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Force majeure in the international commercial practice

In international commercial contracts it is common for the parties to include a force majeure clause.  Although the definition of force majeure varies in different jurisdictions, it is possible to deduce a general notion of force majeure in the international practice from the examination of Art. 7.1.7 of the UNIDROIT Principles, Art. 79 of the […]
  • Posted by Gabriele Zabbatino
  • On 21 June 2021
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CONTAINER DEMURRAGE AND DETENTION UNDER ITALIAN LAW

Container demurrage and detention can be defined as the sum payable to the carrier on account failing to redeliver the containers – emptied and cleaned – within the agreed free time period. Specifically, the term demurrage refers to the charge to be paid for the use of the container within the terminal, whilst the term detention refers […]
  • Posted by Lorenzo Macchi
  • On 13 April 2021
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