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The concept of an “arrived ship” is important to determine when laytime commences in a voyage charter. It is also important for traders who incorporate charterparty terms into their contract of sale for the purposes of ascertaining demurrage.
We are pleased to confirm that we have promoted six solicitors to our partnership, taking our worldwide partner count to 279.
Case review 24/04/2018
Misappropriation, fraudulent documents and non-physical loss: the Commercial Court provides clarification on the proper construction of All Risks marine cargo cover
The outcome of the case, in which Kennedys was instructed on behalf of the defendant insurers, will be welcomed by insurers as it provides certainty in respect of the proper construction of All Risks marine cargo policies.
The House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee has published a report on the second phase of its investigation into the impact of Brexit on the life sciences sector.
We look at the recent High Court and Court of Appeal case of Dyna-Jet Pte Ltd v Wilson Taylor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd ;  and Wilson Taylor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd v Dyna-Jet Pte Ltd .
The European Commission issued a Notice to Stakeholders highlighting the legal and practical implications of a “No Deal” scenario for industrial products placed on the EU-27 market.
We are thrilled to announce that we have published a significantly updated edition of our guide to claims handling, which helps empower insurers, third party administrators, corporates and their claims teams to become less reliant on their lawyers.
Case review 16/03/2018
In The Eurohope, the Singapore High Court was asked to consider whether a ship can be arrested in Singapore for the purpose of obtaining security in aid of foreign court proceedings.
In this briefing we consider some recent decisions that have been handed down in the UK and overseas courts, that include: the meaning of “unit” under the Hague Rules; the right of owners to abandon a vessel arguably late and claim a CTL; and ‘whaling’ in Singapore, which is a cyber attack case, where payments are made by a bank on the instructions of an impostor.
Case review 15/03/2018
Major Shipping & Trading Inc v Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Ltd, is the first reported decision by the Singapore High Court regarding a social engineering scam known as ‘whaling’ or ‘spoofing’.