It has long been accepted that letters of indemnity provided by cargo receivers to take delivery of cargo without production of the original bill of lading are, in principle, enforceable.
March 08, 2018
There have been attempts since the 1980’s to introduce electronic bills of lading (E-Bills) to replace traditional paper bills. Take-up has been relatively slow, but over the past few years BOLERO and ESS (two E-Bills of lading providers which have been approved by the International Group of P&I Clubs) have reported substantial growth in the use of their platforms.
February 23, 2018
Autonomous vehicle technology and the artificial intelligence used to drive along our roads is a staggering achievement.
February 06, 2018
Welcome to the January edition of Legalflyer.
January 10, 2018
The IT world recently became excited by a new technology, called blockchains or distributed ledgers.
January 09, 2018
The following is an edited version of a presentation delivered to UK Transport in Europe (UKTiE) at the House of Lords on 5 September which sought to highlight legal considerations to be confronted in Brexit negotiations.
Over recent years we have seen an increasing number of disputes arising in relation to aircraft redeliveries. This article seeks to identify why they occur, the steps that can be taken to minimise the risk of a dispute and summarises a number of relevant cases to highlight areas that are frequently subject to a dispute.
The last couple of years have been notable for the absence of financings of Airbus and Boeing aircraft supported by the European Export Credit Agencies and US Eximbank. Airlines have had to look to other sources of finance for new aircraft in recent years, and the large manufacturers have had to monitor carefully the expected funding sources for some of their pipeline of deliveries.
New York is open for autonomous vehicle testing
December 20, 2017
Proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Service (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) recently released their United States policy recommendations for...
December 19, 2017