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The Power of a Sealed Offer in an Arbitration

Our recent involvement in, and successful resolution of, a long running London Arbitration is a useful illustration of how a well considered Sealed Offer can be a powerful settlement tool in Arbitation proceedings, in the right circumstances.

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Hurricane Ida and the closure of the Mississippi River.

We were kept very busy last week by Hurricane Ida, which struck the U.S. state of Louisiana.

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Latest LCIA Arbitration 'win' for IY LEGAL

IY LEGAL has won another LCIA Arbitration for a well-known commodity trading client, concerning a large coal shipment from South Africa to India on SCoTA terms.

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IY LEGAL's 6 Anniversary

This June 2021, IY LEGAL marks its 6th anniversary!

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New LMAA Terms 2021

From 1st May 2021, the new LMAA Terms and Procedures take effect.

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How to get an Arbitration Award paid

Obtaining an Arbitration Award is, sometimes, only the first step in recovering money for a client.  In this bulletin we give an illustration of what can be achieved - even in difficult circumstances with an uncooperative Respondent - if you know what you are doing!

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IY LEGAL busy on a multi-vessel shipbuilding project

We have recently completed working on a series of multi-vessel shipbuilding contracts for a well-known European Owner/Operator.

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2021 Legal Awards

IY LEGAL is very pleased to have been recognised in the various 2021 Legal Awards.

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Bills of Lading - incorporating an English Law & London Arbitration clause

When is an English Law and London Arbitration clause properly incorporated into a Bill of Lading which refers to the Charterparty - The 'MV Bulk Poland' decision?

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The Supreme Court's decision on 'COVID 19 Business Interruption Insurance' claims

We set out a summary of The Supreme Court's important new decision on entitlement to Business Interruption Insurance payouts due to COVID 19.

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COVID 19 Sanitizing Concentrate Project

With our legal assistance, IY LEGAL's clients have recently completed a project for the manufacture of a ground breaking COVID Virus inhibitor spray, about to be released to the UK and European markets.

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LCIA Arbitration success for IY LEGAL

LCIA Arbitation success for IY LEGAL and its commodity trader client!

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Exiting an unwanted/unaffordable contract 'early'

How can you exit early a contract that has become unaffordable as a result of a downturn in business due to COVID 19?

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Limitation Convention 1976 - Admiralty Court clarification

Who qualifies as an 'opertor' and/or 'manager' of a Vessel under the Limitation Convention 1976?

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International Chamber of Shipping COVID 19 Guidance

The International Chamber of Shipping has issued Guidance for safe shipboard interface between ship and shore personnel, in response to COVID 19.

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India's COVID 19 Lockdown - Effects on Shipping & Trade Sectors

There has been a huge rise in large demurrage claims resulting from extended Vessel delays at Indian ports due to the Indian Government's 'lockdown' order in March.

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