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.
The comprehensive reform of German restructuring and insolvency law implements the European Restructuring Directive but also makes further important changes to the insolvency law.
In this article we discuss how the ever-growing importance of sale and leaseback transactions as an alternative to financing ships by way of loan, makes it both timely and welcome that BIMCO has produced a standardised term sheet.
In the fifth of a seven-part series on the application of US sanctions to the shipping community, this article explores US sanctions on Russia/Ukraine.
This report highlights some recent developments and forthcoming changes in the sanctions landscape which will increase the importance of compliance, most likely complicate the task and which have particular relevance for the maritime industry.
In the third of a seven-part series on the application of US sanctions to the shipping community, this article explores noncomprehensive sanctions, with a focus on Venezuela, the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act and Hong Kong.
In the second of a seven-part series on the application of US sanctions to the shipping community, this article focuses on the comprehensive sanctions regimes against Iran, Syria and North Korea.
This article explores the growing interest from private equity in the aviation sector as airlines, lessors and financiers seek to consolidate their position as a result of the turmoil caused by Covid-19.
In the first of a seven-part series on the application of US sanctions to the shipping community, this article provides a general overview of said sanctions.
The US has unilaterally pulled out of its shipping tax treaty with Hong Kong, which will affect Hong Kong and US taxpayers engaged in shipping.