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Mayer Brown JSM
It is well known that since the global financial crisis of 2008-09 and the ensuing recession, the shipping industry has suffered heavily from overcapacity of ships and insufficient demand for cargoes, leading to downward pressure on vessel values and earnings.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 1 July 2018, Hong Kong celebrated the 21st anniversary of the end of British colonial rule and its return to the Motherland's embrace.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
There is no universally accepted definition of Drones but the term covers aircraft that are either controlled autonomously or by computers or by remote pilots.
Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
On 4 December 2017, Hong Kong will apply the International Maritime Organisation's latest amendment to the limits of liability under the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on Limitation of Liability...
Clyde & Co
It is not uncommon we see small to medium size cargo claims coming before the Hong Kong High Court, notwithstanding our District Court seizes jurisdiction on claims up to HKD1 million.
Mayer Brown JSM
The demise of Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. was the largest bankruptcy of a container line in history, and earlier this year it resulted in the biggest ever court sale of ships in Hong Kong...
TMF Group
Hong Kong and Singapore introduced new legislation to offer competitive tax advantages to the aircraft leasing business.
Mayer Brown JSM
Amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention designed to address crew abandonment will shortly come into force.
Clyde & Co
The RES COGITANS decision is, strictly speaking, not binding on the Hong Kong Courts, but it is likely to have persuasive effect. The RES COGITANS decision is, strictly speaking, not binding on the Hong Kong Courts...
Clyde & Co
Given the nature of their businesses, shipping companies may be involved as respondents in arbitration proceedings in different jurisdictions.
Clyde & Co
There has been a notable upsurge – or, rather, resurge – in commercial aircraft pre-delivery payment ("PDP") financing over the past 12 to 18 months.
Ince & Co
The quantification of damages for the loss of use of a ship damaged in collision where her owner maintains and substitutes a reserve ship for his damaged ship came up for determination.
Mayer Brown JSM
As would be expected of a leading maritime centre, Hong Kong is supportive of arbitration, with strong legal institutions and a favourable statutory framework.
Wang Jing & Co
As reported by 21CBH on 18 February 2014, Hong Kong officials visited Beijing lobbying on the formation of the Pearl River Delta Emissions Control Area (ECA).
Ince & Co
Like London buses, you wait an age for one and none come; but when they do, three come along at once.
Ince & Co
This case arose out of the common scenario where a supplier delivers bunkers to a "fleet" of ships it believes are under common control and extends credit terms to its customer.
Ince & Co
In this article, we examine the recent Hong Kong case, MV Jimrise, and consider what guidance it offers on when the courts in Hong Kong will set aside a ship arrest and order damages for wrongful arrest.
Blank Rome LLP
From a tiny fishing village and colonial trading port of tea, Hong Kong has transformed itself into, and is well established as, a global maritime and financial hub.
Ince & Co
In the recent case of "Birnam Ltd v. The Owners of the Ship or Vessel Hong Ming", the Hong Kong Courts set aside a Warrant of Arrest obtained by the Buyers under a sale and purchase agreement.
Ince & Co
The current difficulties in the shipping markets have re-focussed attention on mortgage enforcement.
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Mayer Brown JSM
It is well known that since the global financial crisis of 2008-09 and the ensuing recession, the shipping industry has suffered heavily from overcapacity of ships and insufficient demand for cargoes, leading to downward pressure on vessel values and earnings.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 1 July 2018, Hong Kong celebrated the 21st anniversary of the end of British colonial rule and its return to the Motherland's embrace.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
There is no universally accepted definition of Drones but the term covers aircraft that are either controlled autonomously or by computers or by remote pilots.
Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
On 4 December 2017, Hong Kong will apply the International Maritime Organisation's latest amendment to the limits of liability under the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on Limitation of Liability...
Mayer Brown JSM
Amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention designed to address crew abandonment will shortly come into force.
TMF Group
Hong Kong and Singapore introduced new legislation to offer competitive tax advantages to the aircraft leasing business.
Mayer Brown JSM
The demise of Korea's Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. was the largest bankruptcy of a container line in history, and earlier this year it resulted in the biggest ever court sale of ships in Hong Kong...
Clyde & Co
The RES COGITANS decision is, strictly speaking, not binding on the Hong Kong Courts, but it is likely to have persuasive effect. The RES COGITANS decision is, strictly speaking, not binding on the Hong Kong Courts...
Clyde & Co
It is not uncommon we see small to medium size cargo claims coming before the Hong Kong High Court, notwithstanding our District Court seizes jurisdiction on claims up to HKD1 million.
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