Join Professor Martin Davies, Maritime Law and Director of the Maritime Law Centre, Tulane University Law School, USA at the Maritime Breakfast Briefing to learn the recent advancements regarding the process of ship arrest in both the United Kingdom and Singapore, specifically focusing on the counter-security measures as well as the recent ruling by the English Court of Appeal regarding charter party bills of lading and delivery without the need for original bills of lading (Unicredit Bank AG v Euronav NV) which has raised significant worries for banks involved in trade financing.
8:30 am | Breakfast & Networking
9:30 am | Presentation by Martin Davies
- Some recent developments about ship arrest in the UK and Singapore, particularly concerning counter-security by the arresting party and the obligation to make full disclosure when seeking the arrest warrant.
- The recent decision of the English Court of Appeal about charterparty bills of lading and delivery without presentation of original bills of lading (Unicredit Bank AG v Euronav NV). This has caused considerable concern for banks financing trade deals. Why and what can be done to protect the banks’ position.
10:30 am | Q & A
11:00 am | Conclusion and end of breakfast session
Professor Martin Davies
INTERTANKO Documentary Committee
Martin Davies is author (and co-author) of text books on maritime law, international trade law, conflict of laws, and the law of torts. He has taught maritime law at universities in the United States, Australia, China, Singapore, and Italy.
He frequently speaks at conferences and seminars around the world. He also has extensive practical experience as a consultant in maritime matters and general international litigation and arbitration.
Martin has advised on cargo claims, arrest, and admiralty matters, drafting bills of lading, sea waybills and charterparties, collisions and limitation of liability, oil pollution, salvage, marine insurance, maritime arbitrations and international sale of goods. He is a member of the Documentary Committee of Intertanko.