Damages Under the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Author: Bruno Zeller
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195371864
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

Damages Under the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, Second Edition presents a practical and detailed analysis of the methods used to determine and calculate damages under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). Incorporating both worldwide judicial and arbitral decisions, Damages Under the CISG, Second Edition, is a unique and comprehensive guide to fully understanding this important area of law. It provides authoritative guidance on the differences that exist between uniform international instruments and domestic laws and offers comparative analysis of the calculation of damages under the civil and common law systems. The fault system and causation principle are compared with the foreseeability principle, one of the key considerations under Article 74 of the CISG. Where applicable to understanding damages issues, the UNIDROIT Principles and the Principles of European Contract Law are referenced in depth. These principles have been updated and the information revamped for the second edition, as well as additional information on fundamental breach of contract.

Review of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods CISG 2002 2003

Author: Michael Maggi
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9789041122766
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Law

Nations in all regions of the world today share a common international sales law, The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). The Convention was prepared by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and adopted by a diplomatic conference on 11 April 1980. Since then, the number of countries that have adopted the CISG account for over two-thirds of all world trade. The area of international sales law continues to grow as technology and development take us to a global economy. As such, the study of the CISG has become an integral component of this ever-growing area of international commercial law. The Review of the CISG is published once yearly and features articles written by prominent legal scholars in the field of international sale of goods from around the world. In addition to scholarly writings analyzing the various articles of the CISG, the book seeks to compile translations of recent decisions as well as commentaries of notable cases relating to the CISG. The Review of the CISG provides both a forum for legal discussion within the international legal community in the area of international sales law and as an authoritative source of reference for international scholars.

Review of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods CISG

Author: Pace International Law Review
Publisher: sellier. european law publ.
ISBN: 9783935808866
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Law

The Review of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is published yearly and features articles written by prominent legal scholars in the field of international sale of goods from around the world. In addition to scholarly writings analyzing the various articles of the CISG, the book compiles translations of recent decisions as well as commentaries of notable cases relating to the CISG. The book provides both a forum for legal discussion within the international legal community in the area of international sales law and as an authoritative source of reference for international scholars. This 2004-2005 volume includes articles such as: Claiming Damages in Export Trade on Recent Developments of Uniform Law; Article 74 of the United States Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods; Brown & Root Services v. Aerotech Herman Nelson: The Continuing Plight of the U.N. Sales Convention in Canada; and Causation in Damages: The Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts, the Principles of European Contract Law.

Uniform Law for International Sales Under the 1980 United Nations Convention

Author: John Honnold
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9789041127532
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

În 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 UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Author: Clayton P. Gillette
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107149625
Release Date: 2016-04-29
Genre: Law

Updated and expanded for the second edition, this volume provides attorneys, academics and students with a detailed yet accessible overview of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). Adopted by more than eighty nations and governing a significant portion of international sales, the CISG regulates contract formation, performance, risk of loss, conformity to contractual requirements and remedies for breach. This volume explains the CISG doctrines and their ambiguities, and appraises the extent to which the doctrines reduce transaction costs for commercial actors. Its topic-based approach will be ideal for those pursuing academic analysis or subject-specific research.

Practitioner s Guide to the CISG

Author: Camilla Baasch Andersen
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781933833378
Release Date: 2010-11-01
Genre: Reference

With the growing complexity of international trade, practitioners in commercial law increasingly need access to scholarly sources and foreign case law. A goal of the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods (CISG) has been the standard of a “global jurisconsultorium,” where judges and arbitrators would share resources and consult what has been done in foreign jurisdictions. However, without the prior work of material-collecting, proper translation into English, and organization of the resulting abundance of material, compliance with this goal would be impossible. The Practitioner’s Guide to the CISG is a direct answer to that need and a decisive step toward fulfilling that goal. Written by three scholars from six different countries, the book represents the best analyses of CISG cases available anywhere. The chapters that follow provide legal counsel with easy, organized access to key, legal case abstracts drawn from multiple jurisdictions and valuable, summary comments on each article of the CISG.

UN Law on International Sales

Author: Peter Schlechtriem
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 354049992X
Release Date: 2008-10-17
Genre: Law

This book describes and analyses the rules and provisions of the United Nation Convention on the International Sale of Goods of 1980 - CISG-. The authors explain the details of the CISG’s text, report the essence of the scholarly discussions of its issues, and, in particular, present numerous cases decided by courts and arbitration tribunals both as illustrations of problems arising under the CISG and as case law interpreting the Convention. The book is mainly intended to be used in teaching, but it can also help practitioners to understand the structure and basic solutions of sales law issues encoded in the CISG.

The Law of Damages in International Sales

Author: Djakhongir Saidov
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781847314598
Release Date: 2008-09-17
Genre: Law

The book aims to explore the remedy of damages in international sales transactions. Its focus is on the international contract law instruments such as the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts, and the Principles of European Contract Law. The issues addressed in the book include: the basis for the right to claim damages, definition and purpose of damages, the idea of limiting damages, principles underlying the award of damages, classification of losses and heads of recoverable losses, causation, foreseeability, mitigation, standards of proving losses and methods of calculating and determining the amount of damages. The book draws on the experience of some major legal systems in dealing with contract damages as well as on the body of cases and scholarly writings on the international instruments. In doing so, the book attempts to provide a justification for the existing rules on damages, highlights the problems in their interpretation and application, and proposes solutions to the existing problems in the light of relevant policies and goals pursued by the international instruments. The work will be of interest to practitioners involved in international commercial transactions, scholars and students interested in international commercial and comparative contract law.

