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English High Court rules on permissibility of an appeal against an arbitral award on a point of foreign law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2010

In Guangzhou Dockyards Co Ltd v ENE Aegialii 2010 EWHC 2826 (Comm), Mr Justice Blair dismissed an application which had sought to appeal against an arbitration award on an issue of fact

English Commercial Court considers the effect of sanctions on a P&I club

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 10 2010

In Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines v Steamship Mutual Underwriting Association (Bermuda) Limited 2010 EWHC 2661 (Comm) the Commercial Court had to assess the impact of the Financial Restrictions (Iran) Order 2009 (the Order), and a licence made under it (the Licence), on the provision of marine professional and indemnity (P&I) insurance

Underwriters obliged to disclose confidential documents following fraud by third party

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 4 2010

Underwriters can be ordered to disclose documents related to an application against them for a third party costs order under the Senior Courts Act s

Marine insurance - non-disclosure and seaworthiness

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 3 2010

Garnat Trading & Shipping (Singapore) PTE LTD (Garnat) and Vung Tau Shipbuilding Industry Joint-Stock Company (Vung Tau) v Baominh Insurance Corporation (Baominh) 2010 EWHC 2578 (Comm), concerned the loss of a floating dock (carrying a floating workshop) which sank in the course of being towed on a voyage from Vladivostok in Russia to Vung Tau in Vietnam

The problem of piracy reaches the English High Court

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 2 2010

The case of Cosco Bulk Carrier Co. Ltd v Team-Up Owning Co. Ltd 2010 EWHC 1340 (Comm) was an appeal to the High Court of a decision by an arbitration panel

Court of Appeal seeks guidance from Europe on an insurer's right of recovery under the Road Traffic Act 1988

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 26 2010

The Court of Appeal has asked for guidance from the Court of Justice of the European Union on the compatibility with Community law of a provision in the Road Traffic Act 1988 (the RTA) governing an insurer's right of recovery

Interpretation of actual and constructive total loss under the Marine Insurance Act 1906

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2010

Masefield AG v Amlin Corporate Member Ltd 2010 EWHC 280 (Comm) concerned the interpretation of actual and constructive total loss under the Marine Insurance Act 1906

Court of Appeal clarifies the scope of the West Tankers decision

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 22 2009

In National Navigation Co v Endesa Generacion SA 2009 EWCA Civ 1397 the Court of Appeal overturned the first instance judgment of Mrs Justice Gloster and held that the English court was bound by an earlier decision of the Spanish court to the effect that no arbitration clause was incorporated into the relevant contract

High Court rules insured's sale of a wrecked vessel was a transaction at an undervalue under s423 Insolvency Act 1986

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 28 2009

In Dornoch Ltd & Ors v Westminster International & Ors 2009 EWHC 1782 (Admiralty) Mr Justice Tomlinson held that the sale by Westminster International (Westminster) of the wreck of a vessel, the Fariway for the sum of 1000 Euros to a related company was a transaction at an undervalue under s423 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (which, in basic terms, provides that certain disposals made to connected persons for a value less than a fair value may be set aside by the court