England and Wales High Court of Justice, 25 July 2018, Sea Master Shipping Inc v. Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd, [2018] EWHC 1902 (Comm)

A FOB buyer of goods, Agrobusiness, chartered a vessel owned by Sea Master Shipping Inc (“Owner”) and resold the cargo on the CIF terms. The charter contained a LMAA arbitration clause, clause, which covered “any dispute arising out of or in connection with this Contract”. Several bills of lading covered the cargo, each incorporating the [...]

High Court of Justice of England and Wales, 24 April 2018, Dreymore Fertilisers Overseas PTE Ltd. v. Eurochem Trading GMBH [2018] EWHC 909

Dreymoor (plaintiff) is an international trading company based in Singapore and ECTG (defendant) is a production company in the field of phosphate mineral fertiliser production based in Switzerland. Both companies have Russian entities as final beneficiaries. In this case, two jurisdictional challenges were brought by Dreymoor, on one hand, under section 67 of the Arbitration [...]

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