11/11 Commodities in Focus Briefing

In this Commodities in Focus Briefing we highlight two recent developments of interest to those in the Commodities sector:

  • SCoTA Version 8 Highlights
    We provide here a brief overview of the changes in the latest version 8 of the SCoTA contract from the previous version 7e.
  • Thai Mapern Trading Co Ltd v Louis Dreyfus Commodities Asia Pte Ltd [2011] EWHC 2494
    This case deals with the topical issue of the impact of breaches of provisions as to time and correspondingly, the validity of notices of ETA. It also looks at what may constitute repudiatory breach by a seller who is not ready to load cargo where a vessel has arrived earlier than expected.

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