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Insights into the new UK National Security and Investment Act

Insights into the new UK National Security and Investment Act

September 28, 2021

A global cross-office team consisting of partners Marjorie Holmes and Ross Mackenzie with counsel Han Deng discuss their forward-looking thoughts and views on the implications of the new Act, and how it will affect the shipping and energy industries.

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Shipbuilding – Do’s and don’ts when your project falls into a dispute

Shipbuilding – Do’s and don’ts when your project falls into a dispute

September 1, 2021

Counsel Susan Riitala and associate Liam Hart discuss the current market conditions and how the pandemic has affected shipbuilding disputes. Their comments focus on force majeure, time bar, notification and good faith obligations; along with basic guidelines to follow if you find yourself in a shipbuilding dispute.

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Dispute resolution - recent developments and court procedure (Part 2)

Dispute resolution - recent developments and court procedure (Part 2)

August 10, 2021

In the second part of our dispute resolution podcast, Reed Smith London partners Elizabeth Farrell and Alexander Sandiforth discuss the disclosure pilot scheme and remote hearings. 

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Dispute resolution - recent developments and court procedure (Part1)

Dispute resolution - recent developments and court procedure (Part1)

July 27, 2021

Alternative dispute resolution and the consequences of failure to engage, as well as the new witness statement requirements, are both hot topics in dispute resolution. Reed Smith London partners Elizabeth Farrell and Alexander Sandiforth discuss how alternative dispute resolution works in relation to commercial disputes. They also discuss the English court’s new procedural requirements for witness statements.

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Halliburton v Chubb: Impacts and consequences

Halliburton v Chubb: Impacts and consequences

July 2, 2021

Six months on from the Halliburton v Chubb case, Reed Smith partners Vassia Payiataki and Thor Maalouf evaluate the impacts from the Supreme Court decision, and discuss the effect the ruling has had on the shipping and commodities sectors.

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Navigating a post-COVID world: Survey results

Navigating a post-COVID world: Survey results

June 16, 2021

As the shipping industry returns to the “new normal,” our new Reed Smith survey reveals how industry participants are adapting, and where they may find opportunities. Reed Smith partners Sally-Ann Underhill, Nick Austin and Brett Hillis analyze the findings and explain what you need to know during this unique time. 

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Carbon emissions - Challenges, regulation and decarbonisation

Carbon emissions - Challenges, regulation and decarbonisation

June 9, 2021

Will the shipping industry be able to meet its greenhouse gas target of halving emissions by 2050? What challenges await, and what is the EU doing to regulate carbon emissions from the sector? What can the shipping industry expect from the Biden administration regarding decarbonisation mandates from the U.S.?

Reed Smith partners Nick Austin, Jennifer Smokelin and Adam Hedley tackle these questions and discuss what the industry is doing to improve the carbon efficiency of their ships.

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LNG - fuel, power and opportunities

LNG - fuel, power and opportunities

May 19, 2021

This episode covers the green credentials of liquefied natural gas, attitudes towards it, LNG growth markets, and what caused LNG’s price spike in January 2021. Hear from Reed Smith partners Antonia Panayides, Kevin Keenan and James Atkin.

For more information, please visit Reed Smith's Energy & Natural Resources or Transportation pages.

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