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  • Ukrainian legislation - advises the large foreign shipowner09.12.16

    With regards to voluminous export component of Ukraine, calls of foreign vessels at the Ukrainian ports are usually are subjected to strict control of various state authorities while their close attention sometimes exceeds the limits set by Ukrainian legislation.

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  • Interlegal lawyers supported procedure of cancelling the charter party (bareboat charter)06.12.16

    Project work supposed studying the issues related both to terms of the charter party and provisions of substantive law set by the parties for governing their contractual relationship.

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  • Interlegal lawyers prevented unlawful cargo retention30.11.16

    Interlegal lawyers represented interests of the cargo owner – large international company at the first instance commercial court in case proceedings under the application on taking preliminary measures by seizing 2,410.13 metric tons of soy beans.

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  • Consulting upon VAT in EU29.11.16

    Interlegal consulted the client upon the obligation to pay VAT in EU on pleasure yacht registered under the Latvian flag. The problem was, whether the yacht may, without VAT payment in EU but under the Latvian flag, stay in EU for unlimited period.

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  • Seller’s interest defense under FOB terms: peculiarities of river transportation and the Buyer’s obligations23.11.16

    According to the parties’ agreement, the Seller undertook to supply the goods in full and in proper quality on board the self-propelled vessel with barge convoy nominated by the Buyer, while the Buyer undertook to accept the goods and to pay 100% goods’ value not later than 48 hours upon receipt of the agreed set of documents in copies.

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  • Interlegal supported execution of bank guarantee as security under the charter party22.11.16

    Security of the charterer’s obligations under the charter party is a vital issue for today freight market. At the same time, financial instruments for the purpose of securing obligations under the charter party, for instance by issuing bank guarantee by the charterer, are rarely used in practice.

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  • Safety on board of vessels carrying hazardous (fumigated) cargos - medicine boxes and antidotes18.11.16

    In the framework of Interlegal program regarding complex legal support of shipowners and service companies in maritime transport industry, our experts drafted a special legal opinion.

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  • Interlegal defended the Client’s interests at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine due to special sanctions16.11.16

    Today there is a widespread practice of imposing special sanctions on foreign business entities. If previously sanctions concerned the Ukrainian residents, now restrictions in the form of sanctions more often apply to foreign companies having contractual relationship with the Ukrainian business entities.

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  • Debt recovery from the vessel after change of shipowner09.11.16

    The Client, one of the leading ship repair entities in the Black Sea Region, applied to Interlegal due to full non-payment by the customer, shipowner, of the vessel repair been performed and accepted by the customer...

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  • Interlegal submitted a legal opinion to the High Court of Singapore08.11.16

    At the request of a Singapore-based law firm, Interlegal lawyers drafted an expert report for the High Court of the Republic of Singapore regarding application of the Hague-Visby Rules to the Bills of Lading issued in Ukraine.

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