Case Study of Maritime Residual Value Guarantee

Douglas Newton, Publications, Russell Parker

In June 2020, Klapton concluded the issuance of a Residual Value Guarantee Cover Note to a privately held ship owning entity. This briefing paper explains the bespoke nature of how the Cover was structured and has been drawn up as a means of assisting our partners, customers and readership in the understanding of the RVG product and its application in real asset investment proposals.

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Business Interruption claims as a result of Covid 19 lockdowns in South Africa

Danny Joffe, Publications

Major court decisions underway in South Africa, Australia, and the United Kingdom Business Interruption is a section in a commercial policy (either standard commercial, assets, hospitality, or agriculture policies) that covers loss of profits or increased cost of working for a company as a result of an interruption caused to their business. Normally the interruption […]

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Changing Dynamics of Ship Finance

Douglas Newton, Publications

It is possible to mitigate against the risks inherent in the industry The ship finance landscape has changed fundamentally over the past decade since the turmoil in the global financial markets and the beginning of the shipping crisis. Several then-industry leading banks have exited or significantly scaled down their shipping activities amid soaring losses. Historically […]

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Shipping Investment Risk

Publications, Russell Parker

What are the current issues facing the industry? The international shipping industry accounts for the carriage of 90% of world trade. The c.50,000 merchant ships in operation registered in over 150 countries provide the vital transportation network that fuels the global economy. So why is such an economically essential industry viewed as such a risky […]

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