Articles

Results 1 to 5 of 6


Vessel nomination in FOB sales contracts - no second chances?

United Kingdom - June 16 2021 The High Court has upheld a decision of the GAFTA Board of Appeal that an initial invalid vessel nomination by a buyer on FOB terms was not a…

John Butler, Andrew Horton, David McKie

The law of tort does not stand still: Begum v Maran (UK) Limited

United Kingdom - March 30 2021 The Court of Appeal reaffirmed that there was an arguable case for the English former owners of a ship to answer in refusing to strike out the claim…

Carl Dray, Catherine McAndrew, David McKie

New arrangement with Mainland adds to advantages of Hong Kong arbitration

China, Hong Kong - April 8 2019 Hot on the heels of the extension of an arrangement for reciprocal enforcement of judgments between Hong Kong and Mainland China, a new arrangement…

Caveat victor - Hong Kong Court rejects late attempt to enforce an arbitral award

Hong Kong - March 29 2019 When the battle’s lost and won (in arbitration), and the victor has a final award, they must turn to enforcement. This involves asking the local…

John Butler

Damaged beyond repair? Supreme Court clarifies test for constructive total loss of a ship

United Kingdom - March 7 2019 The Supreme Court has given welcome clarity on the types (and timing) of costs incurred in relation to a damaged ship which may be considered when…

John Butler