The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (‘LMAA’) has recently published a ‘LMAA Arbitration Clause’ and a ‘LMAA Arbitration Notice Clause’. Given the potential importance of issues relating to jurisdiction, these are worth considering.
After careful consideration and subject to regulatory approval, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. is to acquire the private client businesses of Thomas Miller, consisting of Thomas Miller Wealth Management Limited’s (“TMWM”) business and the private client business of Thomas Investment in the Isle of Man. It is hoped the regulators will approve this transaction before the end of May 2019.
In collaboration with UK P&I Club, TT Club has developed a new StopLoss publication which considers the risk exposures associated with the transport of temperature controlled cargo through the global supply chain and provides guidance as to how to avoid losses.
Shipowners’ concerns at increasing piracy in West Africa and the kidnap for ransom threat were addressed by the Association at their seminar co-hosted with UK P&I Club in Athens on 7 March. Key themes of loss prevention and response were discussed with invited industry experts
Following the release of today’s Construction PMI figures, Phil Harris, Director at BLP Insurance, comments on the sector: “After skirting precariously close to the abyss, the construction sector has fallen into contraction (49.5) for the first time since March 2018. The main symptoms are a fear of a potential Brexit cliff face, lethargic commercial activity and major concerns about the long-term viability of Help to Buy.
In this edition of UK Defence Club's “Sulphur Series”, the Club looks in more detail at the practical steps that will need to be taken in order to prepare ships without scrubbers for the switchover to low sulphur fuel on 1st January, 2020. The Club also considers how the allocation of responsibilities and costs related to such steps might be dealt with contractually.