In May 2020, OFAC, the US State Department and US Coast Guard issued a joint Sanctions Advisory for the Maritime Industry.
The Marshall Islands has adopted a regulation permitting shareholders to participate remotely in annual shareholder meetings.
In this article we consider the English Court of Appeal’s decision in Lakatamia Shipping Company Limited v Morimoto on applications for freezing orders and demonstrating a risk of dissipation.
In a judgment handed down today, WFW acted for the successful party on an appeal to the English Commercial Court on key questions concerning SAJ Form shipbuilding contracts (SBCs). This article explores the judgment.
This briefing examines some structural and documentary issues which should be considered by Lessees/Charterers.
Six deals in which WFW had leading advisory roles have been named ‘Deal of the Year’ in Marine Money’s Deal of the Year 2020 Awards.
This article explains the difference between an electronic signature and a digital signature, what digital signatures look like, how they work and why they are more secure than ‘simple’ electronic signatures.
This article explores the restrictions being put in place on foreign investments in Germany.
This briefing examines recent IMO guidance relating to delays of ship deliveries due to COVID-19.
This article explores the changing views of FDI in the EU, the UK, Germany and France.