Executive order of January 27 2017 and its effect upon crewing of vessels calling in the US
Amid protests across multiple US airports, the firing of the acting US Attorney General Yates, President Trump’s recent executive order banning entry into the US from seven Middle Eastern countries has been controversial to say the least. For the maritime industry, President Trump’s executive order creates uncertainty.
Parliamentary Sovereignty Supreme: UK government still on target for Article 50 Brexit trigger before the end of March
In this briefing we discuss the Supreme Court's judgment on Tuesday 24 January 2017, which upheld the High Court's ruling requiring an Act of Parliament to trigger Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union.
HFW merges with US firm Legge Farrow in major strategic drive into US energy and marine markets
On 3 January 2017 international law firm Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) will be merging with leading US energy and marine firm Legge, Farrow, Kimmitt, McGrath & Brown LLP, based in Houston, Texas. The merger is a major strategic development for both firms, bringing significant benefit to their clients.
Financing the future: looking ahead in commodity trade finance
HFW have partnered with Global Trade Review (GTR) to produce an industry-wide trade finance report which was launched at the Global Commodity Trade Finance Conference in Lugano, Switzerland on 25 October.