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Tag Archives: UNCITRAL

Rotterdam Signatories hit 21

Almost exactly a month after the initial signing ceremony, with the signature of Niger obtained 22 October, the number of signatories to the Convention now stands at 21. It is important to recall that ratification, not signature, is what counts: … Continue reading

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Rotterdam Rules (I): Where we are, and how we got here

The “Rotterdam Rules” is the informal name for the “Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea”, named for the city at which the signing ceremony will be held in September 2009. Negotiated through … Continue reading

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UNCITRAL Convention Sets Sail

Vienna: Today the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) adopted the draft convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea – commonly referred to as the “UNCITRAL Convention”. The draft convention … Continue reading

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