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Bominflot GmbH v Petroplus Marketing AG (“The Mercini Lady”)

United Kingdom - November 22 2012 B agreed to purchase a consignment of gasoil from P on FOB terms to be shipped and delivered to B at Antwerp on the vessel Mercini Lady

F G Wilson (Engineering) Ltd v John Holt & Co (Liverpool) Ltd

United Kingdom - November 22 2012 The seller (F) manufactured and sold generator sets to the buyer, Holt Liverpool (H) who ordered the sets online for resale to Holt Nigeria

Standard Coal Trading Agreement ("SCoTA") Version 8

Global - November 7 2011 Global Coal published its SCoTA Version 8 ("V.8") on 16 September 2011, which introduces significant amendments to both the structure and clauses of the SCoTA contract

“Take it or leave it” and economic duress

United Kingdom - May 10 2012 A problem frequently faced in turbulent markets is that of a guilty contracting party threatening to breach, or actually breaching, a contract with an innocent contracting party

Statute of Frauds 1677 a statute for the modern era?

United Kingdom - May 23 2012 Guarantees of trading and shipping contracts by third party associates or affiliates are common, and often drafted in unsophisticated language either as an attachment to, or contained in, the main body of the agreement


Iran - October 7 2015 伊朗正高调吸引境外投资者以恢复其对伊朗油气产业的关注度同时增加自身油气产量及出口量西方对伊朗的制裁不仅影响油气产业的上游也对诸如石油化工的下游产业产生着影响

Overview of the banking industry in Kenya

Kenya - October 7 2015 The Kenyan banking industry has experienced considerable growth in the past few years. The banking sector was robust and stable and registered

Greater China - update - August 2015

China - October 7 2015 The Development Plan for the Renewable Energy Demonstration Zone in Zhangjiakou City (hereinafter referred to as 'the Plan') has been approved by the

Greater China - update - July 2015

China - October 7 2015 Chinese government released Environmental Protection Tax law for public comment on June 10, 2015 up until to 9, July, 2015, as a result of its

Selection of arbitration and jurisdiction of courts in China

China - October 7 2015 The rules governing arbitration and jurisdiction in China can be confusing to foreigners because of the distinctive nature of the regulations and