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Legalseas – latest publication
In our latest Legalseas publication we analyse the outcome of the recent Unicredit Bank A.G. v Euronav N.V.  EWCA Civ 471 case and provide guidance for all parties to consider as a result of this ruling.
You can read this and all our articles in the ‘Recent insights’ section below.
The US enforces the Coalition Price Cap on Russian Oil
The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions on two entities and two vessels for transporting oil sold above the Coalition Price Cap on Russian oil.
Global: Drafting notes from the Miracle Hope: the meaning of forthwith
A judgment of the High Court in London earlier this year considered, amongst other things, the correct interpretation of the term “forthwith.”
Global: COVID-19 and bill of lading fraud
Times of economic crisis have historically often flushed out frauds and other unscrupulous dealings which may not otherwise have been discovered in normal economic conditions. It appears that the COVID-19 pandemic, together with other economic factors such as depressed oil prices, are no exception.
Global: Preliminary trends in arbitration in the shipping sector amid COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in court access in many jurisdictions being severely curtailed. Certain jurisdictions are permitting urgent matters to proceed, often by way of telephone or videoconference.
Energy transition: Transforming change into opportunity
While global demand for energy continues to rise, increasing pressure to support the decarbonisation of the industry has...
Future of transport
Transitioning the sector to environment-friendly fuelled-transport modes will require significant investment and time.