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Taking decisions the right way: the latest case from the Supreme Court

United Kingdom - June 30 2015 Contracts often give you free rein to take a decision about something. English law curbs that freedom - by requiring you to act in good faith and…

Despina Plomaritou.

New time charterparty form: NYPE 2015

Global - October 23 2015 On 15 October 2015, a new version of the popular NYPE charter form was issued jointly by ASBA, BIMCO and SMF. The "NYPE 2015" form is officially…

David Richards, John Simpson.

“Time thereby lost” under the NYPE off-hire clause: Court of Appeal reinstates conventional approach

United Kingdom - December 6 2013 The Athena was a dispute about the meaning of the familiar NYPE off-hire clause (clause 15). The Commercial Court decision gave rise to a lot of…

Alex Chisholm.

Court sets aside arbitration award for serious irregularity

United Kingdom - February 17 2015 This case is a rare example of a successful challenge to an arbitration award on the ground of serious irregularity under section 68 of the…

Despina Plomaritou.

Limits to appealing arbitration awards to Court of Appeal

United Kingdom - July 11 2013 Under the Arbitration Act 1996 ("the Act"), there are limited circumstances in which an arbitration award can be appealed to the High Court. If leave…

Reema Shour.