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Lecture of Mindaugas Šimkūnas “Protection of Carriers and Freight Forwarders Rights in Road Transport”

2017-12-05
Lecture of Mindaugas Šimkūnas “Protection of Carriers and Freight Forwarders Rights in Road Transport”
“Read carefully, after which you sign. This protects your company and business from losses and other unexpected things” said Mindaugas Šimkūnas at his lecture to VGTU students.

29 November 2017 lawyer Mindaugas Šimkūnas was invited by lecturer Rimvydas Labanauskis to the Department of Logistics and Transport Management to give an open lecture to students of Transport Engineering Economics and Logistics study programme.

In his lecture the named “Protection of Carriers and Freight Forwarders Rights in Road Transport” the guest discussed many contractual legal aspects in transport area such as the conditions of carriage and forwarding agreements, the rights and obligations of carriers and shippers for loading and unloading cargo. The lecture discussed the imperative of the CMR Convention, the limits of the carrier's liability, the special risk factors for the carrier's liability, and the limitation periods, also the differences between the status of the carrier, freight forwarder, multimodal carrier, and many more.

The speaker has shared with students his experience in the field of transport law and answered to students questions.

Mindaugas Šimkūnas is a Managing Partner and Lawyer at the Law Office VERUM, which the main area of practice is transport law. Also, Arbitrator of the Lithuanian Court of Arbitration and Board member of the Lithuanian National Association of Forwarders and Logistics.
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