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SDNY holds vacatur for manifest disregard requires intentional defiance of the law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • December 10 2015

In NS United Kaiun Kaisha Ltd. v. Cogent Fibre Inc., No. 15 Civ. 1784, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91858 (S.D.N.Y. July 14, 2015), the U.S. District Court


Arbitrator with serious medical condition alone is not a ground for vacating an award
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

In Zurich American Ins. Co. v. Team Tankers A.S., petitioner Vinmar International Limited argued, among other things, that the failure of an


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
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • 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


Marine, trade and energy - Autumn 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 4 2015

London International Shipping Week (LISW) 2015 built on the success of previous years, offering a stellar line-up of events with something of


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
  • USA
  • 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


Serious irregularity in arbitration
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2015

In two recent cases, the Commercial Court has looked at the question of serious irregularity under s.68 of the Arbitration Act 1996. In both


Enforcement of foreign arbitral award. Fifth Circuit reverses district court order refusing to enforce Philippine arbitral award as contrary to U.S. public policy protecting seamen.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

Plaintiff Lito Martinez Asignacion ("Asignacion"), a citizen and resident of the Philippines, signed a contract to work as a seaman aboard a vessel


Court rejects attempt to attach electronic funds transfer
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2010

In Allied Maritime, Inc. v. Descatrade SA, 620 F.3d 70 (2d Cir. 2010), the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision by Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the Southern District of New York that prohibited the process of maritime attachment and garnishment (PMAG) to secure a putative foreign arbitral award


Is a charterparty a contract for carriage of goods by water?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • 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


District court compels arbitration of maritime contract dispute after respondent failed to appoint its arbitrator and failed to participate in the instant judicial proceeding
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 29 2014

The parties entered into two "charter parties," which are contracts by which ship owners lease their vessels to merchants. Each charter party