Aircraft Salvage in International Admiralty Law

  Image by Navigea Ltd, 2018. By Jing-Zhi Wong In a deal signed between a private seabed exploration firm and the Malaysian government, the latter was willing to pay up to $70-million in rewards conditional upon the firm finding the elusive aircraft MH370.[1] This ‘no find, no fee’ arrangement has led to increased interest in […]

Two Ways to Secede in Life

By Shyamni Chokshi Last Sunday’s Catalan independence vote was one of two such ballots in the last fortnight. The stateless ‘Kurds,’ an ethnic group spread out across the Middle East, conducted their own referendum in Iraq. Both nations’ central governments argue that their constitutions do not allow any part or group within the country to […]