Cases and Materials on the Carriage of Goods by Sea

Author: Anthony Rogers
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317610091
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Cases and Materials on the Carriage of Goods by Sea, fourth edition, offers tailored coverage of the most commonly taught topics on Carriage of Goods by Sea courses. Combining a collection of legislative materials, commentaries, scholarly articles, standard forms and up-to-date English case law, it covers the major areas of chartering and bills of lading as well as matters such as exclusion and limitation of liability. Significant innovations for this edition include: Materials on the Rotterdam and Hamburg Rules, and expanded discussion of the Hague Visby Rules and Charterparties Discussion of some of the most important decisions by the senior courts Pedagogical features such as end of chapter further reading Emphasis on how shipping law operates and is applied in the real world A clear, student-friendly text design with a strong emphasis on research and problem solving This up-to-date collection of materials relating to the carriage of goods by sea will be of value to students of law, researchers and legal practitioners.

Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Sea

Author: Paul Todd
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317801709
Format: PDF, Docs
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Principles of the Carriage of Goods by Sea offers students studying this topic as part of their LLM or LLB course an accessible, comprehensive overview of the subject from a leading expert in the field. Written specifically with students in mind, concentrating on principles, and tailored to common law coverage, this title presents all the essential topics and is supported by the following useful pedagogy: Line Diagrams: illustrating the relationships between parties so that this may be understood at a glance; also where appropriate, time lines Case Studies: looking at topical matters such as piracy, and problematic areas of law such as reachable on arrival clauses and the carriage of bulk oil by sea Sample Problem Questions: problem questions and suggestions to help students to prepare for assessment Annotated appendices: concise appendix of the most important legislation and international conventions, with useful annotation from the author that explains these and puts them in context

Leben auf dem Mississippi

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: nexx verlag gmbh
ISBN: 3958705804
Format: PDF
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»Leben auf dem Mississippi«, der 1883 erschienene, autobiographische Bericht beschreibt Mark Twains Leben als Lotse von 1857 bis 1861 auf verschiedenen Mississippi-Dampfern und das bunte, abenteuerliche Leben auf dem Fluss. »Nach dem fernen Westen« schildert seine Erlebnisse und Eindrücke, die er während einer zwanzigtägigen Fahrt mit der Postkutsche von St. Joseph nach Carson City, Nevadas Hauptstadt, erlebte.

Text Cases and Materials on Contract Law

Author: Richard Stone
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415594154
Format: PDF, ePub
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'Comprehensive and serious, it covers everything that students will need to know.' – Ioannis Glinavos, Kingston Law School, UK 'A lucid and pragmatic guide to contract law for the undergraduate, an exquisitely crafted analytical authority for the postgraduate and a dependable and concise counsel for the practitioner; this is the case-book that will set the standard in the subject.' - Mel Kenny, Reader in Commercial law, Leicester Law School, UK This clear and highly accessible volume, presented in a coherent structure, provides full coverage of the topics commonly found in the contract law syllabus, alongside up-to-date illustrative case examples and stimulating commentary. Written by leading authors in the field, this book takes account of a variety of theoretical perspectives, including economic, relational and empirical conceptions of the law. A meticulous and insightful commentary is provided throughout, illuminating complex areas of law and promoting more detailed analysis of important issues. Composed of approximately one-quarter authors' commentaries and three-quarters cases and materials, including academics' articles and extracts from books and Law Commission papers, this book facilitates the development of personal study skills and encourages readers to engage with the leading academic commentaries in the area. Clearly signposted chapter introductions highlight the salient features under discussion and additional reading collected at the end of each chapter guides further study and independent research. The range of material covered and the straightforward style makes Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law an invaluable resource for all undergraduate students of contract law.

International Business Transactions 3rd Edition Document Supplement

Author: Daniel C. K. Chow
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454859987
Format: PDF, Docs
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The authors of International Business Transactions: Problems, Cases, and Materials have compiled multi-lateral agreements, model codes, and U.S. statutory law in a Documents Supplement that supports and enriches the study of this dynamic field of law. Part One features multilateral agreements on international business transactions such as United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980) (CISG) Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP 600) (Selected Provisions) (International Chamber of Commerce 2007 World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) (1995) Consolidated Version of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) (Selected Provisions) (2008) Part Two features multilateral agreements on arbitration and adjudication, such as United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (Selected Provisions) (1958) United Nations Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes Between States and Nationals of Other States (World Bank, 1965) International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Rules of Arbitration (1998) Part Three features U.S. code statutes, such as Alien Tort Claims Act (Alien Tort Statute) (ACTA, ATS) (2006) Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA), 46 U.S.C.A. and§ 30701 hist. n. (2006) Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): Anti-Bribery and Books and& Records Provisions (2006) (Selected Provisions) Part Four features U.S. model codes and treaties, such as: Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) (Selected Provisions) As Presently Enacted in State Law (2009) Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) (Selected Provisions) As Presently Enacted in State Law (2009) Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act (2005) 2004 Model Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) (Selected Provisions) PART FIVE features guidelines for multinational business enterprises, including: World Bank Guidelines on the Treatment of Foreign Direct Investment (1992) Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (2000

