This book is in the Principles of Export Guidebooks series published in association with the Institute of Export. Each book covers a core area in the Institute's internationally renowned membership qualification.Principles of Law Relating to Overseas Trade is based on the "International Trade Law" module of the syllabus of the Institute of Export. It provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the key areas of law that apply in international business.Using a logical structure in order that the non-specialist can easily understand the key concepts, the book covers the core areas of:* Principles of contract law and private international law* Agency, sales of goods, competition law* Legal aspects of the finance of exports and export insurance* Carriage of goods by air, sea and roadWide use of cases and examples makes a difficult, but nonetheless vital, aspect of international business clear to those taking professional examinations in the field, executives in export driven businesses, and the general business reader.
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List of Figures and Specimens.
Series Editor's Introduction.
About The Institute of Export Examinations.
Part I: Principles of the Law of Contract: .
1. Elements of Contract.
2. Terms of a Contract.
5. Remedies for Breach of Contract.
6. Discharge of Contract.
8. Law Governing a Contract.
Part II: Agency Law:.
10. Exemption Clauses.
Part III: Sale of Goods Act 1979:.
11. Sale of Goods.
12. Right of Disposal (Romalpa Clauses).
13. Seller's and Buyer's Remedies.
14. Introduction of CIF and FOB Sales.
Part IV: Competition Law:.
15. Restrictive Trade Practices.
16. Free Movement of Goods in the European Community.
Part V: Legal Aspects of the Finance of Exports: .
17. The Law Relating to Export Finance.
18. Letters of Credit.
Part VI: Export Insurance:.
19. Marine Insurance.
20. General Average.
21. Institute Cargo Clauses.
Part VII: Legal Aspects of Carriage by Sea, Air and
22. Carriage of Goods by Sea.
23. Carriage of Goods by Air.
24. Carriage of Goods by Road.