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JULY 2014 LEGAL LOOKOUT ARTICLE

Steve Block, Foster Pepper PLLC, USA Holding Vessels Liable for their Owners’ Debt: a Couple Illustrative Cases The venerable maritime law concept that vessels are “folks” responsible and liable for their own debts is centuries old, at least in its earliest forms. It...

Costs in international arbitration

Paul Bugden, Bugden + Co., London Introduction Arbitration as an elective dispute resolution forum competes with civil jurisdictions and other forms of binding alternative dispute resolution such as expert determination. Arbitration venues also inevitably compete with...

Freight Forwarder Liable for Delay Due to Passivity

Aage Krogh, IUNO Denmark A freight forwarder had to pay full damages to a shipper because the carriage had been several months delayed and the freight forwarder had remained passive in relation to problems with his sub-contractor. According to the contract, six tanks...

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