Tag: Insights

Shipping, International Trade and Logistics

The Future of Autonomous Shipping Lies in Cyber Resilience

In the last issue of Calypso, we talked about the legal considerations and implications linked to the world of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS).

This follow-up article will dig a little deeper into the related cybersecurity risks and issues, one of the key challenges that autonomous ships owners and operators will face as the MASS market entrenches itself into the wider maritime sector.…

Read More »

The Brave New World of Autonomous Shipping

The size of the global Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) market is projected by Allied Market Research to reach $165 billion by 2030 with the Asia Pacific region expected to drive much of that growth.

Earlier this year, The Nippon Foundation, Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, and Shin Nihonkai Ferry successfully deployed Soleil, a large, vehicle-carrying ferry, on an autonomous 240-kilometer return voyage from the port of Shinmoji in Kitakyūshū, Fukuoka, to the Iyonada sea off the eastern coast of nearby Ōita Prefecture.…

Read More »

Transforming Your Supply Chain – Legal Considerations In A New Era

Over the past 24 months, businesses in Southeast Asia, a region that has a passing through of US$3.4 trillion worth of trade annually, have been forced to focus on and reassess their global supply chains. These businesses are on a journey of transforming their supply chains, to mitigate and de-risk their businesses, and are doing so by redirecting their supply chains and production facilities closer to home.…

Read More »

Conditional Fee Arrangements Now An approved Form Of Dispute Resolution Funding In Singapore

Law Bites – June 2022

On 4 May 2022, the Legal Profession (Conditional Fee Agreement) Regulations 2022 (the “Regulations”) came into force and heralded Singapore’s newfound acceptance of Conditional Fee Agreements (“CFAs”). Singapore-qualified lawyers and law practices and certain registered foreign lawyers and law practices are now permitted to enter CFAs with clients in relation to domestic and international arbitrations (regardless of seat), certain Singapore International Commercial Court proceedings, and related court and mediation proceedings.…

Read More »