Press & Publications
Getting The Deal Through - Ports & Terminals 2019 is the fourth edition of this publication published by Law Business Research Ltd. in London.
Getting the Deal Through - Shipping 2019 is the 11th edition of this well-received publication. This publication provides an overview of the law in 37 international jurisdictions. It is published by Law Business Research Ltd. and it is an indispensable guide for all those in-house lawyers and other key decision makers that are dealing with shipping and transport around the world.
Since the beginning of this year, our firm's Insurance and Liability team has welcomed a new associate, Irini Dalpi. Irini has a vast experience in the field of insurance and (property) liability law, both as a lawyer and as a legal counsel. Irini deals with all types of insurance law cases, and has a special focus on the professional liability of insurance brokers and appraisers.
Recently SOS Méditerranée and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) strongly protested against Panama’s announcement it would revoke its flag from migrant rescue ship “Aquarius”. The NGO’s lambasted Italy for pressuring Panama into this move which dealt a major blow to humanitarian missions off Europe’s southern coasts. Panama said it was revoking its flag owing to non-respect of international legal procedures relating to migrant rescues in the Mediterranean. Not only Panama hosts a number of vessels owned by NGO’s with an idealistic goal.
On 19 June 2018 the Provisional Relief Judge of the Rotterdam District Court has handed down a judgment where the area of tension between the preliminary relief action available under the Dutch Code of Civil Procedure (“DCCP”) and the interim measures possibility under certain arbitration rules played an important role.
The Rotterdam Rules have been introduced almost ten years ago, but have not been embraced just yet. The Netherlands recently took the first steps towards ratification and implementation of the RotterdamRules, albeit premature since other major maritime countries will need to do the same will the RotterdamRules enter into force.
Getting the Deal Through - Shipbuilding 2018 is the 7th edition of this well-received publication. This publication provides an overview of the law in thirteen international jurisdictions. It is published by Law Business Research Ltd. and it is an indispensable guide for all those in-house lawyers and other key decision makers that are dealing with construction and conversion contracts around the world.
ECT held Hanjin containers hostage
Under the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) carriers shall be free to agree among themselves on provisions other than those laid down in article 37 (contribution: recovery of compensation from the other carriers who have taken part in the carriage) and article 38 (suit: division of the share of the compensation due by an insolvent carrier) but any stipulation which would directly or indirectly derogate from the provisions of the CMR shall be null and void (article 41).