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UK: Court of Appeal considers application of the doctrine of “fraudulent devices

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2014

In Versloot Dredging BV v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG (The DC Merwestone) (2014 EWCA Civ 1349) the appellant shipowners appealed a

UK: Court of Appeal upholds summary judgment order awarding damages for breach of settlement agreements

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 21 2014

In the case of Starlight Shipping v Allianz Marine (2014 EWCA Civ 1010), the appellant shipowners appealed a decision granting summary judgment to

"The Alexandros T": a jurisdictional battle on the high seas

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2014

A recent decision of the English Supreme Court, the "Alexandros T" 2013 UKSC 70, saw the Court grapple with the issues of a complex jurisdictional

Supreme Court refuses a stay of proceedings, allowing insurers to pursue damages for breach of settlement and jurisdiction agreements

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 11 2013

The Alexandros T 2013 UKSC 70 concerned the application of Articles 27 and 28 of EC Regulation 442001 (the Brussels Regulation). Where proceedings

English High Court holds vessel a constructive total loss

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 5 2013

In a lengthy judgment, Mr Justice Andrew Smith found that damage resulting from the grounding of the vessel "Irene EM" was caused by an insured peril

France and Spain lose state immunity in MT “PRESTIGE” case

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 26 2013

In The London Steam-Ship Owners' Mutual Insurance Association Ltd v (1) The Kingdom of Spain (2) The French State 2013 EWHC 3188, London Steam-Ship

London: breach of warranty allowed reinsurers to avoid reinsurance contract

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 19 2013

In the case of Amlin Corporate Member Limited & Ors v Oriental Assurance Corporation 2013 EWHC 2380 (Comm), (we have previously reported on related

Warranty to insure creates an assumption of risk and responsibility

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2013

In Bunga S.A. v. Kyla Shipping Company Limited 2012 EWHC 3522 (Comm), the Commercial Court considered whether an arbitrator had made an error of

‘Boilerplate’ clause causes problems for Egyptian ship owner

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 7 2013

When an Egyptian ship owner seeks an indemnity from its United Arab Emirates-based insurer, for the constructive total loss of one of its vessels

Valiant appeal in loss of hire case dismissed

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 3 2013

The Court of Appeal in Valiant Insurance Co v (1) Sealion Shipping Ltd (2) Toisa Horizon Inc 2012 EWCA Civ 1625 has affirmed the High Court's first