Online – 27 & 28 January 2021

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With over 2,500 Licensed Users worldwide, SCoTA is recognised as the contract of choice for the trade of seaborne thermal and metallurgical coal.

Our series of SCoTA training sessions bring you an in-depth briefing on the practicalities of trading standardised coal.

Course Synopsis

The course includes a full examination of SCoTA and its components as well as interactive case studies and group-based exercises.

  • Learn from the experts, Our world class faculty comprises leading SCoTA and contract law specialists
  • In-depth analysis. Participate in a detailed analysis of each SCoTA clause and the RSSs
  • Practical know-how. Opportunity to put the theory into practice, during the real-life case studies module
  • Share ideas and experiences. Unique opportunity to ask questions, and learn from your industry peers
  • All from the comfort of your own home work space
  • Two sessions scheduled over two days; day one - four hours and day two - three hours

Teaching Faculty

Each course includes a contingent of teachers from both legal sector and the industry.

Martin Abbott


Andrew Goldsmith

General Counsel

Philip Shawcross

Met Coal Manager

Peter Bennett

Stephenson Harwood

Emma Skakle

Stephenson Harwood

I found the course very helpful in understanding some key fundamentals in preparing and executing coal sale agreements under the SCoTA model. Thank you for facilitating the interactive session and providing your expert knowledge in these

– 2020 Online Course Participant

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Who should attend?

From power utilities, coal consuming industries, integrated steel mills, coke producers, trading houses, financial institutions and all other stakeholders in the thermal and met coal supply chain:

  • Procurement Managers
  • Traders
  • Operations Managers
  • Logistics Managers
  • Contract Managers
  • Legal Officers

All participants will receive a certificate attesting their completion of the SCoTA Crash Course.

Venue Location

globalCOAL Zoom Room