A unique opportunity to expand your knowledge about the Bill of Lading, its major functions and its relationship with the charter party including the incorporation of charter party terms into the bill of lading. You will learn about the various representations in the bill of lading including the liabilities of the parties to the contract, both in contract and/or tort. The relationship between the bill of lading, charter party, sale contract and the letter of credit will be discussed with supporting authorities. The importance of the international regulations like the Hague, Hague-Visby rules and their impact will be discussed along with the duties and rights of the carrier and any exclusions and limitations to his liability. This four-day masterclass will further provide you with an opportunity to explore key clauses related to the rights and obligations of the parties to the contract of carriage. The process and practical solutions to litigious issues like correction, cancellation and switching of bills will be explained. These concepts and principles will be supported and discussed using relevant case laws and practical case studies.


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