Who is bound by Choice of Court Agreements in Bills of Lading? Guest blog on CJEU Maersk by Dr Mukarrum Ahmed. – gavc law – geert van calster – Shield Smart

This guest post was authored by Dr Mukarrum Ahmed, Barrister (Lincoln’s Inn), and Lecturer in Business Law & Director of PG Admissions at Lancaster University Law School. I am most grateful to Dr Ahmed for complementing my earlier post on the CJEU case discussed, Joined Cases C‑345/22 and C‑347/22 Maersk. According to the doctrine of … Read more

Alalääkkölä v Palmer: New Zealand Court of Appeal considers whether copyright can be considered relationship property – Shield Smart

Photo by Shayna Douglas on Unsplash In February 2024, the Court of Appeal in New Zealand (the Court) issued a judgment on a long-running matter between a separating couple looking to sort out their property. The appellant, Ms Alalääkkölä, was an artist who had created copyrighted works throughout her career. Her former spouse, Mr Palmer, … Read more