Speaker: Steve Gillen,
Deputy Global Lines Claim Manager at XL Catlin
RSVP date is 11/9 and cancellation date is 9am on 11/12
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Celebration & Roast of Clay Maitland
March 8 - 13, 2020
SAVE THE DATE
Rio de Janeiro
Sept 27, 2018 Arbitration Award Interest Calculator
UPDATED FOR SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 RATE CHANGE - 5.25%
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.
September 2018 Luncheon Presentation Now Available
André Pereira da Fonseca, a lawyer from Abreu Advogados in Lisbon, Portugal and the author of a chapter entitled "SMA Arbitration" in the book "International Arbitration in the United States" (Edited by Laurence Shore, Tai-Heng Cheng, Janella La Chiusa, Lawrence Schaner, Mara V. J. Senn) recently published by Kluwer Law International, discussed his chapter with our members at our luncheon on September 20, 2018. We thank Dr. Pereira for his presentation which he has kindly made available for general viewing.
Presentation (PDF Format)
April 2018 Luncheon Presentation Now Available
Blythe Daly from Holland & Knight New York discussed the basics of Blockchain and its potential impact on the shipping and logistics industry at the April lunch. The SMA thanks Blythe for the presentation and for allowing it to be included on the SMA website.
SMA Blockchain Presentation (PDF Format)
SMA Blockchain Presentation (Video)
The newest issue, Volume 48, Issue No 1 of The Arbitrator - April 2018
October 2017 Luncheon Presentation Now Available
After an introduction to Pangaea Logistics and Phoenix Bulk Carriers at the October luncheon, Neil McLaughlin discussed the benefits of ship management in the United States. The SMA thanks Neil for the presentation and for allowing it to be included on the SMA website.
Volume 47, Issue No 2 of The Arbitrator - September 2017
Annual Meeting Election Results
The Society of Maritime Arbitrators, Inc. (SMA) is pleased to announce the election, at its annual membership meeting, of Robert Shaw, as its President, and Nigel Hawkins as its Vice President. Please click here for the press release and click here for full Officers list.
April 2017 Luncheon Presentation Now Available
Patrick Lennon of Lennon, Murphy & Phillips engaged SMA members and guests with a lively discussion of Force Majeure Clauses in charter party chains. The presentation included a definition, updates on law and interactive hypothetical examples. The SMA thanks Patrick for the presentation and for allowing it to be included on the SMA website.