The significance of current and swell on performance warranties has been the subject of a number of recent LMAA arbitral awards that has brought to light certain uncertainties in this area.
The English High Court recently handed down a helpful judgment that confirms the longstanding market view on the use of bonds and guarantees issued following a declaration of General Average (GA).
This article considers the English High Court’s decision in The Tiger Shanghai, which addressed the issues arising out of obligations in time charterparties to notify claims and provide supporting documents within narrow time frames.
In the Amalie Essberger, the English High Court recently sought to clarify the question of precisely what demurrage time bar clauses require, but in so doing, some lingering uncertainty remains.
This week we look at important decisions from the Court of Appeal on third party funding, the impact of an inadequate ship passage plan, and the knowledge requirement for the tort of inducing breach of contract.
The recent outbreak of COVID-19, better known as the Coronavirus, is having a major impact on the global economy. In order to take adequate measures to fight the aforesaid virus, on 23 February 2020 the Italian Government enacted law decree no. 6.
In a significant decision published on 4 March 2020, the English Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of the lower court that an inadequate passage plan that had caused a vessel’s grounding rendered the vessel unseaworthy.
In this article we discuss a recent case in which the English High Court found that an unqualified right to remove the defendant from its position under a ”relational” contract was not subject to an implied duty of good faith.
Do the effects of the coronavirus give rise to legitimate force majeure claims in connection with shipbuilding contracts, particularly those underway in China?
In this article we discuss how employers procuring construction works can effectively manage the resolution of any defects that arise on their projects.