Modern Maritime Law Volume I: Jurisdiction and Risks 3rd ed (eBook)
Published: November 2013
Publisher: Informa Law from Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
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This unique title examines issues of ship owning, trading, and maritime law and practice in light of risk, with a view to minimising the risk of liabilities and avoiding the pitfalls of litigation or arbitration.
This third edition has been fully revised and restructured into two self-contained volumes for ease of reference. It continues to provide succinct analysis of the key principles and precedents of maritime law, as well as a commercially sensitive approach to risk management issues.
This first volume tackles a wealth of complex jurisdictional aspects, ranging from the enforcement of maritime claims to a detailed analysis of the conditions of arrest of ships, including reconsideration of wrongful arrest, beneficial ownership, forum non-convenience and limitations upon the jurisdiction of the English courts.
Key features of Volume One:
- Expert analysis of the very latest case law, including noteworthy cases in international jurisdictions
- Highlights important recent changes and developments in: piercing the corporate veil
- State immunity conflict of laws and jurisdictions stay of proceedings for breach of jurisdiction or arbitration agreements issues arising from tiered dispute resolution clauses anti-suit injunctions
- Timely examination of the EU jurisdiction scheme and the Review of the Brussels I Regulation
- New Chapter on Freezing Injunctions as compared with the US Rule B Attachment
This book serves as an invaluable reference for lawyers, academics, and a host of shipping and risk management professionals worldwide.