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In very brief terms the issue in dispute was whether or not the buyer had effectively made payment to the seller under the terms of the contract between them. Under a contract prepared by an intermediary broker, A agreed to sell and K agreed to buy a consignment of sunflower meal, FOB. The contract incorporated Gafta Form The requisite document in this instance was the commercial invoice. The consignment was loaded onto a vessel and this constituted good delivery. K did not receive that email, but received an email which appeared to come from the broker and which directed payment to a different destination account at Citibank in London.

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In very brief terms the issue in dispute was whether or not the buyer had effectively made payment to the seller under the terms of the contract between them. Under a contract prepared by an intermediary broker, A agreed to sell and K agreed to buy a consignment of sunflower meal, FOB. The contract incorporated Gafta Form The requisite document in this instance was the commercial invoice.

The consignment was loaded onto a vessel and this constituted good delivery. K did not receive that email, but received an email which appeared to come from the broker and which directed payment to a different destination account at Citibank in London. K gave instructions to its bank to make payment through Citibank New York to the London branch of Citibank. By reason of Clause 18 of Gafta , the emails to the broker constituted good notice under the contract; and.

A had nominated its correct bank account in its email to. A had satisfied its obligations by delivering the consignment and was entitled to receive the full invoice price in cash equivalent into its nominated bank account. There had been a serious irregularity on the part of the Board by holding that the broker was the agent for K as this point had not been advanced by A before the Board and K had not therefore been afforded an opportunity to address that point.

It is commercially impossible to transfer funds to a bank without identifying the beneficiary and the destination account. The requirement to make payment was not satisfied by merely sending the payment to the nominated bank. The appeal under section 69 was dismissed. A had not relied on clause 18 in the arbitration and K was therefore not given an opportunity to address the point before the Board. This was a serious irregularity.

The court used section 68 to remit the matter to the Board to reconsider its reliance on clause 18 of Gafta The courts of England and Wales are very pro-arbitration and will be slow to overturn an Award of a Tribunal. The hurdle to clear for a successful appeal under section 69 of the Arbitration Act is very high and rarely achieved. The moral of the story for businesses is, have in place a security protocol before making a payment by bank transfer. At the very least call the payee to confirm bank details before processing the payment.

Fraud is rife unfortunately, and increasingly fraudsters are hacking email accounts and causing payments to be made to fraudulent bank accounts. Partner Disputes LinkedIn. Successful challenges to arbitral awards are rare. First published by Gaftaworld, July What was it about? A Gafta Board of Appeal found that: a. By reason of Clause 18 of Gafta , the emails to the broker constituted good notice under the contract; and c.

A had nominated its correct bank account in its email to the broker; and d. Conclusion The courts of England and Wales are very pro-arbitration and will be slow to overturn an Award of a Tribunal. John Abbott. Related Expertise. International Disputes. Intellectual Property Disputes. Real Estate Disputes. Secondary buyouts advising the management team.

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Arbitration Act , Arbitration proceedings , Challenges to awards , Court intervention , Cybersecurity. The Court concluded that the Board may have reached a different view if K had had an opportunity to address the argument, and remitted the Award back to the Tribunal. After discovery of the fraud, a payment shortfall arose out of complications in the eventual payment of the purchase price to A. A sought to recover the shortfall in the arbitration. The case shows the importance of understanding where the risk passes under a contract for fraud or hacking of the type which can interfere with performance by the parties of their contractual obligations. The parties contracted for the delivery by A of meal to K under GAFTA Form the Contract After A loaded the goods onto a vessel which it was agreed constituted good delivery , A sent to V two emails attaching an invoice and a corrected invoice with a new date, each stating the correct contract price and providing bank account details for payment the correct A account.

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Please contact customerservices lexology. A common question which arises in day to day commodity trading is whether a buyer can reject goods which do not meet the specifications set out in the contract. This blog discusses the factors which commonly come into play in determining that question. In determining whether a buyer can reject goods which do not meet the contract specification the starting point will always be the terms of the contract. In particular the contract terms may:. The first step in any analysis of a breach of specification claim is to determine whether the aspects of the specification with which the goods do not comply can be said to be not only an aspect of quality but also description.

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In the case underlying the decision of R. Feed Factors International Ltd. In addition, the parties also agreed on their own provisions that should take precedence over the GAFTA conditions. While the goods were still being loaded, the buyer had a sample taken by his own expert and found that the goods were outside the specifications. The buyer then sent a sample to Salamon and Seaber for a second analysis.

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