Commentary on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (PICC) by Stefan Vogenauer

Commentary on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (PICC)

EditorStefan Vogenauer

Hardcover | April 26, 2015

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This new edition of the leading commentary on the Principles of International Commercial Contracts (PICC) has been updated to include the 26 additional provisions brought in by the PICC 2010. The text on the older provisions has been updated in order to draw together and comment on recentcase-law and legal writing.This book provides commentary on the substantive rules on contracts with a comprehensive analysis of each provision, and relevant case law, and compares national provisions with the PICC. The topics of conditions, illegality and plurality of obligors and obligees are covered for the first time inthis new edition. This book is an essential reference source for lawyers wishing to understand the rules governing international contracts and how to apply the principles in practice. It is an indispensable tool for all lawyers and scholars working with international commercial contracts.

About The Author

Stefan Vogenauer is Professor of Comparative Law at the University of Oxford, and a fellow of Brasenose College. He is Director of the Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law. Prior to his appointment at Oxford, Professor Vogenauer was a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Priva...

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Title:Commentary on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (PICC)Format:HardcoverDimensions:1824 pagesPublished:April 26, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198702620

ISBN - 13:9780198702627

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Table of Contents

1. General Provisions2. Formation and Authority of Agents3. Validity4. Interpretation5. Content and Third Party Rights6. Performance7. Non-Performance8. Set-Off9. Assignment of Rights, Transfer of Obligations, Assignment of Contracts10. Limitation Periods11. Plurality of Obligors and of Obligees

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"The commentary is an important development in the scholarship on the PICC. It will become a major source of reference for anyone working with the PICC and in the area of comparative contract and commercial law" --Djakhongir Saidov, Edinburgh Law Review