Agenda of the seminar “Contracts Execution at a War Time”

Date: September 15, 2022, 11:00-13:00
Participation in the seminar is free

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11:00 –11:20 Ivan Kasynyuk, Partner at AGA Partners

Latest update on the Ukrainian commodities market

  • Operation of Ukrainian ports
  • Alternative performance
  • Perspectives of commodities export


11:20 – 12:10 Pavlo Lebediev, Associate at AGA Partners

Prevention of shipment, force majeure and war risk clauses in contracts: details matter!

  • How does the prevention of shipment clause operate?
  • How should force majeure and war risk clauses be invoked?
  • Do you have a right to cancel the contract?
  • What should you do if force majeure is wrongly invoked?
  • Do you have a right to claim damages?
  • What is the procedure for claiming damages?


12:00 – 13:00 Iryna Moroz, Partner at AGA Partners

Real-time case study on force majeure

  • Blockade of the Ukrainian sea ports
  • Impossibility to accept the cargo at the terminal under CPT/DAP contracts
  • Restrictions of railway transportation to the EU
  • Congestions at the Sulina channel
  • Recommendations on how the force majeure risks can be mitigated


Q&A session