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January 30, 2018

A precedent ruling by the Israeli Supreme Court in Jerusalem in respect of “Himalaya clause”

In January 25th, 2018 a precedent decision was rendered by the Israeli Supreme Court, according to which a foreign jurisdiction clause in a bill of lading […]
April 25, 2017

A glance on the Israeli Freight Forwarding Market 2008

* By Roy Gilad, Adv. (Grossman Singer Gilad & Co. Law Firm) and Mr. Barry Pintow Background The freight forwarding sector in Israel is organized under […]
April 25, 2017

Limits of custom agents liability towards the customer

In a recent ruling, the Court has determined that the customs agent and international freight forwarder cannot and are not obligated to warn the customer of […]
April 25, 2017

Contractual framework for International Freight Forwarding Services

On January 1th, 2009 the Israeli Federation of Forwarders and Customs Clearing Agents and the Israel Shippers’ Council have signed a joint contractual framework for freight […]
April 25, 2017

Liability of international freight forwarders- Principles for imposion of liability and ways of minimizing damages

Preface What are the limits of liability for international freight forwarders? What is the exposure and what are the risks a freight forwarder takes upon itself […]
April 25, 2017

The ruling of the Israeli Court of Uniform Contract in respect to FIATA Model Rules and FBL

Please find below a translation of a judgment given by The Israeli Court of uniform Contracts in connection to the Israeli forwarders´ request to approve FIATA […]
April 25, 2017

The Shipment Did Not Arrive in Israel – The Claim Against the International Forwarder Was Dismissed

The non-arrival or late arrival of a shipment or a damaged shipment will ordinarily give rise to a legal claim against the various elements in the […]
April 25, 2017

The Rotterdam Rules 2009 – From the Perspective of Israeli Forwarders

A few months ago the UN General Assembly adopted a new international convention relating to carriage by sea called the “Convention on Contracts for the International […]
April 25, 2017

Ground Breaking Judgment in Israel– The International Forwarder is Entitled to the Defences of an Air Carrier Including a Shortened Limitation Period

A ground breaking judgment has held that an international forwarder, represented by Adv. Roy Gilad of the law firm Grossman, Zinger, Gilad & Co., is entitled […]