Scrapping ships, drilling rigs and other offshore assets
13.01.2017 | Shipping
Ships, drilling units and other offshore assets almost inevitably contain quantities of hazardous substances – asbestos, mercury, PCBs, NORMs and others.
Singapore High Court discharges Hanjin Shipping’s interim stay order
10.01.2017 | Shipping
At a case management conference held last Friday, the Singapore High Court granted an application by Hanjin Shipping’s foreign representative, Mr Suk Tai Soo, for leave to withdraw its proceedings in the Singapore High Court for, among other things, the recognition of Hanjin Shipping’s rehabilitation proceedings in Korea.
Webinar: Third party funding in the Energy sector
22.12.2016 | Energy
Listen to our webinar, in conjunction with third party funders La Française ICC: 'Shifting the cost of litigation - third party funding in the Energy sector'.
The UK Parliament votes to support the Government's Brexit negotiating timetable
On 7 December 2016, the UK Parliament voted on two motions to support the Conservative government’s timetable for Brexit negotiations, with the notice of withdrawal of the UK from the EU under Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon being delivered by the end of March 2017.
New legal challenge to Brexit
05.12.2016 | EU law, competition and regulation, International Trade & Commodities
“British Influence”, a lobby group campaigning for UK access to the European Union (EU) single market, has addressed a formal request to the British Government (“HMG”) to clarify its position on whether the UK’s withdrawal from the EU will, in HMG’s view, also involve withdrawal from the European Economic Area (EEA).
09.11.2016 | Business & Finance, Energy, Insurance & Reinsurance, International Trade & Commodities, Shipping
The UK electorate voted to leave the European Union by 51.9% to 48.1%. This will start a process with profound political, economic and social consequences for the UK and its neighbouring European countries.