Understanding the CISG in the USA

a compact guide to the 1980 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods


Author: Joseph M. Lookofsky

Publisher: N.A


Category: Law

Page: 171

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More than 60 countries, accounting for more than two-thirds of all world trade, have ratified the Convention on Contracts For The International Sale of Goods (CISG). Through a comparison and contrast with domestic law, The authors explain the CISG in terms familiar to European jurists. Because the CISG treaty demands an international interpretation, The authors draw heavily upon a broad base of CISG decisions, arbitral awards and doctrine from around the world. This completely revised and expanded Second Edition includes an account of the most significant CISG decisions reported during recent years. Concrete examples are provided throughout. The English language text will help European jurists to better communicate about CISG problems across language barriers.

Uniform Law for International Sales under the 1980 United Nations Convention


Author: John O. Honnold

Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.

ISBN: 9041144498

Category: Law

Page: 748

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Now ratified by 73 countries from every geographical region, representing every stage of economic development and every major legal and economic system, the United Nations Convention on Contracts of the International Sales of Goods (CISG) has changed the way international sales contracts are drafted and resulting disputes settled. In the decade since the Third Edition of Professor John Honnold’s classic commentary, there has been vast growth in the number of decisions from tribunals around the world which have applied the CISG, an explosion of new scholarly analyses of the Convention, and remarkable developments in the research infrastructure that permits access to those materials. These developments have raised many new issues, and have deepened our understanding of (or, in some instances, effectively resolved) old ones. The remarkable progress of this epoch-making uniform international law calls for an updated edition of Professor Honnold’s treatise. This Fourth Edition retains the original’s incisive article-by-article commentary, as well as its insistence on how the parties’ duties and the corresponding remedies need to work together (‘like scissor-blades,’ to quote Professor Honnold’s vivid simile) and the many concrete examples that illustrate and test the Convention’s response to problems that arise in international trade. It deals definitively with the crucial aspects of sales contracts, including the following, taking fully into account the myriad variations among distinct legal systems: delivery of the goods and handing over of documents; conformity of the goods and third party claims; remedies for breach of contract by the seller; payment of the price; taking delivery; remedies for breach of contract by the buyer; anticipatory breach and instalment contracts; damages; interest; exemptions; effects of avoidance; and preservation of the goods conclusion ( formation) of contracts. In explicit recognition of Professor Honnold’s unique understanding of the Convention’s development and the issues that occupied those who drafted and finalized the text, the substantial new textual material incorporated into this new edition is set in bold italics, allowing the reader to distinguish the work of the editor from text preserved from earlier editions, and thus identifying the material that carries Professor Honnold’s special authority. Over three decades Professor Honnold’s almost intuitive grasp of the instrument has guided governments, tribunals, scholars and practitioners towards an enlightened international understanding of the treaty. This new edition provides tribunals, practitioners, and scholars with even more invaluable insights into the meaning of each article of the Convention. The hundreds of decisions cited, many of them dating from the last few years, will continue to influence the promotion of international sales contract uniformity, encourage the settlement of disputes, and help to reinforce consensus in the application of the Convention.

Kommentar zum UN-Kaufrecht

Übereinkommen der Vereinten Nationen über Verträge über den Internationalen Warenkauf (CISG)


Author: Heinrich Honsell

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3540723358

Category: Law

Page: 1232

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Das UN-Kaufrecht (engl.: United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, CISG) ist maßgeblich für den internationalen Warenkauf. Seit dem Erscheinen der 1. Auflage des Bandes im Jahr 1996 hat sich die Zahl der Vertragsstaaten von 45 auf 71 erhöht. Dies zeigt die wachsende Bedeutung des internationalen Abkommens. Der Band bietet eine übersichtliche, verständliche und fundierte Kommentierung des Wiener UN-Kaufrechts für Wissenschaft und Praxis – aus der Feder eines ausgewiesenen Expertenteams.

Internationales UN-Kaufrecht

ein Studien- und Erläuterungsbuch zum Übereinkommen der Vereinten Nationen über Verträge über den internationalen Warenkauf (CISG)


Author: Peter Schlechtriem

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

ISBN: 9783161492778

Category: Law

Page: 282

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English summary: In the new edition of this work, the author does a critical analysis of the interpretation and concretization of individual provisions and regulations in context, both of which are being dealt with in Germany and abroad on the basis of judicial decisions and new literature, and also takes a look at suggestions and approaches to the further development of the CISG. Access to the decisions he quotes in relation to the CISG is made easier by additional references to the www.CISG-online.ch database. German description: Es gelingt dem Verfasser auf relativ knappem Raum alle entscheidenden Strukturen und Problemstellungen in einer uberaus verstandlichen Darstellung anzusprechen, die Problemlage zu verdeutlichen und Auslegungsfragen recht intensiv zu klaren. Der Leitfaden ist sowohl fur Studenten als auch fur Praktiker bestens geeignet, sich diesem Bereich intensiv zu nahern und selbstredend auch Einzelfragen zu vertiefen. Ralf Hansen, www.duessellaw.deWer sich in handelsrechtlichen Fragestellungen besser auskennen mochte und seinen Beratungshorizont uber die Landesgrenzen hinaus erweitern mochte, wird in diesem Lehrbuch einen exzellenten Begleiter fur die entsprechenden Lernanstrengungen finden. Der Autor animiert den Leser durch seine verstandlichen Erlauterungen geradezu zur Mehrarbeit. Benjamin Krenberger, www.krenberger.de Rezensionen der 4. Auflage: Deutschen Studenten ist das Buch [...] uneingeschrankt zu empfehlen;kompakter und strukturierter kann der erste Zugriff auf dasUN-Kaufrecht kaum sein.Die ungekurzte Rezension von T. Lutzi finden Sie auf http: //fachschaft.de/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/schlechtriem-in

