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Press releases and law firm thought leadership

This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Shipping Offshore Update February 2012

May 2012 - Transport. Legal Developments by Wikborg Rein.

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This edition of our lastest Shipping Offshore Update gived you highlights on important legal issues on the international shipping & offshore arena. You can also take a closer look at our London Office and meet some of our key personell.

Shipping briefing: Tramp Pools and Liner Consortia

January 2009 - Transport. Legal Developments by Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS.

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Maritime Guidelines and Liner Consortia Block Exemption

Liner Shipping to be Subject to Competition Rules

December 2008 - Transport. Legal Developments by Wikborg Rein.

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Since 1987 EU Block Exemption Regulation 4056/86 has allowed liner conferences to fix prices and regulate capacity under certain conditions. This will cease on October 18 2008, following which the slightest violation of the competition rules may trigger dawn raids, investigations and penalties, including significant fines and criminal liability.

Wikborg Rein Shipping Update 2/2008

September 2008 - Transport. Legal Developments by Wikborg Rein.

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Wikborg Rein Shipping Update 2/2008 is now available for download. This issue covers matters related to i.a. the effects of the credit crunch in the shipping market and the general tendency in the legal market of increased litigation related work.

Wikborg Rein Shipping Update 1/2008

June 2008 - Transport. Legal Developments by Wikborg Rein.

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Most of our predictions for 2007 did indeed prove right. The high level of activity in most shipping and offshore segments continued, and our teams have been growing and are busier than ever. In particular, we have grown within the oil service sector, with a focus on offshore projects all over the world.  

Shipping Update 2/2007

October 2007 - Transport. Legal Developments by Wikborg Rein.

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Prior to the final entry into a FPSO lease contract between a contractor and a field operator, there is a long and sometimes winding road of preparations and negotiations. Decisions made and positions taken in this pre-contractual phase may have an important impact on the final risk allocation, and thereby directly and indirectly the net income of the project. The contractor should keep this in mind, as early wins could lead to later damage to the success and profitability.

Wikborg Rein Shipping Offshore Update 2/2007

October 2007 - Transport. Legal Developments by Wikborg Rein.

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Wikborg Rein Shipping Offshore Update

Shipping update

July 2006 - Transport. Legal Developments by Wikborg Rein.

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Our offshore team has been as busy as the rest of the offshore market for the last 2 years and is now in the phase of taking delivery of rigs contracted in 2004 and providing assistance with employment contracts for the rigs now hitting the market. It has been a challenging period and we have worked on more than 40 different rig projects, assisting with everything from construction/refurbishment contracts, debt/equity financing, stock exchange listings and employment contracts. This would not have been possible without our experienced offshore team with English and US lawyers, network into the Norwegian offshore market and offices close to the shipyards in South East Asia, in particular in Singapore.

Shipping update

June 2005 - Transport. Legal Developments by Wikborg Rein.

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The concept and principles of general average date back thousands of years ago and are based on the notion that the ship, cargo and freight form part of a common maritime adventure.

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