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International Trade and Carriage of Goods

ISBN13: 9781138184565
Published: August 2016
Publisher: Informa Law from Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £335.00

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This book consists of edited versions of the papers delivered at the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law’s 11th International Colloquium, held at Swansea Law School in September 2015.

Featuring a team of contributors at the top of their profession, both in practice and academia, these papers have been carefully co-ordinated so as to ensure to give the reader a first class insight into the issues surrounding international sale and carriage contracts.

The book is set out in three parts:-

  • Part I offers a detailed and critical analysis on emerging issues and unresolved questions in international sales and the carriage contracts affected to facilitate such sales.
  • Part II critically and thoroughly analyses the legal issues that often arise in the context of security over goods, letters of credit and similar documents.
  • Part III is dedicated to a critical and up-to-date discussion on matters concerning cargo insurance in this context.
With its breadth of coverage and high-quality analysis, this book is vital reading for both professional and academic readers with an interest in international trade and carriage of goods.

Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law, International Trade
Part 1-Contemporary Issues in International Sale Contracts

Chapter 1- What Is A Reasonable Contract of Carriage for CIF/CIP purposes? – Section 32(2) of the Sale of Goods Act 1979- Ruth Hosking
Chapter 2- Slow Steaming Clauses and International Sale Contracts: A Successful Marriage?- Dr Theodora Nikaki
Chapter 3-  Laytime and Demurrage in CIF and FOB Contracts- Professor Simon Baughen

Part 2- Carriage and Sales
Chapter 4- "Who’s Doing What and for Whom?" Recent Developments on Delegated Contractual Performance- Simon Rainey QC
Chapter 5- Sturley- Consignees’ Rights under the Rotterdam Rules
Chapter 6- Consignees' Rights in European Legal Systems- Frank Stevens
Chapter 7- Discrepant Declarations about Containerised Goods "… in the middle of a chain reaction" Professor Olivier Cachard
Chapter 8- Letter of Indemnity against Delivery without Bill of Lading- Professor Richard Williams
Chapter 9- The Rising Tide of Paperless Trade: Analyzing the Legal Implications-Dr Miriam A. Goldby

Part 3- Payment and Security
Chapter 10- Economic Sanctions and Letters of Credit in International Transactions- Mr Damian Honey and Mr Michael Buffham
Chapter 11- Islamic Letters of Credit – Square Peg in a Round Hole- Professor Jason Chuah
Chapter 12 Do I Want My Documents back? A Documentary Credit Dilemma- Mr Stuart Shepherd
Chapter 13- Lending on Waybills and Other Documents- Banker’s Dream or Financier’s Nightmare- Professor Andrew Tettenborn

Part 4-Contemporary issues in Cargo Insurance
Chapter 14- Cargo Insurance and open Covers- Peter MacDonald Eggers QC*
Chapter 15- The ICC Transit Clause- Developments and Faultlines- Sara Cockrill QC
Chapter 16- Insuring Cargoes in the New Era- Impact of the Insurance Act 2015 on Standard cargo Clauses/Wordings- Professor B. Soyer