Damages for Non Material Losses in the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Author: Mercedes Stephanie Chiabotti
Publisher:
ISBN: OCLC:950985298
Release Date: 2015
Genre:

Non-material assets, such as reputation, chance and emotional distress, have increasingly been considered to be more significant in commerce. The injury to such assets can have wide reaching effects. Nevertheless the recoverability of non-material losses has been difficult in international contract law. This thesis will be examining the law of damages of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, with regards to the possible means in receiving compensation for such losses. A comparative analysis of French, German and US law has been made in order to assess how in future non-material losses should be treated under the CISG. It has been concluded that, while a compensation of non-material losses is very desirable, the nature of the CISG makes this difficult. The works of the Advisory Council are of great importance as they have contributed to the target, to create a convention with uniform applicability. According to recent interpretation of the Convention, loss of reputation and lost chances can be recoverable in limited circumstances. But it is concluded that a wider approach could benefit business enterprises significantly.

Contract Damages

Author: Djakhongir Saidov
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781847317117
Release Date: 2008-05-30
Genre: Law

This book is a collection of essays examining the remedy of contract damages in the common law and under the international contract law instruments such as the Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods and the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts. The essays, written by leading experts in the area, raise important and topical issues relating to the law of contract damages from both theoretical and practical perspectives. The book aims to inform readers of current developments, problems, trends and debates surrounding contract damages and reflects an ongoing dialogue on damages among representatives of common law, civil law, mixed and trans-national legal systems. The general issues addressed in the collection include the purpose and scope of damages, the measures of damages, recoverability of losses, methods of limiting damages and the assessment of damages. A special emphasis is placed on the examination of the role of gain-based damages, the meaning and definition of loss, the recoverability of damages for injury to business reputation, the recoverability of legal fees, the rules of mitigation and foreseeability, the dilemma between the 'abstract' and 'concrete' approaches to the calculation of damagesand the relationship between changes in monetary value and the assessment of damages.

The CISG

Author: Peter Huber
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783866537286
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Law

"... there is a lack of a clear and simple exposition of the CISG for students and practitioners. That is the role of the current book, which it fills admirably. All of the issues that have been raised in the cases and the literature are considered, but without excessive detail. This is a book that will do much to make the CISG an easily understandable text for all users, student and pracitioner alike." Preface by Professor Eric E. Bergsten

Review of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods CISG

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 9041122761
Release Date: 2002
Genre: United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Nations in all regions of the world today share a common international sales law, The United Nations Convention on Contracts For The International Sale of Goods (CISG). The Convention was prepared by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and adopted by a diplomatic conference on 11 April 1980. Since then, The number of countries that have adopted the CISG account for over two-thirds of all world trade. The area of international sales law continues to grow as technology and development take us to a global economy. As such, The study of the CISG has become an integral component of this ever-growing area of international commercial law. The Pace International Law Review edits the Review of the Convention on Contracts For The International Sale of Goods (CISG), a book published by Kluwer Law International. The Review of the CISG is published once yearly and features articles written by prominent legal scholars in the field of international sale of goods from around the world. In addition to scholarly writings analyzing the various articles of the CISG, The book seeks to compile translations of recent decisions as well as commentaries of notable cases relating To The CISG. The Review of the CISG provides both a forum for legal discussion within the international legal community in the area of international sales law and as an authoritative source of reference for international scholars.

Global Sales and Contract Law

Author: Ingeborg Schwenzer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199572984
Release Date: 2012-01-26
Genre: Law

Although the 1980 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is one of the most successful international conventions to date, it remains the case that those involved in the international sale of goods must refer to a multitude of laws. Indeed the CISG itself does not cover all issues relating to international sales contracts, so it must necessarily be supplemented by domestic law. Global Sales and Contract Law provides a truly comparative analysis of domestic laws in over sixty countries so as to deliver a global view of domestic and international sales law. The book reports on the real practice of sales law, taking into account present day problems. Complex questions on the obligations under a sales contract, the ways in which these are established, as well as the remedies following the breach of obligations, are all discussed. By addressing regional uniform projects, like OHADA, and comparing differences in domestic legal approach where the CISG would not apply, the work goes beyond existing commentaries which tend to focus only on the CISG. The analysis has been based on an unprecedented survey drawn from the world's top fifty companies as well as international traders, lawyers advising international traders, arbitral institutions, arbitrators, and law schools. This work encompasses all aspects of a sale of goods transaction and takes a wide view of sale by including general contract law. The book gives practitioners invaluable insight into judicial trends and possible solutions in different legal systems, whether preparing for litigation or drafting an international contract. Global Sales and Contract Law is the most comprehensive and thorough compilation of legal analysis in the field of the sale of goods and is a reliable source for any practitioner dealing in international commerce.