With the UK’s Electronic Trade Documents Act coming into force on 20 September 2023, Andrew Hutcheon and Archit Dhir consider the key requirements of a reliable system for trading with electronic documents.
The UK Court of Appeal held that the one-year time bar for claims under the Hague-Visby Rules applies to claims for misdelivery, even if said misdelivery occurred after discharge.
We review the decision in FIMBank plc v KCH Shipping Co Ltd where the Commercial Court has finally clarified that the Hague-Visby Rules one-year time bar does apply to misdelivery claims after discharge.
We discuss the recent Court of Appeal decision which confirms that express words are required to exclude claims for wasted expenditure.
The Court of Appeal yesterday handed down the judgment in The Eternal Bliss, allowing Charterers’ appeal.
In a recent decision by The UK Supreme Court in the case of Kabab-Ji SAL (Lebanon) v Kout Food Group (Kuwait), whereby the question of which law governed the validity and scope of an arbitration agreement arose before any arbitration had taken place was considered. Take a look at the key takeaways in this article.
With the high numbers of mature oil fields in the North Sea, ownership increasingly in the hands of “late life specialists” and many offshore assets reaching the end of their useful life, decommissioning issues are no doubt a sign of things to come.
In this article, we look at an interesting decision from the English Commercial Court concerning the implication of terms into guarantees, which may raise alarm bells for some parties in the maritime sector.
This article examines two recent decisions in which the English High Court considered the impact of significant delays on applications for anti-suit injunctions.