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Cutting a submarine cable can cost you, your vessel and your insurance protection
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Canada
  • January 27 2012

The decision of the Canadian court in Société Telus Communications v. Peracomo Inc. breaks new ground in cases involving faults to submarine cables and in the general international maritime law


Legal fallout from the West Coast Ports labor dispute (or, how to take risk into account in supply chain contracts) (or, we like meaty meat)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 26 2015

Although the West Coast Ports labor dispute has more or less resolved, the consequences continue to be felt across supply chains both in the U.S. and


More legal implications from the West Coast Ports labor dispute (or, what to do if your supply chain contract does not address disaster) (or, yet another goofy UCC provision)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 31 2015

Last week, we discussed the legal fallout from the West Coast Ports dispute. In particular, we talked about how a force majeure clause in a supply


Supply chain law: 2014 year of the recall! (or, recalling recalls) (or, the mother of all warranty claims)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 20 2015

Earlier this month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) , the federal agency responsible for overseeing automotive safety


Dalmare Spa V Union Maritime Ltd 2013 1 LLR 509
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2013

Recently the High Court in England and Wales took the opportunity to rule that the condition of a second hand vessel, sold pursuant to the terms of


Freight cargo customers seek remedies from the UK High Court
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2008

A US-based law firm has initiated a representative action before the UK High Court against British Airways on behalf of indirect and direct purchasers of air cargo services that suffered losses as a result of the airline’s role in a price-fixing cartel


Enron Coal Services Limited (in liquidation) v English, Welsh and Scottish Railway Limited
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2009

A claim brought by Enron Coal Services Limited (ECSL) has been allowed to continue despite English, Welsh and Scottish Railway Limited (EWS) petitioning the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) to strike out their claim on the grounds of rule 40 of the Tribunal Rules


CAT upholds Stagecoach challenge to CC prohibition of Preston Bus acquisition
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2010

Stagegroup lodged an application to the CAT under section 120 EA02 for a judicial review of the CC decision that Stagecoach's acquisition of Preston Bus Limited may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition ("SLC") in the market for the supply of commercial bus services in the Preston area


Remoteness... forseeability...recovery of future loss...revisited
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • August 8 2011

The Court of Appeal in a recent case, Conarken Group Ltd and another v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd 2011 EWCA Civ 644 gave a useful restatement of the laws on the foreseeability and remoteness of economic loss arising from negligent property damage


High Court confirms no new remoteness test for damages in contract
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2010

In Sylvia Shipping Co Limited v Progress Bulk Carriers Limited the High Court has confirmed that the House of Lords' decision in Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc does not create a new remoteness test for damages in contract