Posts Tagged ‘HFW (Holman Fenwick Willan LLP)’

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
        In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Court cases and arbitration England and Wales: BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland: Supreme Court affirms SAAMCO principle 2. Market developments UK:...
April 13th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW advises ICTSI on Thessaloniki port privatisation

HFW advises ICTSI on Thessaloniki port privatisation
Alex Kyriakoulis International ports and terminals specialist Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) is advising International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) on its bid for a two-thirds stake in Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. (ThPA) The privatisation tender was originally launched in April 2014 amidst...
April 4th, 2017 | Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HFW Briefing – Reforming Australia’s Coastal Shipping Regime

HFW Briefing – Reforming Australia’s Coastal Shipping Regime
Reforming Australia’s Coastal Shipping Regime The Australian Government has today released the Coastal Shipping Reforms Discussion Paper. The Minister’s accompanying message is that the Australian...
March 22nd, 2017 | Legal, Politics and Government | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 17 March 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 17 March 2017
  INSURANCE BULLETIN 17 March 2017 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: What should the role of government be in managing cyber risks? 2. Court...
March 17th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 10 March 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 10 March 2017
INSURANCE BULLETIN 10 March 2017 In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: The Insurance Distribution Directive – first draft UK legislation and...
March 10th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 03 March 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 03 March 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: The Bank of England reflects on the implementation of Solvency II 2. Court cases and arbitration England and Wales: No rule preventing...
March 3rd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW successfully upholds in Court of Appeal important first instance judgment of Males J on inducement

HFW successfully upholds in Court of Appeal important first instance judgment of Males J on inducement
Costas Frangeskides AXA Versicherung AG (successor to Albingia) v Arab Insurance Group (B.S.C.) HFW represented Arig in the appeal of a 7 July 2015 High Court judgment of Mr Justice Males, in which AXA, as successor in title to German reinsurer, Albingia, was unsuccessful in its attempts to avoid two...
March 2nd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 Feb. 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 23 Feb. 2017
  In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation Europe: Update on the Insurance Distribution Directive: Publication of EIOPA’s Technical Advice and draft Implementing Technical...
February 23rd, 2017 | Communication, Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Press and Media | Read More

HFW Briefing – Judicial Public Interest Agreement and Liability Insurance

HFW Briefing – Judicial Public Interest Agreement and Liability Insurance
Judicial Public Interest Agreement (Convention judiciaire d’intérêt public – CJIP) and Liability Insurance: the impact of the Sapin II Law on D&O insurers and policyholders The French legislator...
February 6th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 03 Feb. 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 03 Feb. 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: European regulators seeking to attract UK (re)insurers UK: Unlicensed consumer credit lending – FCA takes first criminal action Hong...
February 3rd, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Briefing: Enforcement against foreign states – new rules on immunity following the Loi Sapin 2

HFW Briefing: Enforcement against foreign states – new rules on immunity following the Loi Sapin 2
Enforcement against foreign states – new rules on immunity following the Loi Sapin 2 The Loi Sapin 2 has amended the rules on the immunity of foreign States by creating new conditions for the obtaining...
January 27th, 2017 | Legal, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 Jan 2017

HFW Insurance Bulletin 26 Jan 2017
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation EU and US: No consensus among industry experts on EU-US reinsurance agreement 2. Court cases and arbitration England: Supreme Court rules...
January 26th, 2017 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

More about maritime claims and maritime liens in Australia

More about maritime claims and maritime liens in Australia
Hazel Brewer After the SAM HAWK decision in September 2016 restored the status quo in the recognition of foreign maritime liens in Australia (see our briefing http://www.hfw.com/Arrest-of-the-SAM-HAWK-October-2016) two Federal Court decisions in November 2016 bring the year towards a close with the...
December 16th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Legal, Markets | Read More

The HFW Briefing: Volcafe Ltd v Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA (T/A CSAV)

The HFW Briefing: Volcafe Ltd v Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA (T/A CSAV)
Baptiste Weijburg, Senior Associate at HFW LLP In what has been treated as something of a test case due to the relatively small amounts at stake (around US$62,500), the Court of Appeal has now helpfully confirmed what some considered to be the commonly held view that a carrier does not need to first...
December 14th, 2016 | Chartering, Claims, Containers, Disputes, Fixtures, Legal, News, Person Profiles | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin

HFW Insurance Bulletin
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation England & Wales: Government announces crackdown on whiplash claims France: Class actions in the health sector are coming IAIS publishes...
December 1st, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Briefing: Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims

HFW Briefing: Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims
UK Government to enact Order increasing the limits of liability under the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims 1976 On 19 April 2012, the Legal Committee of the...
November 28th, 2016 | Claims, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

The legal position across jurisdictions following the collapse of OW Bunkers

The legal position across jurisdictions following the collapse of OW Bunkers
The collapse of OW Bunkers led to numerous law suits and arrests across the globe as owners faced competing claims from both the physical bunker suppliers and ING as the liquidator for OW Bunkers. In the immediate aftermath the legal position varied greatly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. However,...
November 25th, 2016 | Bunkering, Legal, P and I Clubs | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 25 Nov. 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 25 Nov. 2016
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Court cases and arbitration England and Wales: Measure of Indemnity and reinstatement: a victory for insureds – Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) SE v Western Trading...
November 25th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 11 Nov 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 11 Nov 2016
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: PRA consultation on Solvency II: National Specific Templates 2. Court cases and arbitration England and Wales: Exclude me please –...
November 11th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 04 Nov. 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 04 Nov. 2016
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation Jurisdiction: Regulators’ new rules on employment references 2. Court cases and arbitration UK: WTC aggregation: PONY losses – Simmonds...
November 4th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

HFW Briefing – Calcium hypochlorite : it’s back and hiding in plain sight

HFW Briefing – Calcium hypochlorite : it’s back and hiding in plain sight
Rory Butler, partner HFW The often dramatic risks associated with transporting calcium hypochlorite first came to light in the 1970s in a series of serious incidents involving US and Japanese producers. Casualties in the 1990s including (it has been suggested) “CONTSHIP FRANCE”, “DG HARMONY”,...
November 3rd, 2016 | Chartering, Health and Safety, Insight, Legal, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 27 Oct. 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 27 Oct. 2016
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Ministry of Justice postpones personal injury reform 2. Court cases and arbitration Turkey: Jurisdiction clauses in contracts between...
October 27th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Reports | Read More

HFW Briefing: Offshore projects – visas required again

HFW Briefing: Offshore projects – visas required again
Offshore projects – visas required again The High Court of Australia confirms that foreign crew and workers on vessels in the offshore oil and gas industry are required to hold visas and receive...
October 24th, 2016 | Energy, Legal | Read More

HFW Shipping Law Review 17 Oct. 2016

HFW Shipping Law Review 17 Oct. 2016
We are pleased to provide you with the link below to the electronic copy of the 3rd edition of the Shipping Law Review, which continues to be a key legal book for the shipping sector, edited by HFW. The...
October 17th, 2016 | Books, Legal | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin 13 Oct. 2016

HFW Insurance Bulletin 13 Oct. 2016
In this week’s Bulletin: 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Brexit – five priorities for insurers UK: PRA consultation on amendments to whistleblowing rules UK: Tax has to be taxing 2. HFW...
October 13th, 2016 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More