Contracts for the Sale of Goods: A Comparison of Domestic and International Law

Hardcover | December 24, 2008

byHenry Deeb Gabriel

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Contracts for the Sale of Goods delivers a detailed analysis and in-depth comparison of the substantive law for the sale of goods in domestic and international transactions. Practitioners, academics, and anyone involved in the sale or purchase of goods in the international market will needthis thorough analysis of both the text of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISF) and the cases that have addressed and interpreted the CISG. Contracts for the Sale of Goods provides a complete discussion and comparison of the UNIDROIT Principles ofInternational Commercial Contracts including the new provisions on setoff, assignment, and limitation periods, as well as a comparative treatment of the CISG and the UNIDROIT Principles to the articles of the Uniform Commercial Code. Both practitioners and academics will find the clarity and easeof access useful to the comparative legal analysis in this book. Of particular note is the style and format which allows the reader to find the relevant provisions and cross-references quickly and accurately. Contracts for the Sale of Goods provides you with all relevant materials in one source,with the text following the structure of the Convention for clarity and convenience Access the Incoterms 2000, the complete texts of Article Two and the PIC, and a list of parties to the CISG. Moreover, the text is structured to provide the answers first, then supplement this with the underlyingpurpose and rationale for the rules. This allows the reader the ability to locate the correct law quickly, but also allows the reader to delve further into the law if desired.

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Contracts for the Sale of Goods delivers a detailed analysis and in-depth comparison of the substantive law for the sale of goods in domestic and international transactions. Practitioners, academics, and anyone involved in the sale or purchase of goods in the international market will needthis thorough analysis of both the text of the ...

Henry Deeb Gabriel is the DeVan Daggett Professor of Law, Loyola University, New Orleans A nationally and internationally recognized expert in commercial law, he is an elected member of the Council of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT), a member of the Working Group of Draft the Principles of Int...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:December 24, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I: IntroductionA. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of GoodsB. The Uniform Commercial Code and the Law of SalesC. The UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial LawD. A Structural Comparison of Article Two, the Convention, and the UNIDROITPart II: Detailed Comparison of the Convention, the Unidroit Priniciples, and Article Two of the U.C.C.Part I - Sphere of Application and General Provisions1. Sphere of Application2. General ProvisionsPart II - Formation of the ContractPart III - Sale of Goods1. General Provisions2. Obligations of the Seller3. Obligations of the Buyer4. Passing of Risk5. Provisions Common to the Obligations of the Seller and of the BuyerPart IV - Final ProvisionsPart III: Set OffPart IV: Limitation PeriodsPart V: Assignment of Rights and Transfer of ObligationsPart VI: The International Chamber of Commerce: Incoterms 2000 - The Terms and Their UsageA. IntroductionB. Ex Works, (. . . named place)C. Main Carriage UnpaidD. Main Carriage Paid GroupE. Arrival or Delivery Ex-Ship (Name port of arrival)VII. APPENDICES:Appendix A: Article Two of the UCCUniform Commercial code Article 2 - Sales (As Amended in 2003)1. Short Title, General Construction and Subject Matter2. Form, Formation, Terms and Readjustment of Contract; Electronic Contracting3. General Obligation and Construction of Contract4. Title, Creditors, and Good-Faith Purchasers5. Performance6. Breach, Repudiation, and Excuse7. RemediesAppendix B: Unidroit Principles of International ContractsPreamble - Purpose of the Principles1. General Provisions1.1 Freedom of Contract2. Formation3. Validity4. Interpretation5. Content6. Performance7. Non-PerformanceAppendix C: Table of Corresponding Provisions of the CISG, The UNIDROIT Principles and the Uniform Commercial CodeAppendix D: Parties to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods