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JUL 2020 NEWS Aluko & Oyebode


In this webinar, we focused on Nigerian and English law issues arising in the commodities and shipping industries as a result of COVID-19 and Oil Price Disruption. This webinar was jointly presented by Aluko & Oyebode and Reed Smith. Topics include amongst others:

  • Force majeure under sale contracts and charterparties;
  • Negative oil prices and re-pricing mechanisms in sale contracts;
  • Credit-related events of default, including insolvency;
  • Statutory remedies for unpaid sellers of commodities; and
  • Managing counterparties in financial distress.

Webinar Details

Theme: Navigating the “New Normal” in Shipping and Commodities: Nigerian and English Law Perspectives

Date: Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Time: 12:00pm


Gbenga Oyebode – Chairman, Aluko & Oyebode
Mark Mordi –  Partner, Aluko & Oyebode
Oghogho Makinde – Partner, Aluko & Oyebode
Elizabeth Farrell – Partner, Reed Smith LLP
Reginald Udom – Partner, Aluko & Oyebode
Thor Maalouf – Counsel, Reed Smith LLP