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International Commercial Law

Embargo/Sanctions – does it lead to force majeure under German law?

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Embargo/Sanctions – does it lead to force majeure under German law?

If an embargo is imposed or sanctions are introduced, trade with a state can be severely disrupted. ...

Reading time: 5 Min.

Port congestion can lead to force majeure under German law

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Port congestion can lead to force majeure under German law

Port congestion does not occur very often, but once it does occur, the impact is often significant....

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Caution with jurisdiction clauses in small print conditions

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Caution with jurisdiction clauses in small print conditions

The Higher Regional Court of Hamburg has clarified that there is no effective court of jurisdiction ...

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Incoterms 2020

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Incoterms 2020

A new version of the Incoterms, the Incoterms 2020, will probably enter into force on January 1, 202...

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INCOTERMS: What they mean

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INCOTERMS: What they mean

You may have wondered why everyone should know Incoterms. The answer is simple: these trade clauses ...

Reading time: 13 Min.

Agreement on place of jurisdiction for commercial contracts

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Agreement on place of jurisdiction for commercial contracts

In the case of international commercial contracts, there is usually an agreement on the place of jur...

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