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.

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.

Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Author: Franco Ferrari
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9789004201699
Release Date: 2011-12-23
Genre: Law

Contracts for the International Sale of Goods provides an examination of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). Extensively referenced, the volume focuses on the exact determination of the CISG’s sphere of application; both the non-conformity of delivered goods and the notice of non-conformity; and the determination of the rate of interest on sums in arrears.

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

Author: Pace International Law Review
Publisher: sellier. european law publ.
ISBN: 9783866530164
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Law

The Review of the of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is published annually and features articles written by prominent legal scholars in the field of international sale of goods from around the world. In addition to the 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 a forum for legal discussion within the international legal community in the area of international sales law and is an authoritative source of reference for international scholars. This 2005-2006 volume includes the following articles: -- How the Fact of Accepting Good Faith as a General Principle of the CISG Will Bring More Uniformity -- Defective Performance in Contracts for International Sale of Goods: A Comparative Analysis Between the Brazilian Law and the 1980 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods -- Canadian Jurisprudence and the Uniform Application of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods -- Good Faith in the CISG: The Interpretation Problems of Article 7

Overview of International CISG Sales Law

Author: Roald Martinussen
Publisher: Booksurge Llc
ISBN: 1419644483
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Fiction

Sales law and contract law made simple. A short and readable book for practioners and students of law, contracts, business administration, commerce and economics, and for anyone in need of an introduction to contract law and sales law. The Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is the present international sales law. It is one of the most important conventions of our time.

Non conformity in the 1980 UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Author: Sonja Kruisinga
Publisher: Intersentia nv
ISBN: 9789050953634
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Law

The 1980 UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) unifies the law governing the rights and obligations arising from a contract for the international sale of goods for the seller and the buyer. The CISG entered into force on 1 January 1988. The current number of 62 contracting States, representing two thirds of the world trade, shows the relevance of this Convention. Moreover, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has published a model for an international sales contract that presupposes the application of the Convention. Since no supranational court exists to safeguard a uniform interpretation of its provisions, the case law from different states on the basis of the CISG needs to be compared. One of the main obligations for the seller under the Convention is to deliver goods which are in conformity with the contract (art. 35 CISG). With respect to this particular obligation, a number of questions have arisen. For example, do the goods delivered need to comply with any public law requirements in the country where the goods will be used? When and how does a buyer have to give notice to the seller of any lack of conformity? Is any fault on the part of the seller required for a buyer to be able to rely on this provision? Who bears the burden of proof? Can a buyer rely on any concurrent claims based on national law, alongside his claim based on lack of conformity? This book contains an analysis of the case law that has been established on the basis of the CISG concerning the aforementioned questions. Special attention has been paid to court decisions in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland, as well as to arbitral awards by the ICC Court of Arbitration. In this respect, the role of the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts in the interpretation of the CISG has also been analysed. The book provides a unique combination, because it contains both an analysis of the issue of (non-)conformity as such and an overview of the recent case law on this topic, as well as recommendations for international commercial practice. Therefore, this book will be of interest to both academics and legal practitioners.

Understanding the CISG in the USA

Author: Joseph M. Lookofsky
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9789041122773
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Law

More than 60 countries, including the United States of America, have ratified the Convention on Contracts for the international Sale of Goods (CISG). Since CISG Contracting Sales account for more than two-thirds of all world trade, the Convention clearly represents a key aspect of American Commercial law. By drawing comparisons with domestic (UCC) sales law, the author explains the CISG in terms familiar to American Jurists, just as special emphasis is placed on CISG decisions rendered by U.S. courts ad the Article 95 reservation made by the United States. But since the CISG treaty demands an international interpretation, this expanded and fully updated Second Edition continues to draw upon the full range of CISG sources, including the increasingly numerous decisions and awards rendered by courts and arbitrators worldwide. Concrete examples and illustration are provided throughout. Five appendices offer a wealth of reference material, including the complete text of the Convention and an extensive table of cases and arbitral awards.

Review of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods CISG 2003 2004

Author: Pace International Law Review
Publisher: sellier. european law publ.
ISBN: 9783935808293
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Law

The Pace International Law Review edits the Review of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). 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. The Review was former published by Kluwer Law International.

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.

Understanding the CISG in Europe

Author: Herbert Bernstein
Publisher: Kluwer Law Intl
ISBN: 904110951X
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Business & Economics

More than 40 countries, accounting for 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. Concrete examples are provided throughout. The English language text will help European jurists to better communicate about CISG problems across language barriers. Those in academia will also appreciate the sources drawn upon And The comparative approach of this work.

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.

Twenty Years of International Sales Law Under the CISG

Author: Michael R. Will
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105062231563
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) came into force in 1980 and has been ratified and adopted by over 50 of the world's major trading nations. This landmark Convention has set the tone for the harmonization of international law and by its widespread acceptance spurred progress in the harmonization of laws in other areas. Scholars and practitioners from around the world have written extensively on the development and impact of the CISG while courts and arbitral tribunals have issued opinions and judgements based on articles of the Convention. Because of this growing body of information, a need arose for a reference work that would provide easy access to this subject. For the past 20 years Professor Michael Will has been recognized as compiling the most definitive bibliography of books and articles on the CISG as well as a comprehensive digest of all cases related to the CISG. Now that the Convention for the International Sale of Goods is reaching its twentieth anniversary and the number of writings on the CISG exceeds 2,000 items and case law and arbitral decisions number over 200, the time is opportune to publish Professor Will's important reference work for wider dissemination.

Is the Vienna Convention on International Sale of Goods Too Much Influenced by Civil Law and Should it Contain a Rule on the Passing of Property

Author: Benjamin Mahr
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 9783638760584
Release Date: 2007-11
Genre: Law

Essay from the year 2004 in the subject Business economics - Law, grade: Distinction (84%), The University of Sydney (Faculty of Law), course: International Business Law, language: English, abstract: INTRODUCTION The Vienna Convention on International Sale of Goods [The Vienna Convention] is by far not the first attempt to harmonize international commercial code - there is a history of efforts to harmonization that goes back to the beginning of the 20th century. In 1930 the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law [UNIDROIT] was created in Europe. It developed its first draft sales law in 1935 and resumed its efforts in 1951 producing a draft commercial code which was circulated until the early 1960's. The first successful intermediate stage was reached, when in 1964 The Hague Conference adopted the Uniform Law for the International Sale of Goods [ULIS] and the Uniform Law for the Formation of Contracts [ULF]. High expectations accompanied the signing of the Hague Convention on Sales, but only a small number of countries ratified the Hague Convention and its application was strictly reduced to these member states. "It was especially disappointing that the Hague Conventions were not ratified by some of the signatory states - such as France and the United States - which had exercised considerable influence on the formulation of their rules." Despite the partial failure of the Hague Conventions international efforts to harmonization of sales law were still going on. In 1966 the United Nations founded The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law [UNCITRAL] which gave top priority to establishing a uniform international trade law. The efforts of a group comprised of 14 nations lead to the first draft text of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods [CISG] which was "deliberated at the eleventh session of UNCITRAL in 1978 in New York" and then circulated "among the governments of UN member states for t