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The Random Lunatic -- Always an Unhappy Surprise

Sep 26, 2011 It seems that in every legal matter, there is the appearance -- at the most inconvenient time and manner -- of a random lunatic that threatens to derail all the hard work the lawyers have completed. Lex, the practice…

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Piracy - an overview of the legal issues - Ince & Co

Oct 22, 2008 At the time of writing, some 300 crew members on 16-odd ships remain hijacked off the coast of Somalia. Most appear to be near to the now booming town of Eyl with others, including The Faina, further south off Haradhere.…

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迟延交付的损害赔偿 - Achilleas 轮

Oct 21, 2008 上议院支持承租人对下级法院判决/仲裁裁决的上诉,该判决/裁决原有利于船东。 在Transfield Shipping Inc v Mercator Shipping Inc (the “Achilleas”) ( [2006] EWHC 3030 and [2007] EWCA…

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Damage Limitation

Oct 21, 2008 We are seeing uncertain times. in the past few weeks, a major bank has disappeared and other have merged, while giant insurance group AIG almost fell. So, what to do when one of your insurers suffers? Alan Weir,…

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Lost or Damaged

Oct 21, 2008 Michael Volikas and David Richards, of Ince & Co, consider the recent UK Commercial Court judgment in The Limnos, on the meaning of the words 'goods lost or damaged' within art IV Rule 5(a) of the Hague-Visby…

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Criticism and Cost of Claims

Oct 7, 2008 LEGAL costs are often mentioned as an issue in settling insurance claims but, in reality, how big a problem are they? The answer may well depend on the circumstance - insurers could be paying defence costs as part…

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Criticism and Cost of Claims

Oct 7, 2008 LEGAL costs are often mentioned as an issue in settling insurance claims but, in reality, how big a problem are they? The answer may well depend on the circumstance - insurers could be paying defence costs as part…

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