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Court recognises territory of Western Sahara's prima facie right in cargo dispute
  • Bowmans
  • South Africa
  • June 28 2017

On May 1 2017 the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and the Polisario Front successfully applied to the Eastern Cape Local Division of the High


Draft Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy open for public comment
  • Bowmans
  • South Africa
  • March 22 2017

The Department of Transport recently released the long-awaited draft Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy (CMTP) for public consultation and


Pre-action security: advantages of South Africa in an uncertain market
  • Bowmans
  • South Africa
  • November 23 2016

The existing state of the shipping market has led to an environment characterised by low to moderate value maritime claims coupled with high legal


High Court upholds arbitration agreement in cargo handling services agreement
  • Bowmans
  • South Africa
  • September 14 2016

It is a general principle of South African law that the High Court's jurisdiction cannot be limited by a clause in a contract to refer disputes to


Supreme Court of Appeal considers Merchant Shipping Act warranty
  • Bowmans
  • South Africa
  • June 1 2016

On May 8 2005 the fishing trawler Lindsay collided with the bulk carrier Ouo do Brasil a few miles off the coast near Cape St Francis, South Africa


Parent company guarantee held to be maritime claim
  • Bowmans
  • South Africa
  • March 9 2016

In Kuehne & Nagel (Pty) Ltd v Moncada Energy Group, the Gauteng Division of the High Court (Johannesburg) recently highlighted the far-reaching scope


Judgment and arbitration award enforcement: the admiralty law perspective
  • Bowmans
  • South Africa
  • December 23 2015

When a successful litigant to a court action or arbitration has insufficient or no security to satisfy a debt, the path to enforcing a foreign


High Court clarifies effect of arrest in rem pending appeal
  • Bowmans
  • South Africa
  • October 7 2015

A recent Cape Town High Court decision clarifies the effect of an application for leave to appeal the setting aside of an arrest in rem


Financial Services Board v Barthram and Another (202072014) 2015 ZASCA 96
  • Bowmans
  • South Africa
  • October 5 2015

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has clarified that if a representative of a financial services provider (FSP) is debarred in terms of section 14 of


Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) publishes two voluntary disclosure programs applicable to trade associations
  • Bowmans
  • Kenya
  • October 1 2015

On 18 June 2015, the CAK published the terms of two voluntary disclosure programs applicable to trade associations in the financial, agriculture and