ISF’s trade rules bring clarity and consistency to contractual relations between buyers and sellers of seed for sowing purposes.
ISF’s procedure rules for mediation, conciliation and/or arbitration help resolve disputes on trade and intellectual property issues.
ISF has adopted arbitration procedure rules tailored to the technical and legal aspects of essential derivation in plant breeding.
ISF encourages companies to insure themselves against liability claims for damage arising from non-performance of seed through an Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance scheme.
Rules and usages for trade
ISF Rules and Usages for Trade in Seed for Sowing Purposes aim to clarify and standardize contractual relations between buyers and sellers. The rules are reviewed at regular intervals. The latest version came into effect on 1 July 2016.