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Subsea Cable Damage Claims: The Legal Approach

Subsea Cable Damage Claims: The Legal Approach By Nicholas Kazaz March 16, 2020 Subsea cables have a long history reaching back almost two centuries, starting with the first international subsea cable, which was laid across the English Channel in 1850.  Over recent years, the number of cables has considerably increased.  In a world which relies [...]

Novel Coronavirus and Force Majeure

Novel Coronavirus and Force Majeure: How Are Your Contracts Being Affected? By Stephen Wright and Adam Kelly March 16, 2020 The outbreak of the Wuhan novel coronavirus COVID-19 has caused, and continues to cause, great uncertainty for organisations operating in the region as well as businesses around the world that rely on China for trade. [...]

SubTel Forum Magazine #111 – Finance & Legal OUT NOW!

SubTel Forum Magazine #111 - Finance & Legal OUT NOW! SubTel Forum Press Release March 16, 2020 The Finance & Legal edition of SubTel Forum Magazine is out now! READ NOW What's Inside: SPECIAL CORONAVIRUS ANALYSIS Novel Coronavirus and Force Majeure by Stephen Wright and Adam Kelly. Dig down on the impact of the [...]

2020-03-15T19:18:58-04:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, SubTel Forum|Tags: , , , , , , |

Somaliland Removes Fibre Optic Provision from Monopoly

Somaliland Parliament Untethers Fibre Optic Provision From Monopoly By MENAFN March 7, 2020 (MENAFN - SomTribune) The House of the Representatives of the Republic of Somaliland, Saturday, took off all fetters from the free provision of Internet Fibre optic services in the market. Law No. 50/2011 has, since that year, closed the market in honour [...]

2020-03-09T10:58:25-04:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Bermuda Act Boosts Hopes for Subsea Cable Industry

Act Boosts Hopes for Subsea Cable Industry By Scott Neil, The Royal Gazette February 18, 2020 Bermuda has put itself into the frame to be the first landing hub for submarine communication cables in the Atlantic. New cable systems are being planned, and the Submarine Communication Cables Act 2020, which was approved by MPs on [...]

2020-02-18T10:04:09-05:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

SubTel Forum Call for Articles – Finance & Legal Issue

SubTel Forum Call for Articles - Finance & Legal Issue By SubTel Forum February 5, 2020 SubTel Forum is looking for awesome articles for its March 2020 “Finance & Legal” issue of Submarine Telecoms Forum Magazine (subtelforum.com). The issue will delve into topics ranging from regulatory and legal concerns to financing of submarine cable systems [...]

2020-02-04T13:13:48-05:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Magazine, SubTel Forum|Tags: , , , , |

CFIUS Proposed Rules Target Critical Technology, Sensitive Personal Data and Real Estate

CFIUS Proposed Rules Target Critical Technology, Sensitive Personal Data and Real Estate By John R Ingrassia, Owen Masters, Matthew McBride, The National Law Review October 4, 2019 On September 17, 2019, the Department of the Treasury issued long-awaited proposed rules implementing many of the provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 [...]

2019-10-07T11:18:07-04:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: State of the Industry|Tags: , , , , |

SubTel Forum Magazine Issue 105 Now Available

Submarine Telecoms Forum Magazine Issue 105 - Finance & Legal Is Now Live! SubTel Forum Press Release March 18, 2018 SubTel Forum is pleased to announce that Issue 105 of the Magazine is now available! In this issue we discuss various finance & legal aspects of the submarine cable industry, provide a GIANT SubOptic 2019 [...]

Virgin Media Files Cases Against Fishermen in High Court

Virgin Media Files Cases Against Fishermen in High Court Alleging Damage to Its Underwater Cables By Sean Murry, TheJournal.ie November 7, 2018 VIRGIN MEDIA HAS filed cases in the High Court against the owners of two fishing trawlers, over alleged damage done by the vessels to underwater cables. In the two filings this week, the [...]

2018-11-07T10:42:45-05:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , , |

Basslink, Tasmania Government To Enter Arbitration

Basslink saga with Tasmanian government referred to arbitration By Corinne Reichert, ZDNet April 27, 2018 Basslink has revealed that its dispute with the state of Tasmania will be referred to arbitration after the two were unsuccessful in resolving it during "without prejudice" meetings. "Unfortunately, the dispute was not resolved, and has led to Basslink being [...]

2018-04-27T13:57:03-04:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Cable Faults & Maintenance|Tags: , , , |