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Counter Piracy: Rules for the Use of Force International Legal Conference

Security Association for the Maritime Industry

Friday, 8 February 2013 from 10:00 to 15:30 (GMT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee VAT Quantity
RUF Conference TIcket Ended £125.00 £0.00 £25.00
SAMI Member Conference Ticket Ended £100.00 £0.00 £20.00
Student Conference Ticket (Student ID required at event) Ended £100.00 £0.00 £20.00

Event Details

The “Counter Piracy: Rules for the Use of Force International Legal Conference” will thoroughly explore the legal considerations, implications and challenges of the use of Rules for the Use of Force (RUF). This is based upon the 100 Series Rules currently being drafted by BIMCO, International Chamber of Shipping, SAMI and SCEG for submission to the International Organisation for Standards for the establishment of a clear and concise model set of RUF that may be used by Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel in the maritime domain.

Hosted by the Security Association for the Maritime Industry, the International Group of the Barrister’s Chambers at 9 Bedford Row, London with Barrister-at-Law and original author of the 100 Series Rules, Mr. David Hammond, this high profile event brings together Maritime Lawyers, flag States, International Shipping Associations, Insurance and P&I Clubs, PMSCs (Legal & Compliance /Operations Managers) and other interested parties.

Event Details

Friday 8th February 2013

HQS Wellington, Victoria Embankment, London, WC2R 2PN

10am - 3pm

£125 (+VAT) including lunch

Payment is by credit/debit card online - to request payment by invoice please contact the SAMI Secretariat by email lai@seasecurity.org

Provisional Agenda

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Overview of the background to the 100 Series and on-going development (David Hammond)
  • Criminal Legal Review of the 100 Series and the onjective, reasonable and necessary test for use of force in legal self defence (Steven Kay QC)
  • Commercial Overview of the Use of RUF (Stephen Askins - Ince & Co)
  • Academic Overview – (Dr. Douglas Guilfoyle, UCL)
  • Scenario Based Briefing
  • Panel discussion
  • Chairman’s Roundup

For further details about the 100 series rules please visit: www.100seriesrules.com 


Event Partners

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Criminal Legal Review of the 100 Series rules and the objective, reasonable and necessary test for use of force in legal self defence

Do you have questions about Counter Piracy: Rules for the Use of Force International Legal Conference? Contact Security Association for the Maritime Industry

When & Where


HQS Wellington, Temple Stairs, Victoria Embankment

WC2R 2PN London
United Kingdom

Friday, 8 February 2013 from 10:00 to 15:30 (GMT)


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Security Association for the Maritime Industry

The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) is an international independent non-governmental organization for the maritime security industry and a focal point for global maritime security matters.

The membership encompasses maritime security providers, consultants, trainers, individual operatives and the maritime security equipment, technology and hardware manufacturers - to provide direct links to the commercial shipping industry, offshore oil & gas industry and ports too.

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