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CIRCULAR REF: 2014/016
CIRCULATED TO ALL P&I CLASS MEMBERS, BROKERS AND...
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CIRCULATED TO ALL MEMBERS, BROKERS AND DIRECTORS
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North P&I and Sunderland Marine Merge to Become 'North Group'
We are pleased to announce that North and Sunderland Marine merged to form the North Group on Friday 28 February 2014.
Sunderland Marine will operate as a subsidiary company of North. Combining the business interests of both companies into one group has created one of the largest global marine insurance operations, providing enhanced stability for Members, a greater diversity of product lines and a stronger competitive position, whilst maintaining service excellence.
Iran Sanctions - Urgent Update
A further update has been issued in relation to the six month suspension of insurance prohibitions and how this is to be interpreted by the US authorities. The interpretation may have a significant impact on members insurance cover arrangements if considering trading to Iran.
The urgent update may be read here
The Club has issued an Iran Sanctions Update relating to changes in EU and US sanctions measures which are expected to take effect from Monday 20 January 2014, and which will provide for a temporary suspension of certain current sanctions. These are limited in scope and duration.
Comprehensive guidance on Iran sanctions can be found in our Iran Sanctions Loss Prevention Briefing. A similar briefing is available in relation to Syrian Sanctions. Both publications contain links to relevant sanctions legislation and lists of designated persons.
The International Group has issued a set of Frequently Asked Questions - IG FAQs - to assist Members with issues in connection to the recently published EU Council Regulation 1263/2012. These FAQs should be read in conjunction with the previous FAQs issued on 8 February 2012, 27 March 2012, 25 May 2012, 14 August 2012 and 1 November 2012.
IG FAQs covering all aspects of US sanctions have been published and are available here. This is complimented by an IG briefing note on the most recent US sanctions legislation (Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012) available here.