An International Restatement of Contract Law: The UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts

3rd Edition


Author: Michael Joachim Bonell

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 900419469X

Category: Law

Page: 708

View: 1891

The Unidroit Principles of International Contracts, first published in 1994, have met with extraordinary success in the legal and business community worldwide. Prepared by a group of eminent experts from all major legal systems of the world, they provide a comprehensive set of rules for international commercial contracts. This new edition of An International Restatement of Contract Law is the first comprehensive introduction to the Unidroit Principles 2004. In addition, it provides an extensive survey and analysis of the actual use of the Unidroit Principles in practice with special emphasis on the different ways in which they have been interpreted and applied by the courts and arbitral tribunals in the hundred or so cases reported worldwide. The book also contains the full text of the Preamble and the 180 articles of the Unidroit Principles 2004 in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian and Russian as well as the 1994 edition in Spanish.

Review of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).


Author: Cornell International Law Journal,Pace International Law Review,Cornell International Law Journal Staff

Publisher: N.A


Category: United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Page: 305

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This new yearbook is the first annual compendium of articles and materials covering all aspects of one of the most significant developments in the harmonization of worldwide trade law. Articles by leading scholars as well as experienced practitioners examine the implications for international commerce produced by the United Nations Convention on Contracts For The International Sale of Foods (CISG). Research on and awareness of this landmark Convention, now adopted by all major trading nations, Is essential for all legal scholars, students, and practitioners. The 1995 edition contains substantive articles, research articles, An extensive bibliography on current CISG case law, and book reviews. The Review of the Convention For The International Sale of Goods (CISG) will be an important resource for all legal collections.



Author: Michael Joachim Bonell,Centre for Comparative and Foreign Law Studies

Publisher: Transnational Pub Incorporated


Category: Law

Page: 3

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Conflict of laws

Page: N.A

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Author: Peter Schlechtriem,Ingeborg H. Schwenzer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783406575495

Category: Export sales contracts

Page: 1205

View: 6503

Festschrift für Peter Schlechtriem zum 70. Geburtstag


Author: Peter Schlechtriem,Ingeborg H. Schwenzer,Günter Hager

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

ISBN: 9783161479991

Category: Law

Page: 955

View: 4497

English summary: Peter Schlechtriem is one of the leading scholars in the fields of uniform law, comparative law and the law of obligations. It is therefore not surprising that a large number of authors contributed to this Festschrift on his 70th birthday. On comparative law in particular, prominent experts from twelve countries, among which are the U.S.A, New Zealand, Japan and parts of Europe, deal with fundamental legal issues which will have to be addressed in the 21st century. German description: Peter Schlechtriem gilt als einer der fuhrenden Wissenschaftler im Bereich des Einheitsrechts, der Rechtsvergleichung und des Obligationenrechts. Entsprechend international ist auch der Kreis der Autoren, die zu dieser Festschrift anlasslich seines 70. Geburtstages beigetragen haben. Die fuhrenden Vertreter insbesondere der Rechtsvergleichung aus zwolf verschiedenen Landern - von Europa uber USA und Neuseeland bis Japan - beschaftigen sich hier mit grundlegenden Rechtsfragen, die sich im 21. Jahrhundert stellen. Neben methodischen Problemen der Rechtsvergleichung und der Rechtsangleichung liegt der Schwerpunkt der Beitrage vor allem im Bereich des Einheitsrechts und des vergleichenden Obligationenrechts. Wirtschafts- und gesellschaftsrechtliche sowie sachenrechtliche Beitrage runden das Bild ab.

Gerechtigkeit für Igel


Author: Ronald Dworkin

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518780204

Category: Philosophy

Page: 813

View: 7646

»Der Fuchs weiß viele Dinge, aber der Igel weiß eine große Sache.« Der griechische Dichter Archilochos hat diesen Satz formuliert, Isaiah Berlin hat ihn mit seinem Tolstoi-Essay berühmt gemacht. Aber was ist diese »eine große Sache«? Ronald Dworkin liefert eine Antwort: Es sind Werte in all ihren Erscheinungsformen. Wenn wir verstehen wollen, was Wahrheit und Schönheit sind, was dem Leben Sinn verleiht, was die Moral fordert und die Gerechtigkeit verlangt, so müssen wir der Spur jener moralischen Einstellungen nachgehen, die menschliches Denken, Fühlen und Handeln durchdringen und zu einer Einheit formen. »Gerechtigkeit für Igel« ist eines jener Bücher, wie es sie in Zeiten der Füchse – der Spezialisten und Skeptiker – immer seltener gibt: eines, das aus einem einzigen Prinzip eine ganze Welt erklären und zugleich Orientierung geben möchte.