Doug Schmitt presents to CBA’s National Maritime Law Section

Doug Schmitt presented to the National Maritime Law Section of the CBA at the CBA Canadian Legal Conference in Vancouver on Tuesday, August 13th. His presentation covered Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Company and others v. The Owners and All Others Interested in the Barge “MLT-3” and others, 2012 FC 738, in which he successfully represented the Plaintiff. This was the first decision to interpret subsection 43(2) of the Marine Liability Act, which makes the Hague-Visby rules apply compulsorily to certain contracts of carriage by water between places in Canada.