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3 – 4 December 2019
Bonhill House,

Ship Arrest Seminar

Providing practical and legal advice on ship arrest for 20 years

2-day seminar on the regulations and differences between jurisdictions on ship arrest

Shape the agenda

Help us put together a market-leading agenda – share your knowledge and experience with the industry by taking one of the speaking slots.

Unravel the legal and commercial complexities of ship arrest

Seminar highlights:

Jurisdictional advice: Where's best to arrest?

Join our international legal advisors to explore the advantages and disadvantages of arresting in different jurisdictions, including Hong Kong, China, India, South Africa, the Netherlands, and the USA. 

The OW bunker crisis: Where are we now?

A discussion of the state of the industry, including first-hand accounts of French cases since the OW Bunker insolvency and also New York. 

Banks: Why they claim

Managing counter-party risk in bunkering, security credit in the bunker industry, alternatives to ship arrest and filing for bankruptcy among shipowners. 

Practical ship arrest scenario

In this hypothetical scenario session, attendees will discuss how to make the right choice of law in ship arrest, which jurisdiction to make the arrest and analyse the relative success and potential outcomes. 

Implications of the market downturn

Expert insights on the implications of the market downturn for the various parties involved in ship arrest. An exploration of the opportunities and challenges created by the current climate.

Cause and mitigation

A close examination of bankruptcy, creditor claims and secured lender claims.

Demonstrate leadership. Shape the 2019 agenda.

Get involved! Share your knowledge by joining a panel, giving a presentation or presenting a case study, and make new connections.

Contact Stephanie for more information on the requirements and available speaking slots.

CPD points & digital certificate

Gain valuable skill recognition whilst elevating your knowledge and professional status with LMA's brand-new digital learning programme.

Claim your digital attendee badge and up to 12 CPD points.

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