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Gafta to Amend its Arbitration Rules
The Grain and Feed Trade Association (Gafta) has amended its arbitration rules No. 125. The changes are minor and mainly related to the conduct of oral hearings by the Tribunal or the Board of Appeal. The general position under rule 1.3 is that the oral hearings (if any) shall take place in London (specific location […]
GAFTA Appeal Board rules in favor of Fortior’s client in an instalment deliveries dispute
The Seller, Fortior’s client, was selling Ukrainian wheat on DAP terms to the Buyer. The contract incorporated the Gafta 78 proforma, was governed by English law and provided for arbitration under Gafta 125 Rules. Clause 2 of Gafta 78 provides: “Each consignment in whole or part fulfilment of this contract to be considered a separate […]