In this edition of Commercial Disputes Weekly we discuss decisions on recoverability of damages for negligence, acceptable amendments to adjudication provisions and when a claim may be reinstated after a stay.
Deep seabed mining contractors and Sponsoring States have several compulsory and binding dispute settlement options to enforce their rights and protect their investments under UNCLOS. Such options are critical to ensure that the International Seabed Authority and its member States comply with their legal obligations under UNCLOS.
In the first article of this series, we take a look at current ESG issues, terms and concepts affecting and influencing the operations and business of airlines.
This edition of Commercial Disputes Weekly considers some important questions of contractual interpretation relating to construction, an arbitration clause and maritime, both chartering and financing.
In this edition of Commercial Disputes Weekly, we consider a mixture of substantive and supportive decisions of the English courts relating to ownership of oil, whether disclosure would breach sanctions, competing jurisdictions and the effect of a limitation clause.
In this article, Mike Phillips and Archit Dhir discuss the recent Supreme Court decision on recovery of piracy ransom payments and its relevance to current issues in the Red Sea.
US Court Refuses to Enforce a DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Clause due to Abolishment of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre6 February 2024
On 6 November 2023, the United States District Court of New Orleans, Louisiana, rendered a decision on the enforceability of a DIFC-LCIA arbitration clause.
Jamila Khan, Aris Moschopoulos, Dimitris Giomelakis all join WFW’s Athens office.
In this edition of Commercial Disputes Weekly, we look at legal privilege in fraud cases, when a landlord withholding consent may be reasonable, when state immunity applies and guidance on remediation orders for building safety defects.
Every aircraft repossession presents its own challenges. In this article, we highlight certain matters that should be considered in any contentious or potentially contentious situation, wherever it may arise in the world.