Posts Tagged ‘HFW (Holman Fenwick Willan LLP)’

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

Technology will have a huge impact on lawyers’ skills and legal practice

Technology will have a huge impact on lawyers’ skills and legal practice
The legal profession faces tremendous challenges over the next decade in recruiting people who can exercise their skills in a context of evolving technology and its expanded deployment while meeting changing client requirements. The commercial climate will be characterised by new (and sometimes conflicting)...
May 9th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Technology | Read More

HFW Insurance and Reinsurance Brexit Considerations

HFW Insurance and Reinsurance Brexit Considerations
Richard Spiller, Partner Following the second phase of negotiations on the withdrawal agreement in March 2018, while progress has been made in clarifying the position in some respects, (re)insurance businesses are still waiting for answers to important questions on the future relationship between the...
April 30th, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Briefing – Discharge of cargo without original bills of lading and letters of indemnity (LOI)

HFW Briefing – Discharge of cargo without original bills of lading and letters of indemnity (LOI)
Rory Butler, Partner HFW  Discharge of cargo without original bills of lading and letters of indemnity (LOI): one of the biggest risks a shipowner or charterer can take LOIs are an essential document to help world trade run smoothly. They are given by cargo interests and parties above them in the contractual...
March 26th, 2018 | Chartering, Disputes, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 March 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 12 March 2018
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. COURT CASES AND ARBITRATION England and Wales: Business interruption – proving the value of the claim England and Wales: Contextualism in the interpretation of insurance contracts England and Wales: Claims aggregation...
March 12th, 2018 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, Reports | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 Feb. 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 Feb. 2018
Andrew Bandurka Regulation and Legislation Europe: Council of Europe agrees to delay the IDD On 14 February 2018, the Council of the EU announced in a press release that the transposition deadline and application date of the Insurance Distribution Directive ((EU) 2016/97) (IDD) will be delayed. The...
February 23rd, 2018 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 19 Feb 2018 – Edition 3

HFW Insurance Bulletin 19 Feb 2018 – Edition 3
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. REGULATION AND LEGISLATION UK: Prudential Regulation Authority’s Report on General Insurance Actuarial Function Reports 2. COURT CASES AND ARBITRATION UK: Fundamental dishonesty overrides substantial injustice argument UK: P.I. insurance:...
February 19th, 2018 | Communication, Legal, Press and Media | Read More

HFW Briefing – Adam & Eve & Arbitration

HFW Briefing – Adam & Eve & Arbitration
Brian Perrott  Adam & Eve & Arbitration There are still arbitration clauses that contain arcane language requiring arbitrators to be “commercial men”. In this article we examine how the English courts have interpreted this “commercial men” wording and consider whether...
February 12th, 2018 | Arbiitration, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin January 2018

HFW Insurance Bulletin January 2018
Andrew Bandurka HFW Insurance Bulletin January 2018 1. Regulation and legislation EU: “Accidental” damage and the importance of causation Following a recommendation from the European Parliament, on 20 December 2017 the European Commission adopted a legislative proposal for a directive (COM (2017)...
January 25th, 2018 | European Union, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 01 Dec 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 01 Dec 2017
Costas Frangeskides In this week’s Bulletin: 1. REGULATION AND LEGISLATION US: Flood Insurance market set for overhaul 2. COURT CASES AND ARBITRATION England & Wales: A reminder of the importance of the Arbitration Act rules of service Spain: The Prestige: Spanish Court holds London Club...
December 1st, 2017 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, News | Read More

HFW Briefing – MOSCOW STARS: Sale of a cargo under a Charterparty lien

HFW Briefing – MOSCOW STARS: Sale of a cargo under a Charterparty lien
  Louise Lazarou, Associate HFW The Court in Dainford Navigation Inc v PDVSA Petroleo SA1 considered an application pursuant to section 44 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act) for the sale of a crude oil cargo onboard the “MOSCOW STARS” that was the subject of a charterparty lien exercised...
November 8th, 2017 | Arbiitration, Chartering, Disputes, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin Nov 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin Nov 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and Legislation UK and Europe: Insurance Distribution Directive – delayed until October 2018? Hong Kong: Insurance Authority promotes Fintech/Insurtech...
November 3rd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Reports | Read More

