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Israel-Hamas War: Ports Situation Update
The UK P&I Club received the following update from Harpaz P&I, a local Israeli correspondent, regarding the port situation in Israel.
Molly Henry and David Boyajian of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt talk about relationship-focused principles for effective incident documentation, witness preparation and mediation with respect to marine-based liabilities
Evan Goldschlag, legal intern at Thomas Miller, looks at the implications of recent updates to the U.S
The Loss Prevention department of both UK P&I and the TT Club, spoke about bodily injury claims data from both marine and terminal risks
The UK Club is no stranger to the sudden increase in ‘nuclear verdicts’ around the United States
Appellate Specialist, Patrick Yingling, a Partner at Reed Smith, joined us at this year's Thomas Miller Bodily Injury Seminar to discuss the appellate process and the reasons to consider engaging appellate counsel when a case is still in litigation at the pre-trial and trial stages.
Bill Ryan and Shari Friedman of Chicago law firm Marwedel, Minichello & Reeb educated the attendees at the Thomas Miller Bodily Injury Seminar as to what constitutes a nuclear verdict, why they appear to be happening with increased frequency and, most importantly, what can be done to counter them
Circular 17/23: United States temporarily authorizes transactions involving oil, gas and gold in Venezuela
The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) recently issued 4 general licenses suspending certain sanctions in relation to transactions involving oil, gas, and gold in Venezuela.
Recently, the reference routes for common navigational methods in Haizhou Bay was jointly published by Lianyungang and Shandong MSA in order to smooth the traffic lanes between different port areas in Haizhou Bay and reduce the risk of collision between merchant and fishing vessels.
The Hellenic Bureau for Marine Casualties Investigation (HBMCI) was recently instituted as the competent body to conduct marine casualty investigations under Greek Law 4033/2011, which implements EU Directive 2009/18/EC as the framework for accident investigations in the marine transport sector.