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11 October 2016
Welcome to the latest edition of London Market Brief.

Articles

27 March 2017
Two recent decisions of the Court of Appeal provide useful guidance on the validity of demands made under standby letters of credit or other Autonomous Demand Guarantees provided by way of security in circumstances where a final determination in law on amounts owing under the underlying contract is not available.
7 February 2017
Towards the end of 2016, news broke of a Brazilian Federal Police investigation designated Operation Greenfield, a major fraud investigation that the Brazilian press has labelled the “new Lava Jato”.
17 November 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s rehabilitation has continued to cause problems in multiple fields in the shipping world. Whilst there are signs of the dust beginning to settle, parties should be on high alert of their potential exposure. Our latest article examines recent issues and provides an update on the rehabilitation proceedings in Korea.

Case reviews

12 August 2016
Court of Appeal holds that a constructive total loss (CTL) of a vessel detained by customs authorities in Venezuela after drugs were strapped to its hull by malicious persons was not covered under standard war risks policy terms because the infringement of customs regulation exclusion clause applied.
 

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