Download PDF The effect of Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd.’s bankruptcy filing on world trade is significant. As the 7th largest shipping container company in the world, the ripples will spread far and wide, and touch just about every maritime and … Continue reading
Neil Klein was honored to speak at the 3rd Geneva Trade and Shipping Forum in June 2015. He was one of 4 leading lawyers from the UK, US and Continental Europe asked to present topical issues–including legal developments and/or recurring … Continue reading
How does “Alter-Ego” work in a maritime context in the United States? With difficulty, despite suggestions to the contrary! Rule B offers a prejudgment attachment mechanism in maritime cases to obtain jurisdiction over an absent defendant, and to obtain security … Continue reading
Does the bank interfere with a charter party by foreclosing its mortgage on a vessel? A ship mortgage is contract between a bank and vessel owner for a loan on the vessel, and a charter party is a contract between … Continue reading
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The conference was themed “Shipping and Chartering in Challenging Times,” with the opening session being chaired by Neil Klein of McKasson & Klein LLP from California. Neil’s session was titled “restructuring and insolvency trend in the shipping sector – legal … Continue reading