The cases covered in Commercial Disputes Weekly 111 give guidance on the application of sanctions to a bareboat charter, avoiding a breach of the draft judgment embargo, trusts and claiming losses in relation to investment funds.
As the law firm with the largest dedicated maritime practice in the world, we are proud to be long-standing supporters of London International Shipping Week, which in a short time has grown to be one of the world’s premier maritime events.
On 10 June 2021, the German Parliament (Bundestag) adopted the Act on the Implementation of the Digitalisation Directive (Gesetz zur Umsetzung der Digitalisierungsrichtlinie, DiRUG) of the European Union, setting the framework for the online formation and registration of branches of new businesses in Germany.
Drawing on a series of in-depth interviews and a global survey of 545 senior industry leaders, our report examines the shipping world’s views on sustainability and governance and what actions it is taking as result.
This article explores Nasdaq’s recent proposal to adopt new listing rules, requiring all companies listed on its U.S. exchange to publicly disclose diversity statistics regarding their board of directors.
In the last of a seven-part series on the application of US sanctions to the shipping community, this article discusses the importance of sanctions compliance.
WFW advises Wilmington Trust on landmark scheme of arrangement for US$6bn NAC debt restructuring programme24 July 2020
The scheme gives legal sanction to an agreement between NAC and its creditors that grants security over 236 aircraft, held by Wilmington Trust in its capacity as security trustee.
US persons, including corporations, who own or control more than 10% of a foreign entity must make a filing with the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis.
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 comments on the UK Government’s proposals for wider insolvency reform and compares them to two proposals from the insolvency profession.