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Clyde & Co has hired a Singapore-based aviation team from Kennedys including legacy Gates & Partners big-hitter David Johnston.
Stephenson Harwood is set to open its office in Seoul in the autumn, after being granted a licence to practice in the jurisdiction by the Korean Ministry of Justice.
South African firm Bowman Gilfillan is strengthening its maritime expertise by merging with Durban shipping boutique Velden Pike Nichols.
Transport for London’s (TfL) in-house lawyers have launched a court action in the row between black cab and Uber taxi drivers.
Bird & Bird has lost an appeal for airline Jet2.com against a delayed passenger in a ruling which could pave the way for millions of airline compensation claims.
Former Clyde & Co partner Krista Bates van Winkelhof, who claimed she was dismissed from the firm for blowing the whistle on a colleague, is joining African airline FastJet as group general counsel.
The Department for Transport’s (DfT) former general counsel, Christopher Muttukumaru, has taken up tenancy at Monckton Chambers.
Wizz Air’s general counsel Owain Jones will now manage the low-cost airline’s human resources, communications and public relations arm as well as its legal function.
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How will the new EU sanctions affect TMT companies with Russian interests? download subscription
This article outlines the extent of EU sanctions targeted against Russia, Crimea and Sevastapol and provides some general guidance to TMT companies doing business in Russia.
European Commission proposes reforms to merger control regime; how will this affect the aviation sector? download subscription
The European Commission has produced a white paper setting out proposals to improve and extend European Union merger control.
Ebola outbreak: is it a force majeure event? download subscription
The potential impact of Ebola is of interest to all corporations with a presence in Africa, and in particular to those with projects, assets and personnel in the countries affected.
Shipping Aviation and Logistics Analysis
The IMF has slashed its 2014 growth forecast for Turkey from 3.5 to 2.3 per cent. Investors are now hoping the aviation and energy markets will provide some comfort
Aircraft financing is taking off again. David Cooke and Jason Piney say Bermuda is well placed for a resurgence
Steven Quayle and Mike Pinson explain the benefits the Isle of Man Aircraft Registry has for aircraft owners
Shipping Aviation and Logistics Opinion
Clyde & Co announced last week that partners Jonathan Wood and Derek Hodgson have both been named as chairs at the International Bar Association (IBA). Hodgson, joint head of maritime at Clydes, becomes the chairman of the IBA’s maritime and transport law committee, while Wood has become chairman of the IBA’s international committee. The latter examines legal issues fundamental to the development ...