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Company ordered to disclose documents in the control of its controllers

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 25 2015

The Commercial Court has ordered a company to disclose documents in the hands of third parties (an individual and another company in the same group

An uncharacteristic appeal: Ocean Victory decision reversed

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 24 2015

Charterers (and their insurers) concerned by the first instance decision in The "Ocean Victory" may rest a little easier following the successful

Shipowners’ Mutual P&I Association v Containerships Denizcilik Nakliyat

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2015

PD6B para 3.1(6)(c) provides that a claim form can be served out of the jurisdiction, with the court’s permission, if “a claim is made in respect of

What lies beneath...

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 12 2015

The Commercial Court recently considered an application by the insured, owners of the vessel "B ATLANTIC" , against their insurers for constructive

Direct rights of action against P&I Clubs: a growing trend?

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 12 2015

It is well known that there are a number of International Conventions conferring direct rights of action against liability insurers. Notable examples

Gard Marine & Energy Ltd v China National Chartering

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2015

The first instance decision in this case was reported in Weekly Update 3213. The owners of a vessel had entered into a demise charter which provided

Suez Fortune v Talbot Underwriting

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2015

The vessel in this case was insured against war risks by a policy issued by the defendant insurers. The vessel was sailing from Ukraine to China, and

Ship damaged by fire caused by pirates found to be constructive total loss

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 27 2015

The High Court was asked to determine a number of preliminary issues, including whether a vessel was a constructive total loss ("CTL"), whether the

"Abnormal occurrence" clarified in the OCEAN VICTORY Court of Appeal decision, January 2015

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 23 2015

The surprising and somewhat controversial finding in the first instance judgment of the OCEAN VICTORY that Kashima Port, a modern and sophisticated

“Brillante Virtuoso” held to have been a constructive total loss

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2015

The High Court recently held that the "Brillante Virtuoso" (the "Vessel") was a constructive total loss ("CTL") following an attack by pirates in