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Invest now, recoup later

EIGHTEEN, for some, can be a very young age at which to decide what to do with their life. In the UK, at least, it is the age at which you choose your university degree course and - ultimately - your career path. Or is it? Today there is an array of courses to choose from, a plethora of careers to go into and limitless flexibility to move between careers during your working...

France teeters on salvage threshold

ON January 30, 2001, the French parliament authorised the government to adhere to the International Convention on Salvage adopted in London on April 28, 1989, under the auspices of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). But this does not mean it is immediately enforceable. The French government has yet to deposit the instrument of accession with the secretary-general...

The subject is subjects

A COMMON practice in charter party negotiations is to fix on 'subjects.' In recent times, the most frequently discussed 'subject' has been the fixture based on a printed charter form 'subject details.' When one party walks away, the other party sometimes objects to the withdrawal as a breach of charter. Since the printed form often contains an arbitration clause, the issue is...