News / Shipping E-Brief Winter 2015
29-01-2015 / Maritime
The Shipping E-brief is a quarterly publication providing you with key information on legal decisions and developments in shipping and related business areasnbspSign up here to receive the E-Brief by email each quarterOur Winter edition of the Shipping E-Brief is full of articles dealing with topical shipping issues Download the PDF versionYou can also subscribe to our podcasts with iTunes
News / Global anti-corruption update January 2015 - what's new?
December 2014 has seen the first three convictions brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) under the Bribery Act 2010, in the Sustainable Growth Group case, involving the fraudulent selling and promotion of investment products based on green biofuel The three individuals were convicted, amongst other things, of bribing and receiving bribes and the sentences for the offences relating to bribery were significant, ranging from four to six years' imprisonment nbspAlso in December 2014, the UK Government announced that it intended to set up a specialist police unit to tackle bribery and corruption
News / Court of Appeal gives broad meaning to “charterers’ agents” in off-hire clause
22-07-2014 / Maritime
NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) N.V. v. Cargill International S.A. (Global Santosh)  EWCA Civ 403 The Court of Appeal recently considered the meaning of “charterers’ agents” for the purposes of a proviso to an off-hire clause in a case involving the arrest of a vessel that was time chartered on the NYPE form.