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The International Sale of Goods Revisited - Petar Sarcevic

The International Sale of Goods Revisited

By: Petar Sarcevic (Editor), P. Volken (Editor)

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Published: June 2001
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The contributors to this volume, well-known experts from Europe and the US, analyze various issues relating to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). With its current global network of 58 Contracting States, the CISG is widely applied in practice today. To make the growing case law on this subject matter readily accessible, the UNCITRAL Secretariat in Vienna has set up a reporting system for national court decisions relating to the CISG. The extensive documentation already collected there and elsewhere will surely have a lasting impact on the ongoing scholarly debate on this topic. The present book is intended to contribute to this debate by addressing controversial issues relating to the interpretation and application of some important provisions of the new sales law. In addition, several authors also deal with the development of international principles of contract law, such as the Principles of European Contract Law, the UNIDROIT Principles and the lex mercatoria . In view of the increasing number of such rules, a discussion of the CISG would be incomplete without taking account of the relationship of the Convention to these principles as well.

Foreword
Abbreviations
Contributors
Force Majeure and the CISGp. 1
Remedies Under the CISG and Limits to their Uniform Characterp. 35
The Sales Convention in Courts: Uniformity, Adaptability and Adoptabilityp. 77
The UK Sale of Goods Act, the CISG and the UNIDROIT Principlesp. 115
Salient Features of the Principles of European Contract Lawp. 157
Terms of Co-Existence: The CISG and the UNIDROIT Principlesp. 203
Lex Mercatoria and the CISG: The Global Law Merchantp. 241
Indexp. 259
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ISBN: 9789041116154
ISBN-10: 904111615X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: June 2001
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.59