The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018 when it will have direct effect in the EU/EEA.This general guidance intends only to provide a brief introduction to the GDPR, as relevant to Gard P&I and its Members. The impact of the Regulation will most often be felt in claims relating to personal injury and illness or other cases involving data originating from natural persons.
21 FEB 2018
20 FEB 2018
The LONGCHAMP decision - The Supreme Court interprets the meaning of Rule F of the York-Antwerp Rules differently and more broadly than previous general average adjusting practice.
16 FEB 2018
Intercargo issues recommendations following two recent tanker hijackings and a spate of kidnappings of seafarers in the Gulf of Guinea.
15 FEB 2018
CINS launches guidelines covering the carriage of metal scrap in containers.
09 FEB 2018
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A standard LOF will be used in most situations where an entered ship is in peril and hence in need of salvage services. However, we are aware that Members (and their Hull insurers) in certain circumstances may choose to vary the standard LOF and/or SCOPIC terms by entering into so-called “side agreements” or “side letters” with a salvor.