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The Global Santosh: The Supreme Court provides guidance on a charterer’s responsibility for its agents
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2016

The Supreme Court last week handed down an important decision concerning the issue of when a charterer will be held responsible for its agents under


Shelltime 4 - who bears risk of arrest?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 3 2016

In ST Shipping & Transport Pte Ltd -v- Space Shipping Ltd ("CV STEALTH"), the Commercial Court ("the Court") heard an application arising out of an


Don’t trip up - a warning for owners
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2016

The recently decided case of SBT STAR BULK & TANKERS (Germany) GMBH & CO KG V COSMOTRADE SA (THE “WEHR TRAVE”) 2016 EWHC 583 (Comm) in the Queen’s


Appointing an arbitrator to protect time for counterclaims
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2016

Mr Justice Knowles CBE’s judgment in Glencore International AG v (1) PT Tera Logistic Indonesia (2) PT Arpeni Pra 2016 EWHC 82 (Comm) considered


English law and London arbitration clause not sufficient to allow application of late payment of Commercial Debt (Interest) Act 1998 to charterparties
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2014

In a robust judgment of 12 June 2014 in Martrade Shipping & Transport GmbH v. United Enterprises Corporation 2014 EWHC 1884 (Comm), the Commercial


Commercial Court confirms that factual issues can be determined in the context of an application under Section 66 of the Arbitration Act 1996
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2011

The Claimant and Defendant had entered in to a loan agreement which provided that “each party shall act in absolute faith towards the other”


The Commercial Court considers the exceptional circumstances in which the English court may grant an injunction restraining an arbitration with a foreign seat
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2011

The Claimant, a US company, entered into a collaboration agreement with the First Defendant (also a US company) in relation to bidding to develop petroleum blocks in Iraqi Kurdistan


Commercial court considers competing jurisdiction and arbitration clauses
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2011

The application before the Court in this case arose in the context of disputes concerning two related agreements dealing with the operation of a coal mine in Indonesia


Court of Appeal considers whether it is appropriate to stay proceedings concerning the interpretation of an agreement pending expert determination under that agreement
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2011

The Appellant and Respondent had entered into a partnership agreement which contained an expert determination clause


Commercial Court considers a disponent owner’s challenge of the striking out of its demurrage claim on the grounds that there was no contract between it and the voyage charterer, and as such no arbitration agreement between them
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2011

The Claimant Disponent Owner, who had time chartered the vessel in question, instructed shipbrokers to sub-charter the vessel to the Defendant