International contracts

International contracts guidance:

The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the revised Draft Withdrawal Agreement dated 17 October 2019. In the interim, for further general guidance on...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the revised Draft Withdrawal Agreement dated 17 October 2019. In the interim, for further general guidance on...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the revised Draft Withdrawal Agreement dated 17 October 2019. In the interim, for further general guidance on...

Practice Note

STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the revised Draft Withdrawal Agreement dated 17 October 2019. In the interim, for further general guidance on...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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This Practice Note explains how contract claims are dealt with under Article 7(1) of Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, Brussels I (recast). It considers the connecting factors...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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This Practice Note considers the impact on arbitration of the provisions within Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, Brussels I (recast) found in Article 1(2)(d) and recital 12....

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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Standby letters of credit are a type of letter of credit. The common feature of all letters of credit is an undertaking by a bank to pay the beneficiary of the letter of...

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This guide sets out the requirements for the formation of contracts in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the...

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With thanks to other contributors from Shearman & Sterling LLP offices in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, Rome and Tokyo, and for...

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This Practice Note describes the purpose and functions of sea carriage documents with reference to the delivery of cargo, in particular it examines a bill of lading and...

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This guide sets out how e-signatures are used in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of whether e-signatures are used and in...

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Key issue The exit of one or more Member States ('exiting state') from the Eurozone is no longer a theoretical possibility. Greece, in particular, risked exiting the...

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This guide sets out the requirements for executing simple contracts in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the execution...

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This guide sets out the requirements for executing deeds in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the execution formalities...

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Corporate criminal liability for bribery—section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010 This offence can only be committed by relevant commercial organisations (RCOs), not...

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Guarantees are typically used in banking transactions as a form of collateral for a debt. In such circumstances, they are a contractual arrangement where one party (the...

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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has developed standard rules and guidance to govern letters of credit. The key publications for commercial letters of credit...

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The ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing SA, 38 Cours Albert...

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The ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing SA, 38 Cours Albert...

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The ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing SA, 38 Cours Albert...

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The ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing SA, 38 Cours Albert...

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The ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing SA, 38 Cours Albert...

Practice Note

The ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing SA, 38 Cours Albert...

Practice Note

The ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing SA, 38 Cours Albert...

Practice Note

The ICC publications are produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. These and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing SA, 38 Cours Albert...

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