The Carrier s Liability Under International Maritime Conventions

Author: Hakan Karan
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press
ISBN: 9780773461741
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book centres on the sea carrier's liability for loss of or damage to goods under convention based regimes. The Hague, Hauge-Visby and Hamburg Rules have become the main reason for lack of uniformity in the field of the carriage of goods by sea today with their different texts and legislative styles. Preface; The book deals with the carrier's liability for breach of contract of sea carriage of goods under the convention-based regimes: the Hague Rules, the Hague-Visby Rules and the Hamburg Rules. Dr. Karan has undertaken an ambitious and brave task in joining an ongoing debate on whether the maritime transport industry needs all the 3 conventions on the same subject: the legal regime relating to carriage of goods. The book is divided into four broad Parts and a Conclusion. Part I deals with the preliminaries by setting out the basis for the carriers' liability under Roman Law, Common Law, Civil Law and Convention regimes. Part II is devoted to conditions applicable to the contract of carriage under the same regimes following the pattern set out Part I. Part III deals with exclusions and exemptions of the carriers' liability. carrier. The book concludes with exhaustive concluding remarks. The book starts on the premises that the unification, clarification and simplification of domestic legislation regulating carriage of goods by sea have always been the aim of shippers who wish to ascertain and minimize their contractual liability and insurance risks in such contracts. The book argues that it is for those reasons that the three international conventions (Hague Rules, Hague-Visby and the Hamburg Rules) were enacted. However, with differing textual approaches and legislative styles these conventions have themselves become the main obstacle to uniformity in international sea carriage today, with different countries applying different regimes. The book then examines and explains the necessity for, and the needed, amendments to the Conventions in comparison with the other carriage conventions (by Air, Road, Rail and Multi-modal Transport). subject is not only unique but also puts the Rules in perspective and makes it easy for, especially practitioners, to better appreciate. Furthermore it also leaves it easier for undergraduates, post-graduates, and advanced researchers and scholars who might wish to pursue further research to do so. Secondly, the book identifies, evaluates, and compares the carrier's liabilities under the three conventions and determines the conditions of such liabilities and exemptions. In particular the author does not shy away from asking and answering questions as to whether the conventions lead to certainty in the international sea carriage regime and, if so, whether they have kept up to date with economic, political and technological developments in the field. The main arguments that the book highlights is the Anglo-American or Common Law approach versus the Continental or Civil law approach which has dodged this area of the law and made difficult attempts to unify the Conventions. This argument has been made in the past but not as strongly as in this instance. between the Hague and Hamburg liability regimes except for what the book refers to as the archaic nautical fault and fire exemptions, and that the latter, which contain all the Visiby amendments and the SDR Protocols, were more clearly drafted with the needs of modern trade in mind and have brought the regime into line with other modern transport Conventions. Having examined all the strengths and weaknesses of the three conventions, the author comes down on the side of the Hamburg Rules, as the preferred and more international and forward-looking convention on carriage by sea. In committing himself to one side, the author has not avoided the central debate on the subject, if anything he has aided it. Having so nailed its flag to the mast, the book also cautions that the Hamburg Rules themselves, to a certain extent, need some clarification and amendments to be more acceptable and accommodating. require the carrier to prove that the exempted occurrence causing the loss and to the exercise of care expected from a prudent carrier to avoid the occurrence and its consequences, which amend the burden of proving the fault of the carrier, his servants or agents in favor of the cargo interest, and change the limitation measures and unit of accounts. Other strengths of the book are the wide search and literature coverage: apart from the traditional inclusion of Annexes of the three Conventions including the latest ratification status; application of the rules or domestic statutes, and monetary limits to the carriers' liability in various countries; there is extensive provision of abbreviations used and extensive citing of authoritative sources; and wide provisions of exhaustive bibliography of conventions, reports, statutes, authors and cases. Another bonus is the inclusion of materials on the author's native country: Turkish maritime law. on a modified Germanic and Civil Law Codes; there is also mention of current reforms in that country in a bid to join the European Community. Other strengths of the book are the comparative approach to Continental Civil (Belgium, France, Germany and Greece) and Common Law (UK, Australia), including the Anglo-American (US and Canada) tradition as well as the Scandinavian and Far Eastern (e.g. China) jurisdictions. In producing this book the author has made efficient use of his: legal and academic training; association with the International Chamber of Commerce; experiences with the International Maritime Organisation; and skills as one of the advisors of his government's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on maritime and aviation matters. The author is to be congratulated on the admirable grasp he displays of the wealth of materials at his disposal. Although not necessarily original, the concept is intriguing, the approach is balanced and persuasive, and the study as a whole provides valuable contribution to an understanding of the problems facing the truncated maritime law convention regime at the present day. makes a forceful and persuasive case which gains additional strength when advanced during a period of widespread concerns. The book will be a valuable addition to knowledge and scholarship in maritime law generally and the convention-based regimes of sea carriage in particular. It will no doubt benefit practitioners, lawyers, shippers, policy makers, lawmakers, as well as law and business studies' students and the more advanced scholars and researchers.