REPORT ON THE LEGAL STATUS OF ELECTRONIC BILLS OF LADING

Law firm Clyde & Co has published a report, in conjunction with the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Banking Commission, on the legal status of electronic bills of lading.  The report considers whether the law in this area reflects the technological change that is rapidly occurring in the international trade sector.  The survey covers the following 10 jurisdictions:  UK (English law), USA (NY law), Germany, Netherlands, UAE, China, Singapore, Brazil, India and Russia.  The report sets out the relevant issues and the results of the survey.

The report is available at –

https://www.clydeco.com/uploads/Files/The_Legal_Status_of_E-bills_of_Lading_-_ICC_and_Clyde_Co.pdf

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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