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China can learn from the Soviet approach to the law of the sea

Take a look at the recent article on Maritime Law by Lynn Kuok here.

Appeals Court Allows “Youth” Climate Change Suit to Proceed

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit refused to block a suit filed by 21 young persons against the federal government. The suit alleges violation of constitutional rights from federal action contributing to climate change. 332 more words

A Bump in the Road for the Collection of Evidence for Use in Foreign Legal Proceedings

W. Cameron Beard and Lauren B. Wilgus

As discussed in prior issues of Mainbrace, parties to for­eign legal proceedings can collect evidence in the United States for use abroad by invoking a U.S. 1,471 more words

Arbitration/Litigation

NY Bankruptcy Courts Grapple with Territorial Limits

Rick Antonoff, Michael B. Schaedle, Bryan J. Hall, and Matthew E. Kaslow

In a pair of recent opinions from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, two judges took varying approaches to the issues of 1) their ability to assert personal jurisdiction over foreign defendants, and 2) applica­tion of U.S. 2,476 more words

Arbitration/Litigation

The Arrest of a Ship

A ship may be arrested if there is a “maritime claim” associated with the ship. The ship is arrested so that a claimant may recover a debt which is owed to him. 1,257 more words

Maritime Law

Negotiability of a Bill of Lading

What is a Bill of Lading?

A bill of lading is a receipt issued by the carrier to acknowledge the receipt of the cargo for shipment from the shipper. 645 more words

Maritime Law