Is The Ship's Rail Really Significant?

Hemmings, Reannon and Zeller, Bruno (2005) Is The Ship's Rail Really Significant? Nordic Journal of Commercial Law, 2 (2). 2 -10. ISSN 1459-9686


This paper will compare the operation of FOB and FCA, two frequently used International Commercial Terms. The question of risk transfer from seller to buyer is used to demonstrate the significance of the "ship's rail", and the consequences of choosing the wrong term.

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Subjects Historical > RFCD Classification > 350000 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Historical > FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Law
Keywords FOB, free on board, FCA, free carrier, international commerce, international trade, risk transfer, ship's rail
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