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Henrike Koch, Dr. Axel Boës, Afra Gyekye, Anna Kopylova and Bettina Gotthardt

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for maritime commercial law and arbitration in Hamburg

KDB.legal Koch Boës is a highly specialized law boutique in Hamburg with a strong focus on maritime and commercial law as well as arbitration.

Clients of KDB.legal Koch Boës are particularly shipping companies and shipyards, but also private equity investors and service companies from other industries such as media, sports and gastronomy.

Henrike Koch and Dr. Axel Boës have gained their experience and expertise over more than 20 years in different companies and positions before starting the law boutique in summer 2015. Those broad and in-depth experiences enable Henrike Koch and Dr. Axel Boës to not only work closely with their clients on legal issues, but also to offer a tailored approach to corporate management and strategy challenges.

They’re offering accompanying advice and support their clients from the beginning of a problem analysis over strategy development until its successful implementation. A mandate always ends with a holistic and critical evaluation of the progress and the targets achieved, both in economical and legal aspects.

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The ongoing legal saga: Court bans Finland’s Wartsila from suing a Russian plant abroad

A court in St. Petersburg has forbidden the Finnish company, Wartsila, from pursuing or continuing arbitration proceedings abroad against a Russian plant. This decision follows the court’s earlier rejection of Baltic Plant’s €7.6 million claim against Wartsila for non-compliance with six independent guarantees. Background facts The guarantees were related to a contract with the Russian […]

Russian arbitral awards are still being recognised in Uzbekistan despite Western sanctions

The Supreme Court of Uzbekistan ruled on the recognition and enforcement of a Russian arbitral award in the context of US sanctions. EU and US sanctions against Russia are not an obstacle to the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards issued by Russian courts – a case from Uzbekistan. In Case No. 4-10-2225/540, JSC “Uzbekneftegaz” […]

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KDB.legal Koch Boës
Rechtsanwälte

Colonnaden 21
D – 20354 Hamburg

Tel. +49 40-30 70 90 70
Fax+49 40-30 70 90 717

Phone+49 40-30 70 90 70