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Maritime lawyers advise against relying on UK jurisdiction

The first tangible consequences of Brexit are beginning to emerge as UK courts, particularly those in London, are disappearing from contracts as the preferred jurisdiction for parties in the event of a legal case. Maritime lawyers Gorrissen Federspiel advise against relying on UK jurisdiction.

OW trustees use untested Danish law to hunt carriers

The trustees of bankrupt oil company OW Bunker are trying a fresh approach to retrieve approximately USD 29 million owed from other companies by using an as yet untested Danish provision. This is the hottest new development in the case, says lawyer.

OW trustees win first round in court battle for oil totaling millions

If a third British court sides with the OW Bunker trustees in a dispute concerning the rights to oil sold by the company prior to its bankruptcy, it will be a major breakthrough, says trustee and lawyer John Sommer Schmidt from Gorrissen Federspiel to Danish television news TV2.

OW bankruptcy could see new wave of lawsuits

Trustees in the OW Bunker bankruptcy case will cancel several thousand payments from the last few months of OW Bunker's life. This could lead to a significant number of new lawsuits, reports Danish daily Børsen.

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