Two Half-Day Training Courses
SESSION A: PRECIOUS METALS
SESSION B: SHIPPING & TRADING

31 March 2020, 10:30-12.30 / 14:00 -18:00

Venue: Centro Cadro Panoramica, Via Dassone 4, 6965 Cadro (Lugano)

In collaboration with:

SESSION A – Sarah Taylor, Partner, HFW

10.00-10.30 Welcome coffee

10.30 -12.30 PRECIOUS METALS: an overview of lease, sale & purchase, tolling and storage contracts – issues to watch out for

12.30-14.00 LUNCH (included in the course fee)

SESSION B

14.00 – 18.00 Shipping and Trading: review of shipping, trading, commercial and corporate issues

Session One – legal update

  1. Incoterms 2020: Evolution not revolution?
    Sarah Hunt, Partner, HFW
  2. IMO 2020: Where are we currently?
    Caroline West, Associate, HFW
  3. Electronic Bills of Lading
    Michael Buisset, Partner, HFW

Session Two

Offtake Agreements – how they work and key drafting issues. Sarah Taylor, Partner, HFW

16.00 COFFEE BREAK

Session Three

Charterparty and Sale Contract Issues

  1. Metals: how to protect yourself in sale contracts
    Sarah Hunt, Partner, HFW
  2. Force Majeure and Coronavirus
    Caroline West, Associate, HFW
  3. The M/V Santa Isabella – cargo deterioration mid-voyage and unloading consequences
    Patrick Myers, Associate, HFW
  4. The Caravos Liberty – the non-payment of hire and vessel withdrawal
    Caroline West, Associate, HFW
  5. BIMCO’s updated law and arbitration clause (May 2020)
    Patrick Myers, Associate, HFW

Session Four

Getting the Green Light for Sustainable Finance: how can borrowers in the commodities sector ensure they don’t miss out on funding from green loans and sustainability linked lending?
Jason Marett, Associate, HFW

On-line registration by 24 March:

Course fee

LCTA Members

Full day: CHF 300.00 (second participant of the same company: CHF 200.00)

Half-day: CHF 200.00 (second participant of the same company: CHF 150.00)

Non LCTA Members

Full day: CHF 500.00 (second participant of the same company: CHF 400.00)

Half-day: CHF 300.00 (second participant of the same company: CHF 250.00)

If you would like to register only for half-day or a second participant, please contact our Secretariat: info@lcta.ch / 091 911 51 15