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Case review 6 ago 2020
On 5 August 2020, the High Court handed down its judgment on applications to set aside service of two sets of English proceedings for lack of jurisdiction. The judgment provides useful guidance on the jurisdictional rules applicable to consumers under European law, especially in the context of transport-related contracts.
Report 29 jul 2020
The London Matters Report 2020 considers the London insurance market globally and domestically, and focuses on developments between 2015 and 2018 in Lloyd’s and company market business.
Article 22 jul 2020
US Commission issues interpretive rule on demurrage and detention charges – possible relief for shippers
On April 28, 2020, the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued an interpretive rule on demurrage and detention charges under the Shipping Act 1984.
Article 9 jul 2020
We consider some recent decisions addressing issues including: limitation of liability for marina or dock operators; who is the ‘operator’ of a vessel; parties’ obligations under a chain of letters of indemnity and; interpretation of maritime contracts according to the US Supreme Court.
Case review 7 jul 2020
In this case, the Admiralty Court provides helpful clarification as to who should be considered an ‘operator’ for the purposes of limitation.
Article 3 jul 2020
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, Department of State and U.S. Coast Guard have issued a Joint Advisory intended to provide guidance to all facets of the maritime industry with regard to compliance with the various US sanctions programs.
Article 29 jun 2020
The recently announced Maritime and Coastguard Agency Drone Demonstration and Development Pathfinder project is an ambitious venture intended to expand the use of drones operating Beyond Visual Line of Sight within UK airspace.
Article 25 jun 2020
This article is concerned with one possible risk which arrives from outer space and can cause chaos in international maritime commerce: solar storms.
News 5 jun 2020
Kennedys has continued its growth in the United States with the opening of its first West Coast office, in San Francisco, and the addition of a four-partner team.
Article 29 mai 2020
Our latest thinking into the insurance impacts arising from the ongoing crisis is offered against the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, having confirmed that the five tests which must be satisfied before lockdown can be adjusted have been met.