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This is Thomas Miller's third annual seminar where several practical topics will be discussed by representatives from the various divisions of that company.
Derivatives are often considered to be an esoteric and impenetrable subject. This seminar aims to provide a clear overview on some of the key everyday commercial and legal issues facing those operating in physical international trade.
A practical overview of Basic Vessel Stability and Basic Cargowork .....simple explanations
This event is held jointly with the LMAA. Disputes involving mainland Chinese parties have increased dramatically in recent years and will likely continue to rise as Chinese investment outside China increases. Chinese shipyards seem destined to increase their already significant market share. For London to remain pre-eminent as a maritime arbitration centre it needs to ensure its arbitration services offer as level a playing field as possible to all parties. Cross-cultural barriers can arise and this event seeks to address these head-on by informing practitioners and users of London arbitration of potential misconceptions as well as dos and don’ts for witnesses, parties and counsel.
An up-date on developments in these areas of Admiralty Law. Further details to follow.
The focus of this seminar will be the importance of the right to limit liability to shipowners and the right to do so within context of the international Liability Conventions (the CLC, Bunkers Convention, Athens Convention, etc., and the new cases.