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BIFA have intimated a new set of trading conditions which are going to come into force later this year on 1 October 2017.
Interesting salvage law issues arose in the above judgement from the Administrative Court of the Queen’s Bench Division (yes Administrative – not Admiralty!).
The Supreme Court recently handed down its judgement in Globalia Business Travel S.A.U. of Spain v Fulton Shipping Line of Panama (the New Flamenco)  UKSC 43. The judgement, which can be lauded for its brevity, helpfully sets out some principles to be applied to determine whether a windfall for a claimant seemingly connected to a defendant’s breach of contract should benefit a defendant by reducing the damages they have to pay.