Indian Ports & Terminals – SAROD-Ports: Shipping Ministry’s Game Changing Redressal Mechanism:

Authored by: Gautam Bhatikar | Senior Partner Legasis Partners, Mumbai India The Ministry of Shipping, Government of India (Ministry) has been proactively attempting to ameliorate the Major Port Sector in order to create an environment conducive to investment. The Ministry, in its bid to, increase and encourage the participation of private players in Public Private […]

Gautam BhatikarSenior Partner, Legasis Partners

Admiralty Act reigns over Insolvency Laws: Bombay High Court rules

The Indian Admiralty/ and Insolvency regime have been effectively revamped over the last couple of years. Prior to 2016, there were a multitude of convoluted legislations dealing with the insolvency process which failed to provide an efficient and time bound resolution to stakeholders. In 2016, following an exhaustive public consultation and recommendations process, the India […]

Gautam BhatikarSenior Partner, Legasis Partners

COVID-19 in Israel – Legal disputes over the Second wave

Israel – with a population of 9 million – has reported 99,599 coronavirus cases and 795 deaths. Businesses have been reopening subject to health regulations and policies, schools and universities are planned to open under restrictions after the summer vacation, and culture events will reopen soon. Yet, the second wave consequences and rapid increase of reported […]

Gilad BermanFounding Partner, Gilad Berman Law Firm & Notary

Labour claim /Representative’s liability

A seafarer, employed onboard a vessel by virtue of an employment agreement entered into with the ves­ sers managds representative, sued for unpaid amounts. He sued the owner, the manager, and two individuals as manager,s consecutive representatives. The Court found all defendants were liable. Apart from the owner, joint and several liability applies for the […]

Manolis EglezosPartner, Manolis Eglezos & Associates

Gautam Bhatikar participates in the IR Virtual Series – International Contracts: How has the global pandemic impacted international contracts?

Foreward by Andrew Chilvers The COVID-19 pandemic is one of those once-ina-lifetime events that few people predict but which affects everyone – individuals, businesses and governments. During the past four months the pandemic has caused huge disruption to companies across the globe as many have suddenly found it impossible to fulfil their contractual obligations. From […]

Gautam BhatikarSenior Partner, Legasis Partners

Webinar: Trials, Hearings and Courtroom Practice After COVID-19 – Thursday, June 18th 2020

Thursday, June 18th 2020 – 4:00 PM (BST) About 1 hour and 30 minutes Join Norfolk Judges, David W. Lannetti and Tasha D. Scott, for a free 1-hour CLE as they discuss the pandemic’s impact in the courtroom and on court practices.* What you need to know about: Courthouse health protection – masks and social distancing […]

James L. Chapman, IVIR Global Engagement Partner, Crenshaw, Ware & Martin, P.L.C.

Legal Opinion – Marine Insurance – Subrogation

Insured party sustained a damage from a peril insured against and received insurance remuneration.It then sued the guilty party. The latter alleged that claimant was not entitled to sue, since they had received insurance remuneration.According to their view, the underwriters could only sue, applying the doctrine of subrogation.The court examined, under the light of applicable […]

Manolis EglezosPartner, Manolis Eglezos & Associates

Legal Opinion – Marine Insurance -Terms Beyond Insurance Request

A yacht was insured pursuant relevant request. Institute Yacht Clauses applied, providing among other terms, that repairs should be effected by maker or his representative or authorized repairer. Insurance remuneration claim having arisen, the Insurers denied payment for breach of above clause. The owner sued alleging that such clause was not within the insurance request. […]

Manolis EglezosPartner, Manolis Eglezos & Associates