RS Shipping Bulletin - October 2010

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In This Issue:

1 COSTS...2

1.1 COURT CONFIRMS ITS JURISDICTION TO HEAR APPLICATION FOR AN ORDER THAT THERE BE NO ORDER AS TO COSTS FOLLOWING DISCONTINUATION OF ACTION ...2

2 DAMAGES ...4

2.1 HIGH COURT UPHOLDS LIQUIDATED DAMAGES CLAUSE IN SUMMARY

JUDGMENT ...4

2.2 THE RECOVERY OF WASTED EXPENDITURE AS DAMAGES ...5

3 EU ...7

3.1 EUROPEAN COMMISSION ANNOUNCES FORMAL INVESTIGATION INTO

INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P&I CLUBS ...7

3.2 EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PASSES RESOLUTION ON REFORMS TO

BRUSSELS REGULATION ...7

3.3 EUROPEAN COMMISSION ADOPTS NEW RULES AIMED AT IMPROVING SAFETY PERFORMANCE OF SHIPS ... 8

4 INSURANCE ...10

4.1 HIGH COURT RULES ON LAW APPLICABLE TO REINSURANCE CONTRACT ...10

5 JURISDICTION ...11

5.1 COURT DECLINES TO STAY ENGLISH PROCEEDINGS IN FAVOUR OF PARALLEL PROCEEDINGS IN FLORIDA ...11

6 PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE ...13

6.1 53R D UPDATE TO CPR ...13

6.2 COURT CONSIDERS THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN FREEZING INJUNCTIONS AND APPLICATIONS TO CHALLENGE THE COURT’S JURISDICTION ...13

7 SHIPPING ...15

7.1 IS A NOTICE OF READINESS INVALIDATED BY FAILURE TO OBTAIN FREE PRATIQUE WITHIN THE TIME SPECIFIED IN THE CHARTERPARTY? ...15

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, General Business Updates, Insurance Updates, Transportation Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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