Jurisdiction clauses & settlements
Ed Turner discusses the importance in clients taking advice before concluding commercial settlements (despite the case of Sonact v Premuda).
Eleni P – piracy & payment of hire
Tomas Ling discusses The ‘Eleni P’ and the key issue of whether an obligation to pay hire remains where a vessel is detained by pirates.
Speed and Performance update
Wei Wang summarises recent arbitration decisions on the key area of speed and performance with specific reference to London arbitration 9/18 and 7/19.