of the property suffering damage, the quantum of such claims is invariably high, sometimes reaching...
March 22nd, 2019 | P and I Clubs | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 1
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: March 2019 – Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; Market Developments; HFW publications and events. 1. Regulation and legislation France: Towards increased regulation of...
March 7th, 2019 | Insurance and Reinsurance, News | Read More

HFW: Insurance Bulletin – December 2018

HFW: Insurance Bulletin – December 2018
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; HFW publications and events 1. Regulation and Legislation UK: The FCA’s Brexit Impact Assessment UK: Covered Agreement announced between the UK and the US EU: EIOPA consults...
December 19th, 2018 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

HFW helps BIMCO draft first cyber security clause

HFW helps BIMCO draft first cyber security clause
William MacLachlan, senior associate, HFW Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has helped shipping association BIMCO draft its first cyber security clause. The new clause, which is designed for use in a broad range of contracts, is due to be published in May 2019.  It requires parties to have plans and...
December 3rd, 2018 | BIMCO, Legal, News, Safety and Security | Read More

HFW: Insurance Bulletin – November 2018

HFW: Insurance Bulletin – November 2018
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Court cases and arbitration; HFW publications and events 1. Regulation and Legislation UK: Unfair pricing practices? FCA launches market study into the retail home and motor markets 2. Court cases and arbitration England...
November 27th, 2018 | Communication, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

Insurance Briefing: Dalamd Limited v Butterworth Spengler Commercial Limited: Causation and Some Limited Relief for Brokers

Insurance Briefing: Dalamd Limited v Butterworth Spengler Commercial Limited: Causation and Some Limited Relief for Brokers
Christopher Foster, Partner HFW In Dalamd Limited v Butterworth Spengler Commercial Limited1, the Commercial Court looked at, among other things, causation issues arising in negligence claims against insurance brokers. Whilst the court found that the defendant had breached its duty to the claimant...
October 29th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW: Iran sanctions – The English Court steers a course

HFW: Iran sanctions –  The English Court steers a course
Daniel Martin, partner HFW In our previous briefing, we looked at the challenges of complying with EU and US sanctions from 5 November 2018, when further US sanctions are re-imposed, and the need to steer a course between the divergent approaches which are being taken by the EU and the US. The Commercial...
October 19th, 2018 | Legal, Sanctions | Read More

HFW helps BIMCO draft first 2020 Bunker Clause

HFW helps  BIMCO draft first 2020 Bunker Clause
Paul Dean, Head of Offshore, HFW Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has helped shipping association BIMCO draft its first clause relating to the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 sulphur emission rules. The new clause, focused on compliance, has been fast-tracked and may be published...
September 27th, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Legal, News, Pollution | Read More

Brexit – impact of a “no deal” on English disputes with EU counter-parties

Brexit – impact of a “no deal” on English disputes with EU counter-parties
Nicola Gare, professional support lawyer In preparation for what many now see as being the most likely outcome, the UK Government (Government) has published its guidance on how disputes will be dealt with in the event of the UK exiting the EU without it first having agreed a framework with the EU for...
September 26th, 2018 | European Union, Legal, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 14 Sept 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 14 Sept 2018
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP In this week’s Bulletin: 1. REGULATION AND LEGISLATION UK: No-deal Brexit – More details published on the “Temporary Permissions Regime”    2. COURT CASES AND ARBITRATION Australia: Combustible cladding claims: who pays and...
September 14th, 2018 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, News, Reports | Read More

HFW: Shipping Law Review 2018

HFW: Shipping Law Review 2018
.. from HFW: We are delighted to announce the publication of the fifth edition of The Shipping Law Review, an important legal book for the shipping sector, edited by HFW. The book is a cross-jurisdictional companion for those handling shipping disputes and contains a summary of key shipping law provisions...
August 6th, 2018 | Books, Legal | Read More

HFW: Brexit: EU/UK progress report

HFW: Brexit: EU/UK progress report
Anthony Woolich, partner Brexit: EU/UK progress report The EU/UK joint report on the progress of the Brexit negotiations, announced today, contains the following key points: Citizens’ rights Ireland and Northern Ireland Financial Settlement Other Separation Issues Way forward » Read more
July 31st, 2018 | European Union, Legal | Read More

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!

Volatility knocks again…CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended earlier on today at 1,632 points, 42 higher than yesterday “thanks” to the volatile as ever Capes. Geopolitics remain more than perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI surpassed once …again the 3,000 point threshold – actually...
July 12th, 2018 | Events, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Shipping Indices, Social Columns, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 July 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 July 2018
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP The HFW Insurance Bulletin weekending 12 July 2018 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. REGULATION AND LEGISLATION UK: EIOPA launches InsurTech insight survey UK: InsurTech – four legal and regulatory challenges that all new products face UK:...
July 12th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

HFW Briefing – It’s a risky business, offshore drilling, but who bears the risk under a rig contract when force majeure strikes?

HFW Briefing – It’s a risky business, offshore drilling, but who bears the risk under a rig contract when force majeure strikes?
Judgment in Seadrill Ghana Operations Ltd -v- Tullow Ghana Ltd was handed down by Mr Justice Teare in the Commercial Court on 2 July in a case in which HFW (Simon Blows and Vanessa Tattersall) acted. The case deals with important questions relating to competing causes in the context of force majeure...
July 6th, 2018 | Energy, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 2 July 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 2 July 2018
Costas Frangeskides, PartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP In this week’s Bulletin: 1. REGULATION AND LEGISLATION EU: EIOPA Chairman speaks about European supervision in a changing environment and EIOPA’s priorities UK: Insurance contract law reform: English and Scottish Law Commissions publish updated...
July 2nd, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 June 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 22 June 2018
Costas Frangeskides, partner HFW INSURANCE BULLETIN, JUNE 2018 EDITION 3 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Market developments; HFW Publications and events 1. Regulation and legislation UK: FCA regulation of claims management companies: FCA consults on proposed rules Following a review of claims...
June 22nd, 2018 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW boosts Greek ship finance with partner appointment and senior associate hire as office celebrates 25th Anniversary

HFW boosts Greek ship finance with partner appointment  and senior associate hire as office celebrates 25th Anniversary
Sector-focused law firm HFW has boosted its leading Greek ship finance practice with the promotion of Piraeus consultant Kalliopi Karaiskaki to partner and the hire of senior associate Dimitra Gelti. Kalliopi has also been appointed as head of the firm’s ship finance practice in Piraeus. The moves...
June 15th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Legal, News, Person Profiles | Read More

HFW Briefing: A “Truly Fundamental” Issue Of Contract Law

HFW Briefing: A “Truly Fundamental” Issue Of Contract Law
Kathryn Martin, senior associate at HFW Geneva HFW Briefing: A “Truly Fundamental” Issue Of Contract Law: Does A “No Oral Modifications” Clause Work? All but the shortest of professionally written contracts will contain a “no oral modifications” (NOM) clause: usually...
June 8th, 2018 | Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 18 May 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin  18 May 2018
Costas Frangeskides, Partner, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP In this week’s Bulletin:
May 18th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More