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Cargo Claims and Bills of Lading

The Songa Winds [2018] EWCA 1901 (Civ)
• A series of interesting points concerning letters of indemnity arising from the decisions of the Commercial Court and Court of Appeal in The Songa Winds litigation

Fraud, forgery and bills of lading
• What are the different types misconduct commonly associated with bills of lading?
• How does the law analyse such misconduct – both in terms of presentation to carrier or presentation to banks – and what are the consequences?

Volcafe v CSAV [2018] UKSC 61
• Supreme Court overturns (and tells off) the Court of Appeal
• Inter-relationship of Art. III R 2 and Article IV R 2 of the Hague Rules explained
• Burden of proof in cargo claims clarified

Date: 17/01/2019
Chair:

Timothy Young QC - 20 Essex Street

Panellists:

Oliver Caplin – 20 Essex Street
Richard Lord QC – Brick Court Chambers
Graham Harris – Squire Patton Boggs
A Cargo Claims Representative (tba)

Venue:

Squire Patton Boggs
7 Devonshire Square
London
EC2M 4YH

Time:

6.00pm - 8.00pm

CPD Points:

2 CPD credits

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