Contracts of Carriage by Air

Author: Malcolm A. Clarke
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135115761
Format: PDF, ePub
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Contracts of Carriage by Air, Second Edition contains annotated analysis of the provisions of the international conventions governing the carriage of goods and passengers by air. This book provides you with practical advice and brings you: • An overall view of the two liability regimes, followed by a short history of the Warsaw Convention in its various versions and what led to agreement on a single regime, the Montreal Convention, as well as the threat to uniformity posed by EC Directives. • A statement of the rules of interpretation applicable to conventions of uniform law, illustrated mainly by decisions of the air conventions. • Commentary on the text of the 1999 Montreal Convention together with commentary on the text of the 1967 Warsaw Convention. • Reference to decisions of the courts not only of the UK but also those of other common law countries, notably the USA, and countries of civil law, notably France and Germany.

Contracts of Carriage by Land and Air

Author: Malcolm A. Clarke
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317748883
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book provides: • In-depth clause-by-clause analysis and commentary of the major international conventions and standard form contracts within these areas • New editions of two standard forms of contract for international carriage by rail • Citation of the relevant case law and statutes • Footnote annotations and cross-references for each clause or provision

Carriage of Goods by Sea Land and Air

Author: Baris Soyer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1135124191
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Written by a combination of top academics, industry experts and leading practitioners, this book offers a detailed insight into both unimodal and multimodal carriage of goods. It provides a comprehensive and thoroughly practical guide to the issues that matter today on what is a very complex area of law. From the papers delivered at the 8th International Colloquium organised by Swansea Law School's prestigious Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, this original work considers current opinions, trends and issues arising from contracts of carriage of goods by sea, land, air, and multi-modal combinations of these, not to mention the legal position of vital participants such as freight forwarders, terminal operators and cargo insurers. The topics under discussion range through issues such as paperwork, piracy, liability for defective containers, damage in transit, the CMR Convention, and the possible effects of the Rotterdam Rules. An indispensable resource for transport lawyers, industry professionals, academics and post-graduate students of maritime law.

Freight Forwarding and Multi Modal Transport Contracts

Author: David Glass
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317995821
Format: PDF
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Freight Forwarding and Multimodal Transport Contracts, 2nd Edition, is a comprehensive guide to the law in relation to contract forms and terms created by operators, trade associations or international bodies such as the UN and used as a basis for trading conditions by freight forwarders, logistics suppliers, combined or multimodal transport operators and container operators. This second edition examines the latest editions of contract forms and terms, both where their object is the supply or procurement of multimodal carriage, as well as where they are directed to the use of combined transport equipment (ie containers, swap bodies). Of particular prominence will be a detailed examination of the latest versions of conditions used by the principal UK forwarding, logistics, intermodal and container operators such as the British International Freight Association (BIFA) conditions 2005A and the current Freightliner Conditions as well as updates on many of the conditions in use and legal developments relevant to them, eg Road Haulage Association Conditions 2009, Maersk Conditions of Carriage, TT Club Conditions.

International Carriage of Goods by Road CMR

Author: Malcolm A. Clarke
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317915593
Format: PDF
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Now in its sixth edition, this key text provides a comprehensive analysis of the international carriage of goods by road under the provisions of the CMR Convention. The author offers unparalleled coverage of both English and European case law in a text that is praised for its accessible, user-friendly style. This new edition is fully updated with the very latest in case law both internationally and on a domestic level, including: New developments on the applicability of the CMR to multimodal transport, as per the Godafoss case The concept of the "wilful misconduct" in failure to guard the vehicle Thorough analysis of TNT Express Nederland BV v AXA Versicherung AG It also provides new coverage of the impact of e-commerce on road haulage. This book is an invaluable reference tool for transport practitioners with an international and domestic client base. It is also a useful guide for academics and students of the carriage of goods by road.

Marine Insurance Fraud

Author: Baris Soyer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317746236
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book provides a comprehensive and coherent legal analysis of the impact of fraud on the position of various parties to a marine insurance contract, as well as the cover provided by standard marine policies. The issues under discussion in this invaluable guide are also equally relevant in the context of non-marine insurance contracts.? Helpfully divided into two parts; the first part deals with the impact of fraud committed by parties to an insurance contract i.e. the assured, brokers and insurers.The second part analyses the extent to which standard marine policies cover the fraudulent and dishonest activity of third parties to an insurance contract. This book will be of huge practical assistant to practitioners specialising in marine insurance as well as insurance generally, and to professionals, academics and post-graduate students.

