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"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 its...

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Main Author: Schwenzer, Ingeborg H
Other Authors: Hachem, Pascal, 1981-, Kee, Christopher
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, ©2012
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I: Sales Law - History and Modern Practice. Historical Development of Domestic Sales Law ; Uniform Laws and Projects ; Contract and the Law ; Modern Practice of International Sales Law.
  • Part II: Ambit of Sales Law. General Remarks on the Ambit of Sales Law ; The Concept of Goods ; Identifying the Boundaries of a Sales Contract.
  • Part III: Formation of the Contract. General Remarks on the Formation of Contract
  • Offer and Acceptance
  • Electronic Communications
  • Standard Terms
  • Agency
  • Modification of Contract.
  • Part IV: Validity. General Remarks on Validity ; Capacity to Contract ; Mistake and Error ; Fraud and Duress ; Consequences of Mistake, Fraud and Duress ; Illegality and Immorality ; Excessive Benefits and Unfair Advantages ; Formal Requirements.
  • Part V: Pre-Contractual Liability. General Remarks on Pre-Contractual Liability ; Pre-Contractual Duties ; Consequences of Breach of Pre-Contractual Duties.
  • Part VI: Construction of Contracts. Interpretation and Supplementation ; Practices and Usages.
  • Part VII: Obligations of the Seller. General Remarks on the Obligations of the Seller ; Delivery ; Documents and Costs ; Conformity of the Goods ; Third Party Property Rights ; Industrial and Intellectual Property Rights ; Examination and Notice.
  • Part VIII: Obligations of the Buyer. General Remarks on the Obligations of the Buyer ; Payment of the Purchase Price ; Taking Delivery.
  • Part IX: Passing of Risk. Passing of Risk.
  • Part X: Transfer of Title. Transfer of Title ; Transfer of Title by a Non-Owner.
  • Part XI: Remedies for Breach of Contract. General Remarks about Remedies ; Suspension of Performance ; Specific Performance ; Damages ; Exemption ; Interest ; Avoidance ; Price Reduction ; Concurrent Remedies.
  • Part XII: Unwinding of the Contract. Unwinding of the Contract.
  • Part XIII: Limitation of Actions. Limitation of Actions