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Shipping and International Trade Briefing Note

July 2017

Welcome to the July 2017 edition of our newsletter on shipping and international trade.

Some of the most important developments covered in this newsletter include:

We hope that you find the newsletter informative.

Roger White


Developments in Package Limitation Under The Hague and Hague-Visby Rules

There have been some important recent cases on package limitation under the Hague and Hague-Visby Rules. It is perhaps remarkable that rules that were formulated so many years ago continue to give rise to major issues as to their meaning. For many carriers ... Read more

Transport Employment Updates

The General Data Protection Regulation There are significant changes on the horizon for the UK’s current data protection regime. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will replace the current regime (contained in the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998)) on 25 May 2018. UK-based ... Read more

Other Recent Developments

France's fee for temporary foreign workers It has been reported that from January 2018 France will impose a €40 fee on temporary foreign workers as part of its implemention of the EU Posting of Workers Directive into domestic law. This has proved to be ... Read more



Daniel Billson


e dbillson@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298296

Emma Loveday-Hill

Senior Associate

e elovedayhill@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298266



Michael Booth


e mbooth@prettys.co.uk

t 01473 298214




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