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  • Sweden increases limit of liability to passengers

    As of 2 September 2015, Swedish national law will provide a higher limit of liability in respect of claims arising form the loss of life or personal injury to passengers of a ship, namely 250,000...

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  • Nuclear deal lifts Iran sanctions

    The U.S. and European Union has lifted its nuclear-related sanctions on Iran upon verification that Iran has implemented some key nuclear-related measures.

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  • Norsk lovforslag om skattemessig fradrag for avsetninger

    Finansdepartementet har fremmet forslag om endring i skattelovens § 8-5 om skattemessig fradrag for forsikringstekniske avsetninger. Forslaget møter motstand fra ulike aktører i næringen, som påpek...

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  • Solvens II i norsk rett

    Cefor ber Finansdepartementet klargjøre en skattemessig usikkerhet i forbindelse med gjennomføringen av Solvens II.

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  • Review of EU Insurance Block Exemption

    The European Commission has issued a questionnaire to seek the views of stakeholders on the functioning and the future of the  Insurance Block Exemption Regulation (IBER) .

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  • Sanctions updates: Iran and Ukraine

    The temporary sanctions relief on Iran petrochemical exports have been extended through 24 November 2014. Due to the crisis in Ukraine and the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in Donetsk...

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  • Brannsikring av skip / Fire protection of vessels

    Cefor has proposed that all vessels, including all categories of passenger ferries, shall be included in a new Norwegian regulation on fire protection, fire detection and fire extinction. 

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  • Ratification of 2010 HNS Protocol in Norway

    The Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security has invited comments to a consultation paper proposing ratification and implementation into law of the 2010 HNS Protocol.

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  • Athens Convention enters into force

    The Athens Convention, relating to the carriage of passengers and their luggage by sea, entered into force on 23 April 2014. The Convention substantially raises the limits of liability for the deat...

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  • Denmark triggers wreck-removal convention

    The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks will enter into force on 14 April 2015.

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  • IUMI urges action on places of refuge

    The International Union of Marine Insurance has joined an industry initiative urging coastal states to adhere to IMO guidelines when a ship in distress or in need of assistance requests a place of...

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  • Average Adjuster consultation in Norway

    The Ministry of Justice and Public Security has launched a consultation  suggesting amendments to the qualification requirements for candidates to the office of Average Adjuster in Norway. 

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  • Limited Iran sanctions relief

    As of 20 January, the U.S. and EU have provided for a temporary suspension of sanctions on Iran petrochemical exports, including insurance and other associated services.

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  • Arctic Business 2014 - Bodø, 8-10 October

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  • Agreement on Nordic Plan

    An agreement was today formally reached between Cefor and the Norwegian-, Danish-, Swedish- and Finnish shipowners' associations to draft a Nordic Marine Insurance Plan based on the Norwegian Marin...

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