To understood the Hanjin bankruptcy is to understand the current state of the global shipping industry. And if Hanjin is any thing to go by, and it is, the picture isn't good. However, it is not all doom and gloom as the shipping industry is in the process of reorganizing itself and of this Hanjin saga is simply a part.
Containerized cargo represents a small but very important fraction of global trade.
Commercial Law International would like to announce a lecture by Dr. Jason Chuah of the University of Westminster entitled: Doctrinal Integrity in Private Maritime Law and Legal Transplants. Dr. Chauh is Head of the Department of Advanced Legal Studies at the University of Westminster. He is currently Chair of the London Universities Maritime Law and Policy Research Group. He is… Continue reading "Special Announcement: University of Westminster Lecture"
By Charles Wanguhu The doctrine of Forum non conveniens offers a court the opportunity to decline, in the interest of justice, to exercise jurisdiction, where the suit is between aliens or nonresidents, or where for kindred reasons the litigation can more appropriately be conducted in a foreign tribunal. Placing the above in context, what is Kenya’s interest in a British… Continue reading "Piracy Kenyan Courts Forum non conveniens?"