HFW Briefing – Something rotten in the state of shipping:

HFW Briefing – Something rotten in the state of shipping:
Paul Dean, partner Something rotten in the state of shipping: what you need to know about Mandate Fraud and the fraudulent redirecting of payments A recent shipping review lists fraud, as well as theft and corruption, as the joint second highest risk to the shipping sector, ranked only behind that of...
October 6th, 2017 | Corruption, Insight, Legal, Maritime Fraud | Read More

HFW: All change – are you ready for the EU General Data Protection Regulation? Special update

HFW: All change – are you ready for the EU General Data Protection Regulation? Special update
Anthony Woolich, partner Businesses (including many outside the EEA) now have less than nine months to prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which overhauls a data protection regime dating from 1995 The GDPR becomes effective across the European Economic Area (EEA), including...
September 28th, 2017 | European Union, IT and Communications, Legal, Organisations, Technology | Read More

HFW’s Shipping Group chooses The Mission to Seafarers as Global Charity Partner

HFW’s Shipping Group chooses The Mission to Seafarers as Global Charity Partner
Craig Neame HFW to provide legal, practical and financial support to the Mission to Seafarers in three-year deal London, 12th September 2017 – International law firm HFW today announced that its Shipping Group has chosen The Mission to Seafarers as its first ever global charity partner. Over three...
September 11th, 2017 | Charity, Legal | Read More

HFW – The Energy Regulation and Markets Review (sixth edition)

HFW – The Energy Regulation and Markets Review (sixth edition)
The Energy Regulation and Markets Review (sixth edition) published by the Law Reviews in July this year looks at key issues including climate change and energy infrastructure developments, issues surrounding...
August 24th, 2017 | Associations, Books, Energy, Legal, Reports | Read More

HFW Briefing – BREXIT: easier, cheaper and more efficient cross-border litigation

HFW Briefing – BREXIT: easier, cheaper and more efficient cross-border litigation
Rick Brown The UK Government’s most recent position paper shows a clear desire to continue civil judicial co-operation with EU member states post-Brexit. The Government’s drive to maximise security and continuity despite uncertain times ahead is therefore positive news for businesses, but...
August 23rd, 2017 | European Union, Legal | Read More

HFW strengthens Asia Pacific Shipping team

HFW strengthens Asia Pacific Shipping team
From 1 August 2017, the HFW’s Asia Pacific shipping team will be enhanced by the arrival from London of partners Toby Stephens and John Forrester. They join at a busy period for the Singapore office and will combine with our strong existing team to boost specific legal services we offer our...
August 1st, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 June 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 June 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: PRA publishes boardroom diversity proposals – but do they go far enough? EU: EIOPA publishes MoU with World Bank 2. Court cases and...
June 23rd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 9 June 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 9 June 2017
Rebecca Huggins In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation Europe: Proposal to merge European insurance and banking supervisory authorities causes controversy Europe/UK: Don’t expect concessions – EU insurance policy mirrors tough political stance on Brexit 2. Court cases...
June 9th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 May 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 May 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation EU: Expiry of the Insurance Block Exemption Regulation 2. Court cases and arbitration England & Wales: Gard Marine v China National:...
May 26th, 2017 | Communication, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Briefing: The OCEAN VICTORY – the final word on the safety of Kashima Port

HFW Briefing: The OCEAN VICTORY – the final word on the safety of Kashima Port
Jean Koh, partner at HFW More than 10 years after the grounding and subsequent total loss of the OCEAN VICTORY at Kashima port Japan, the final word on the safety of the port was given by the Supreme Court on 10 May 2017. Affirming the Court of Appeal decision1, the Supreme Court unanimously found that...
May 11th, 2017 | Groundings, Legal, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 4 May 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 4 May 2017
Holman Fenwick Willan is deeply saddened to announce the death of James Clibbon, an Insurance Partner in the firm’s London office, on 24 April. In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK:...
May 4th, 2017 | Books, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Reports | Read More