Liens Here and Across the Atlantic and their contrasting effect on claims arising from the OW Bunker

The issues for discussion include:

• American law of maritime liens;

• English law of maritime liens and its effect on cases arising from the OW Bunker insolvency;

• The Res Cogitans case and its consequences: when is a contract to sell not a contract of sale?
• Ramifications of the OW Bunker insolvency and the Res Cogitans case: comments and observations from a Club’s perspective.

Chair:Sir Bernard Eder
Panellists:Nicola Cox - West of England Insurance Services
Graham Harris - Squire Patton Boggs LLP
John Kimbell QC - Quadrant Chambers
Alan Van Praag - Eaton & Van Winkle (New York)
Venue:Squire Patton Boggs LLP
7 Devonshire Square
Time:6.00pm - 8.-00pm
CPD Points:This event will be accredited for 2 CPD points. BSB reference 1609 and SRA reference LSLC/DVS