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Shipbuilding – consequences of disruption by buyers

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

In the lead up to delivery under shipbuilding and offshore fabrication contracts where delivery is delayed, buyers may occasionally face claims that they have disrupted the contractor's progress in such a way that the contractor is entitled to an extension of the delivery date and/or damages for the additional costs incurred.

Valerie Allan

Oil and gas: right to remove operator unfettered

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Commercial Court recently decided that the right of non-operators to vote to remove an operator at will in a joint operating agreement (JOA) was not subject to any implied constraints, including good faith.

Aaron Goonrey

Poorly managed performance improvement plans: how to avoid adverse action claims

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

In an ironic turn of events, a poorly implemented and followed performance improvement plan (PIP) resulted in an employer having to pay A$205,342 to an employee who had brought a successful adverse action claim in the Federal Circuit Court.

John Pearson

Letters of credit in aircraft leasing: a refresher

Aviation - International
Vedder Price LLP

Letters of credit are often issued in aircraft leasing transactions as an alternative to the provision of a cash security deposit and, less frequently, the obligation to pay maintenance reserves in cash.

James Brockhurst

HMRC opines on situs of cryptoassets

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs has a marvellous ability to confound expectations.

David R Hamill

Section 301 tariff developments affect US importers

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Section 301 of the Trade Act authorises the president to take retaliatory action if it is determined that a trade act, policy or practice of a foreign government is unreasonable or discriminatory and burdens or restricts US commerce.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA