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China's international maritime judicial center

I recently published an article in The Diplomat entitled “China’s Maritime Courts: Defenders of ‘Judicial Sovereignty,” focusing on what Supreme People’s Court President Zhou Qiang meant when he mentioned that China would establish an international maritime judicial center (国际海事司法中心).   28 more words

Commercial Law

John E. Olson

Title: Partner
Company: Hill Rivkins LLP
Website: www.hillrivkins.com

Location: Rockville Centre, NY United States
Honored Member

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Taiwan's Maritime and Port Bureau

To continue the maritime theme of some recent posts (1, 2, 3), here I introduce the Maritime and Port Bureau (MPB), the government agency in Taiwan that oversees all maritime and port matters. 235 more words

Philippines vs. Taiwan legal teams

Last week I alluded to the Philippines being represented in the South China Sea Arbitration by internationally renowned lawyers and professors in international law in general and law of the sea in particular, whereas Taiwan submitted an amicus brief, through the Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International law, signed by six local professors. 242 more words

Maritime Law

Taiwanese court interpreter in Mauritius

While doing research on maritime piracy (my day job), I came across this job posting on the Mauritius Supreme Court site:

The Judiciary proposes to enlist on an ad hoc basis the services of an Interpreter who can interprete Taiwan to English/French and English/French to Taiwan in proceedings before the Supreme Court, Intermediate Court and all the District Courts of Mauritius.

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Taiwan's place in international shipping

The recent inheritance and succession disputes following the death of founder and chair Chang Yung-fa (張榮發) of Evergreen Group has brought back in the limelight the conglomerate that includes the fourth largest liner shipping company in the world.  177 more words

Maritime Law

When is the Fund not the Fund? Venezuela’s unsuccessful fishing expedition.

The 1971 IOPC Fund ceased to exist on 31 December 2014. The 1992 IOPC Fund, however, is still going strong. This fact was not lost on the Venezuelan fishermen’s union who lodged a claim in Venezuela in respect of damage sustained as a result of an oil spill in May 1997 from the tanker… 169 more words

Admiralty Law