IISTL Member, Professor Simon Baughen will be part of a team delivering UNCTAD’s forthcoming four-day virtual training course https://unctad.org/meeting/unctad-training-course-implications-covid-19-pandemic-commercial-contracts-international
The course will focus on the implications of the pandemic for some of the key commercial contracts in international shipping and trade, in particular contracts for the international sale of goods on Shipment Terms CIF and FOB and carriage of goods by sea under charterparties and bills of lading.
Each course consists of four daily sessions (am or pm CEST), covering: international sale of goods on CIF and FOB terms and related payment mechanisms; time and voyage charterparties; specialist standard form ‘pandemics’ clauses and force majeure clauses; bills of lading and related cargo claims, including special considerations applicable in the context of charterparty bills.
The course will be offered on four occasions, to enable broad participation and accommodate participants in different time-zones.
03 – 06 May: 9:30 – 13:00 CEST – for participants in Asia, Africa, Europe
10 – 13 May: 15:00 – 18:30 CEST – for participants in Americas, Africa, Europe
16 – 19 May: 15:00 – 18:30 CEST – for participants in Americas, Africa, Europe
07 – 10 June: 9:30 – 13:00 CEST – for participants in Asia, Africa, Europe