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International Commercial Law

German Supreme Court awards damages for lawsuit without jurisdiction

German Supreme Court awards damages for lawsuit without jurisdiction

International trade offers not only many opportunities, but also some risks. One of these risks is t...

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

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. ...

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Port congestion can lead to force majeure under German law

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

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

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

INCOTERMS: What they mean

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

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Agreement on place of jurisdiction for commercial contracts

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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