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Is a charterparty a contract for carriage of goods by water?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 17 2011

Companhia Siderurgica Paulista (COSIPA), BLG’s client, concluded a Gencon-form voyage charterparty with Fednav (disponent owner of the defendant vessel), for the carriage of steel coils from Brazil to the U.S.A. and Canada

Personal jurisdiction - enforcement of arbitral award - district court dismisses petition to enforce international arbitration award, finding lack of minimum contacts to support jurisdiction

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • March 27 2012

Petitioner Greatship (India) Limited ("Greatship") owned two shipping vessels which it chartered to Respondent Marine Logistics Solutions LLC ("Marsol"), an offshore logistics service provider registered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Claimants in London arbitration obtained ex parte district court order pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1782 compelling discovery from the U.S. affiliates of the respondent in the arbitration.

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 29 2015

Owl Shipping, LLC and Oriole Shipping, LLC (“Petitioners”), the owners of the vessels MV Owl and MV Oriole, entered into time-charter agreements

Court orders party to pay attorney’s fees and costs related to opposing party’s motion to confirm arbitral award

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 1 2009

Rhonda Enterprises S.A. (“Rhonda”), a vessel owner, entered into a charter party agreement with certain charterers, Projector S.A. and Projector Asia Pte. Ltd for the carriage of goods from Taiwan to Singapore (collectively, “Projector”

Courts make waves for marine lawyers: Rule B and antisuit injunctions

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 20 2009

Two recent judgments are making waves for marine lawyers

Supreme Court will hear antitrust case involving class arbitration

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 26 2009

On June 15, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Stolt-Nielsen SA v. AnimalFeeds Int’l Corp

Reach out and sue someone stolen cell phones spur arbitration

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 27 2009

Litigation was stayed pending concurrent arbitration in a dispute arising out of the theft of cell phones during international shipping

Supreme Court issues two unanimous decisions affecting labor & employment

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 10 2009

In Union Pac. R.R. Co. v. Bhd. of Locomotive Engineers, No. 08-604 (December 8, 2009), the Court unanimously held that a union’s failure to present evidence of efforts to reach a settlement through “conferencing” did not preclude the National Railroad Adjustment Board from exercising jurisdiction over the union’s claim

US Supreme Court: no class arbitration absent party consent

  • White & Case LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2010

On April 27, 2010, the US Supreme Court ruled in Stolt-Nielsen SA, et al. v. AnimalFeeds Int'l Corp. that, under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), compelling arbitrating parties to submit to class arbitration pursuant to an arbitration agreement silent on the subject "is fundamentally at war with the foundational FAA principle that arbitration is a matter of consent."

Supreme Court rules class arbitration not allowed when agreement is silent

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 27 2010

On April 27, 2010 the US Supreme Court decided that class arbitration is permissible only when the parties to a contract specifically agree