2020 Luncheon Schedule
Weds, 4/8 - LUNCHEON CANCELLED
Due to coronavirus guidelines, in order to protect the health and safety of our members and friends, the SMA will cancel the luncheon scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2020 which was our last open luncheon of the season.
We thank scheduled speaker John Weale and look forward to rescheduling his presentation during our next luncheon season.
Be safe and we look forward to seeing you all in the fall!
POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020
Details to Follow
The SMA will again offer its popular, comprehensive two day seminar:
Maritime Arbitration in New York
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April 16, 2020
Proceedings under Covid-19 Restrictions
Update #1, April 16, 2020
March 16, 2020
Arbitration Award Interest Calculator
UPDATED FOR MARCH 16, 2020 RATE CHANGE - 3.25%
As a service to our friends and Members we are pleased to provide, herein, a quick and accurate method for calculating interest at the prime lending rate, over a specified time-period as published by the Federal Reserve Bank. Click HERE to access the Interest Calculator.
March 6, 2020
The newest issue, Volume 50, Issue No 2 of The Arbitrator - March 2020
January 31, 2020
The newest issue, Volume 50, Issue No 1 of The Arbitrator - January 2020
September 30, 2019
The newest issue, Volume 49, Issue No 2 of The Arbitrator - September 2019
June 10, 2019
Presentations from the Houston April 11 seminar
"Arbitration: A Better Resolution" now available
Fourteen presentations from the SMA Houston seminar are now available. They focus on how arbitration differs from court proceedings, the advantages of incorporating arbitration rules into your contracts, how arbitration awards are enforced, pre-award security, shortened arbitration procedures and many other topics. The presentations are listed by title and presenter - just click on any one of them for the powerpoint slides.
Click Here to Access Presentation Page
February 20, 2019
The newest issue, Volume 49, Issue No 1 of The Arbitrator - February 2019
February 13, 2019
February 2019 Luncheon Presentation Now Available
At the SMA's February luncheon, Ian Duthie, Director of North of England Insurance Services, provided a summary of charter party concerns ahead of IMO 2020 low sulphur requirements. His presentation is attached.
Presentation (PDF Format)
January 14, 2019
January 2019 Luncheon Presentation Now Available
Below is the presentation made by distinguished independent arbitrator Stephanie Cohen [www.cohenarbitration.com] as our SMA Luncheon speaker on January 9, 2019 on the all important and timely issue of "Cybersecurity and the Maritime Arbitrator"
Presentation (PDF Format)