Multimodal Transport Law

Author: Marian Hoeks
Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.
ISBN: 9041132465
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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We only have to look around us on the road while we travel to work or home, or to use our eyes at a railway station to know that the transport of goods takes up a lot of the room our modern day infrastructures provide. Sometimes perhaps a little too much; nowadays congestion seems to be the rule rather than the exception. This is an uncomfortable side effect of the explosive growth freight transport has experienced the last few decades1. Modern day transport offers a considerable array of possibilities; possibilities that are for the most part taken for granted by the general public that enjoys their benefits. The average European would not be surprised to learn that the fruit on offer in the local supermarket originates from another continent for instance. The idea that most of the things we use in our daily routine stem from a distant source, such as a cell phone from Japan, a trendy pair of designer jeans made in China or a glass of Australian wine, seems completely natural to us. Clearly the contemporary transport industry offers us a lot of benefits besides such discomforts as congestion and pollution. In earlier times, before machinery such as the steam engine had been invented it was hardly cost effective or even feasible when it came to perishables to carry goods halfway around the world if they were not at least valuable and extraordinary2. The limitations set on trade by the transport structures available did more however than simply curtail the range of affordable products on offer for the public. They also had a negative effect on the location of the industry, limited transport possibilities and forced production to take place near or in heavily populated areas to secure the necessary workforce and market possibilities. After all, industrial decentralisation is only feasible if there is an infrastructure capable of supporting a cost effective movement of goods and employees3 ...

Die Dritthaftung von Klassifikationsgesellschaften

Author: Jürgen Basedow
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161484391
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English summary: Classification societies establish and apply technical standards in relation to the design, construction and supervision of ships. Their principal contracting partners are ship builders and ship owners. Increasingly, classification societies are being faced with damage claims initiated by members of the shipping industry with whom they have not established a contractual relationship. Under German law but in a comparative perspective, Jurgen Basedow and Wolfgang Wurmnest examine such third party claims. They focus in particular on how such claims are affected by limitation of liability clauses agreed upon between the classification society and its contracting partners. German description: Klassifikationsgesellschaften sind die technischen Uberwachungsorganisationen der Seeschiffahrt. In jungerer Zeit sind sie verstarkt Anspruchen Dritter ausgesetzt, mit denen sie keine Vertragsbeziehungen unterhalten. Diese Tendenz ist weltweit zu beobachten, wie aktuelle Falle vor englischen, neuseelandischen und US-amerikanischen Gerichten belegen. Dritte versuchen sich vor allem im Anschluss an Schiffskatastrophen, aber auch im Zuge von Schiffsverkaufen, an einer Klassifikationsgesellschaft schadlos zu halten. Jurgen Basedow und Wolfgang Wurmnest untersuchen, welche Anspruche solchen Dritten nach deutschem Recht gegen eine Klassifikationsgesellschaft zustehen und welche Bedeutung hierbei Haftungsbeschrankungen zukommt, die eine Klassifikationsgesellschaft mit ihren Vertragspartnern vereinbart. Somit steht die privatrechtliche Haftung von Klassifikationsgesellschaften im Mittelpunkt dieses Buches; ihre Haftung fur hoheitliches Handeln wird nur am Rande gestreift. Die Autoren arbeiten die Problematik rechtsvergleichend auf und beziehen dabei das australische, englische, franzosische, neuseelandische und US-amerikanische Recht ein. Die von ihnen vertretene Losung steht im Einklang mit dem fein austarierten System der Haftungsverteilung und -beschrankung des internationalen Seerechts, welches massgeblich durch volkerrechtliche Ubereinkommen gepragt wird.

Air Cargo Insurance

Author: Malcolm A. Clarke
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317645081
Format: PDF
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Approximately 40 per cent of value of international trade comes from goods carried by air, and the consequences of goods being damaged, destroyed or delayed can be serious, substantial, and perhaps unforeseen. This exciting new book is the only one on the market that deals exclusively with air cargo insurance, and will therefore, be a vital addition to the collection of any practitioner, professional or academic working in the field. Air Cargo Insurance analyses the model policies and standard terms and conditions on the London markets. The authors also provide readers with an invaluable perspective on cases in other jurisdictions, and the book discusses freight forwarders’ relations with airlines and addresses the possibility of recovery from third parties. This book, written by two of the leading experts in the field, provides invaluable guidance to practitioners, arbitrators and cargo-claims professionals. It will help to ensure that air cargo insurance contracts are better drafted and enforceable, as well as assisting in cases of disputed claims. Academics and postgraduate students specialising in the areas of in air and insurance law will also find this book extremely useful.