05/12 Statute of Frauds 1677 - A statute for the modern era?

Commodities in Focus briefing note

Guarantees of trading and shipping contracts by third party associates or affiliates are common, and often drafted in unsophisticated language either as an attachment to, or contained in, the main body of the agreement. Shipping and trading contracts are regularly negotiated rapidly and by electronic communication. The risk is all too often to the clear interpretation and enforceability of the contract. Download our briefing note to find out more.

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