Robert Allen Law hires senior counsel

Robert Allen Law hires senior counsel

Yacht law firm Robert Allen has hired Blair Brogan to act as senior counsel. Brogan (pictured) will be joining the firm from Oberheiden & McMurrey in Dallas. She is an experienced yacht litigator and transactional attorney who started her career

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Cayman Island offers YET certification

Cayman Island offers YET certification

The Cayman Islands Ship Registry is now offering Yet Engaged Trade (YET) certification, allowing owners to register their yachts as both private and commercial vessels. Monaco-based yacht management firm Rosemont collaborated with the registry over seven months to launch the

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Helicopters operating from yachts restricted during POTUS address

Helicopters operating from yachts restricted during POTUS address

The Federal Aviation Administration has restricted helicopters flying from yachts during the US President’s state of the union address. Between 8pm and 11pm local time on 30 January, helicopters will be completely restricted from operating anywhere within the Washington DC

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Companies need to make “meaningful” response to new tax evasion law, says lawyer

Companies need to make “meaningful” response to new tax evasion law, says lawyer

Superyacht companies have been warned that they need to undergo serious cultural change in the wake of new UK laws on tax evasion. The Criminal Finances Act 2017 came into force on 30 September, and makes company owners liable when

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Nigel Watson Q&A: Helidecks on Yachts

Nigel Watson Q&A: Helidecks on Yachts

You have had a long week and you are back home for the weekend. Your family are currently cruising around the Ionian Islands and you want to get there as soon as possible to have a nice, long, relaxing weekend

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Berthing and storage: What to do when boat owners don’t pay their fees

Berthing and storage: What to do when boat owners don’t pay their fees

Jonathan Hadley-Piggin, consultant solicitor at Keystone Law, explains what marina operators should do when owners aren’t paying their berthing and storage fees. Non-payment of berthing or storage fees, by boat owners, is an all-too-familiar scenario faced by marina operators. Outstanding

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Miguel Angel Serra Guasch

Miguel Angel Serra Guasch

Lawyer – Garrigues  E: Miguel.Angel.Serra@garrigues.com T: +34 971 213 484 W: www.garrigues.com   What sort of clients do you advise? I advise domestic and international clients and projects to Spanish and foreign companies and individuals within the yachting industry: commercial and private yacht

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SocratesQ and Securewest International partner for Crisis Counsel service

SocratesQ and Securewest International partner for Crisis Counsel service

Brand management and marketing agency SocratesQ and global risk management company Securewest International have partnered to launch a crisis communications service named Crisis Counsel for the superyacht industry. The launch builds on the success of a crisis management workshop that the

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New niche law firm for superyacht finance

New niche law firm for superyacht finance

Pawel Wysocki and Fergal Quinn from Hill Dickinson and Ed Woollam of Campbell Johnson Clark have launched a new boutique law firm with a marine and aviation offering. WQW Ltd (Wysocki Quinn Woollam) advises on the acquisition and financing of

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Dr Silvana Zammit

Dr Silvana Zammit

Partner – Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates E: szammit@cclex.com T:  +356 2205 6200 W: www.chetcuticauchi.com/home   What sort of clients do you advise? Our clientele includes ship owners, financiers, ship yards, brokers, other firms and a large base of yacht owners. We assist

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