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Norwegian Cruise Line wins UN convention arbitration case
  • Fowler Rodriguez
  • USA
  • November 9 2016

On February 19 2016, following an extensive briefing by both parties, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) secured a legally significant opinion in a Jones


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


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


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


Vacating an Arbitration Award: An Uphill Battle
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

In Zurich Am. Ins. Co. v. Team Tankers A.S., No. 14-4036-CV, 2016 WL 336078 (2d Cir. Jan. 28, 2016), the Second Circuit Court of Appeal recently


UK: WTC aggregation: PONY losses - Simmonds v Gammell
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 4 2016

This is another reinsurance aggregation case arising out of the 911 attacks on the World Trade Centre. It is an appeal from arbitration as to whether


Supreme Court issues two unanimous decisions affecting labor & employment
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • 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


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


Court confirms award over arguments of “manifest disregard,” “evident partiality,” and “corruption”
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • November 25 2014

A transported liquid chemical had been found degraded after shipping from Texas to South Korea. The chemical company contended that the shipper was