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International Maritime Law Seminar London

October 3, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 8:00 pm

On October 3, 2019, the International Maritime Law Seminar will be held in London. With an average attendance of more than 250 Insurance and Maritime Law specialists, the International Maritime Law Seminar has grown from a small event to one of the most heavily anticipated legal seminar in London. This year, the theme will be “Recent Development in Maritime Law Around the World.”

Montgomery McCracken Partner Timothy Semenoro will be speaking on a panel titled, “Big Ships, Big Fires, Big Problems – what’s involved and lessons learned,” and Partner Robert E. O’Connor will be moderating a panel titled, “Issues and Solutions Arising from IMO 2020 ULSFO Requirements.”


11:30 – Registration

12:00 – Finger Buffet, soft drinks and coffee/tea

13:00 – Intro, Nick Tonge, North of England

13:10 – Key Note Speaker Andrew Bardot, International Group of P&I Clubs: Global maritime regulation, calm seas or choppy waters ahead?

13:25 – First Panel, moderator Nick Tonge, North of England

  • Rafal Czyzyk, CMW Legal: EU Port Regulation 2017/352 and its negative impact on the EU member states seaports law – Polish seaports law case study
  • Max Morgan, Jorquiera & Rozas: Criminal liability for spills and other recent developments in Chile
  • Jamie C. S. Madriaga, Cox Wootton Lerner Griffin & Hansen LLP: Vessel owner exposure to punitive damages in the United States: the Supreme Court’s wades in again
  • Adrian Dabinovic, DABINOVIC – Lawyers: Ports strikes in Argentina, legal and practical consequences. Courts Interpretation
  • Tim Semenoro, MMWR: Big Ships, Big Fires, Big Problems – what’s involved and lessons learned

14:45 – Break

15:05 – Next Panel, moderator Monica Kohli, Gard

  • Aditya Krishnamurthy, Bose & Mitra & Co: Enforcing & Executing a foreign judgment/ arbitral award against assets located in India
  • Henrik Hagberg, Thommessen: Brexit impacts from a Norwegian Perspective
  • Filippo Pellerano, Studio Legale Mordiglia: Claims in tort against the actual carrier: will Hague Visby Rules apply? The Italian Courts perspective
  • Jan-Niklas Brons, Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein: Update on arrest of vessels in Germany
  • Henri Najjar, Delviso Avocats: Unmanned ships: legal implications

16:25 – Break

16:45 – Last Panel: Panel discussion – Issues and Solutions Arising from IMO 2020 ULSFO Requirements, moderator Robert O’Connor

  • Camilla Søgaard Hudson, Bech-Bruun
  • Charlotte van Steenderen, Van Steenderen Mainport
  • Luis Raven, Morgan & Morgan
  • Luis de San Simón, San Simón & Duch
  • Godofrdo Mendes Vianna, Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

17:50 – Closing Remarks

18:00 – Cocktail Reception

20:00 – Closing



October 3, 2019
11:30 am - 8:00 pm


The Gibson Hall
13 Bishopsgate
London,EC2N 3BAUnited Kingdom
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