The English Court of Appeal in The Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Limited (ENRC) held that documents created in internal investigations were protected by litigation privilege. Thomas Ross and Kimberley Smith discuss.
US secondary sanctions on Iran and the EU Blocking Statute: Implications for the shipping industry15 August 2018
On 7 August 2018, both the first wave of re-imposed US secondary sanctions, and the EU Blocking Statute took effect: how can we comply with two incompatible laws at the same time?
In Sea Masters Shipping Inc v Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd, the Court ruled that the holder of a bill of lading which includes or incorporates an arbitration agreement will be subject to the jurisdiction of a tribunal formed under the arbitration agreement.
How does the recent Court of Appeal judgment in North Midland Building Ltd v Cyden Homes Ltd affect the prevention principle in English law?
Charles Buss and Nick Payne discuss the recent decision of the Admiralty Court in London, Natwest Markets Plc v Stallion Eight Shipping Co. S.A., in which we acted for the successful party. Has the recent decision confirmed the attractiveness of England as a jurisdiction for the arrest of ships?
How does the recent UK Court of Appeal decision to overturn the High Court’s interpretation of “setting” affect future planning judgements of a listed building?
The outcome of Sevylor Shipping v Altfadul Company held an owner liable to a bill of lading holders for its full damages claim. Read on to find out why this outcome could be difficult to reconcile with key principles of English law.
The long awaited UAE Arbitration Law has been issued by the President of the UAE, currently expected to come into force in July 2018. What does the new law entail?
Elvezio spoke about arbitration and its effective diffusion and development in Italy and abroad. The aim of the conference was to highlight the importance and key role of alternative dispute resolution.
Federal Superior Court of Justice in Brasilia overturns lower court’s decision refusing to enforce Liberian mortgage against FPSO operating in Brazilian waters.