The chapter on shipbuilding contracts governed by the law of England and Wales is written by Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP’s William Cecil, Fiona Cain and Chrysa Kitsou. The chapter covers the following subjects: Participation and Ownership; Key Contractual Considerations; Pricing, Payment and Financing; Default Liabilities and Remedies; Contract Forms and Assignment as well as Updates and Trends.
Read the chapter on shipbuilding contracts governed by the law of England and Wales here.
Lexology Getting the Deal Through – Shipbuilding is part of the series of law guides published by Law Business Research that provide an overview of specialist areas of the law in a variety of international jurisdictions. It is published annually and the ninth edition, published in April 2020, covers 13 jurisdictions, with leading practitioners from each jurisdiction answering the same key questions.
The chapter on shipbuilding contracts governed by the law of England and Wales has been updated this year to consider issues arising about repair location and associated costs as well as providing an updated commentary on autonomous vessels and the current status of the regulatory changes by the IMO to deal with the environmental impact of ships.
Many of the topics in this chapter will be covered in more detail in the new 5th edition of The Law of Shipbuilding Contracts, publication May 2020.
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