28 Jan 16to28 Jan 16
Christophe Hunkeler, the Thomas Cooper Paris team, John Strange and London office Francophiles were delighted to host the second “Ze French rendez-vous”, which took place on Thursday 28th January 2016 from 6.00pm, at the Paris Grill, 37 Crutched Friars, Tower Hill. Ze rendez-vous was an occasion to meet up and discuss the latest events in our respective markets […]
Fair Stood the Wind for France – or at least a change of direction has taken place on bunker arrests there
There is no doubt that France has long been considered an arrest friendly jurisdiction. Associated ship arrests are possible and French domestic law is almost unlimited when it comes to the types of claim which can give rise to the right to arrest. French law also permits an arrest of bunkers for an almost limitless […]
There are most commonly two different types of joint surveys conducted in France. The first is arranged informally as between interested parties. The second is the joint survey led by a court appointed expert.
In this issue of Shipping Focus: An essential guide to the French joint court Surveyor’s investigation; Singapore Arbitration – same old, same old or something different? Astro v Lippo; The Griffon; What to do when you have doubts about a survey report?