ZFZ Hosts Annual MAA International Commercial Law & Arbitration Conference 2023
The annual installment of the Moot Alumni Association International Commercial Law & Arbitration Conference is coming up in just 3 weeks’ time (Friday, 31 March), and this year, the event’s held at the ZFZ Vienna offices!
Snooze, you Lose | Case by Case (Ep. 55)
In this week’s episode, Luke and Calum discuss English Commercial Court case Anron Bunkering DMCC v Glencore Energy UK Ltd  EWHC 295 (Comm). Commodity sales contract dispute between buyer and seller. Seller paid significant sums but not the full price. Buyer received those sums and discharged much, but not all, of the cargo.
Are Bitcoin Developers Fiduciaries? | Case by Case (Ep. 53)Do bitcoin developers owe fiduciary duties to users?How does the law overlay and cope with a fast developing area of societal life? How should the law regulate the internet?These are questions for our time. And questions that will impact the future significantly.Absolutely fascinating seeing the English Court of Appeal grapple with these issues on case Tulip Trading Limited (A Seychelles Company) v Bitcoin Association For BSV & Ors  EWCA Civ 83 (03 February 2023) – even if this is only Part 1 in the saga.
Liens and losses | Case by Case (Ep. 51)This time, Luke and Calum discuss English Commercial Court case Trafigura v TKK Shipping  EWHC 26 (Comm)!The question is all about what “goods lost or damaged” means in the Article IV, rule 5(a) of the Hague-Visby Rules.Does ‘damage’ mean physical damage ONLY? Or does it include damage through the operation of a lien over the cargo – ie. financial type damage?
Eva-Maria Mayer & Philip Vagin Promoted to Senior Associate
📢 Wonderful news announcement x2:
We are proud to share that Eva-Maria Mayer and Philip Vagin have both been promoted to Senior Associate with our firm!
Calum Cheyne Promoted to Partner
We are absolutely delighted to announce the upcoming promotion of Calum Cheyne to Partner with the firm, effective 1 January 2023.