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The London Steam-Ship Owners' Mutual Insurance Association Ltd v The Kingdom of Spain (The "Prestige") (No 3) – QBD (Comm Ct) (Henshaw J) [2020] EWHC 1582 (Comm) – 18 June 2020

Online Published Date : 03 July 2020 | Appeared in issue: 1059 - 03 July 2020

Arbitration – Jurisdiction – State immunity – Whether Kingdom of Spain immune from arbitration claims on ground of state immunity – Whether court lacked jurisdiction to appoint an arbitrator – State Immunity Act 1978 – Arbitration Act 1996, section 18

Shanghai Shipyard Co Ltd v Reignwood International Investment (Group) Co Ltd – QBD (Comm Ct) (Robin Knowles J) [2020] EWHC 803 (Comm) – 3 April 2020

Online Published Date : 03 July 2020 | Appeared in issue: 1059 - 03 July 2020

Guarantee – Shipbuilding contract – Builder claiming final instalment of price – Dispute as to whether buyer liable to pay final instalment – Builder claiming final instalment from guarantor on basis that guarantee was a demand guarantee – Whether guarantee a demand guarantee or a see to it guarantee – Whether guarantor’s liability dependent upon time of commencement of arbitration relating to underlying dispute