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Recent Articles

Contracting under Duress

Paul Bugden, Bugden + Co., London Ref: Pakistan International Airline Corporation v Times Travel (UK) Ltd [2021] UKSC 40 A refusal by a carrier to carry further or indeed at all absent compliance with a demand for payment or further payment or some other renegotiation...

Who is a party?

Paul Bugden, Bugden + Co., London Ref:  MVV Environment Devonport Ltd v NTO Shipping GmbH & Co KG [2020] EWHC 1371 (Comm) HHJ Pelling QC.   The ultimate issue that arose in this case is whether the claimant was party to the contract of carriage evidenced by the...

DHL v Gemini Ocean Shipping

Paul Bugden, Bugden + Co., London Ref: DHL Project & Chartering Ltd v Gemini Ocean Shipping Co. Ltd [2022] EWHC 181 (Comm) Jacobs J.  This recent case in the London Commercial Court considered the effect of a "subject shipper/receivers’ approval" provision in a...

Changes in the Italian Civil Code

Recent Changes in  the Italian Civil Code  on  contract of freight forwarding and multimodal carriage Claudio Perrella LS Lex, Italy A few recent and relevant changes have been introduced in  the Italian Civil Code  impacting on the contract of freight forwarding and...

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