In a recent case, an International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) member faced legal action for unwittingly infringing design copyright. The member, a naval architect, was asked by a customer to provide final designs and specifications for a workboat based on existing plans supplied by them. As the customer’s stamp was clearly shown on the plans, the naval architect assumed that the customer retained ownership.
ITIC, the International Transport Intermediaries Club, is seeing an increasing number of ship agents becoming exposed to the fall-out from the bankruptcy of their principal.
All EU members (and not those within the United Kingdom) will now be renewed on EU fronted policies as and when those renewals become due.
ITIC warns agents to respond to shippers’ requests in good time, or face the possibility of financial penalties.
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has warned its members of the need to incorporate terms and conditions into their business dealings in order to limit their potential exposure to liability.
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has urged ship brokers and managers to check the terms of their charterparty agreements closely before signing, in order to avoid costly mistakes further down the line.
Following a number of recent enquiries regarding GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) ITIC would like to remind our ship management members that BIMCO has drafted the following GDPR clauses...
Preparations in anticipation of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says ship brokers and agents are among those most at risk of exposure to fraud in the shipping industry, and urges them to carry out simple checks in order to protect themselves.
Moore Stephens LLP London, ITIC’s current auditor, is one of five Moore Stephens offices that are leaving the Moore Stephens UK and international network to join BDO.
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