Bob Deering has chaired the annual Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Ship Arrest Seminar for many years. It’s a conference by professionals for professionals on global ship arrest and other forms of asset seizure such as Freezing Orders. Speaking at this year’s conference were lawyers, arrest custodians and finance industry experts from China, Denmark, France, Gibraltar, the Gulf States, Holland, Japan, Panama, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, the UK and the USA. There was much discussion of issues arising from the OW Bunkers situation and the considerations that bear on lenders. Bob spoke on various issues surrounding ship arrest, including a comparison of ship arrest and Freezing Orders.
Details of the conference can be found at: http://www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/event/ship-arrest-seminar.