Contracts for the Sale of Goods

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

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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 need this 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 of International 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 ease of 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 underlying purpose 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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 178 x 256 x 28mm | 920.79g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0195333497
  • 9780195333497

About Henry Gabriel

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 International Commercial Law, and he serves as a delegate from the US to the UN Commission on International Trade Law. He was the reporter for the revisions of the sales and leases of the UCC as well as the chair of the revision committee to revise the articles on documents of title. An appointed member of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, he also was on the drafting committee of the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act.show more

Table of contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS ; INTRODUCTION ; The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods ; The Uniform Commercial Code and the Law of Sales ; The UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Law ; A Structural Comparison of Article Two, the Convention, and the UNIDROIT ; DETAILED COMPARISON OF THE CONVENTION, THE UNIDROIT PRINCIPLES, AND ARTICLE TWO OF THE U.C.C. ; Part I-Sphere of Application and General Provisions ; Chapter I-Sphere of Application ; Chapter II-General Provisions ; Part II-Formation of the Contract ; Part III-Sale of Goods ; Chapter I-General Provisions ; Chapter II-Obligations of the Seller ; Section I-Delivery of the Goods and Handing Over of Documents ; Section II-Conformity of the Goods and Third Party Claims ; Section III-Remedies for Breach of Contract by the Seller ; Chapter III-Obligations of the Buyer ; Section I-Payment of the Price ; Section II-Taking Delivery ; Section III-Remedies for Breach of Contract by the Buyer ; Chapter IV-Passing of Risk ; Chapter V-Provisions Common to the Obligations of the Seller and of the Buyer ; Section I-Anticipatory Breach and Installment Contracts ; Section II-Damages ; Section III-Interest ; Section IV-Exemptions ; Section V-Effects of Avoidance ; Section VI-Preservation of the Goods ; Part IV-Final Provisions ; III. SETOFF ; IV. Limitation Periods ; V. Assignment of Rights and Transfer of Obligations ; VI. THE INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: INCOTERMS 2000-THE TERMS AND THEIR USAGE ; Introduction ; Ex Works, (... named place) ; Main Carriage Unpaid ; Main Carriage Paid Group ; Arrival or Delivery Ex-Ship (Name port of arrival) ; VI. APPENDICES ; APPENDIX A ARTICLE TWO OF THE UCC ; UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE ARTICLE 2-SALES ; [As Amended in 2003] ; PART 1 ; SHORT TITLE, GENERAL CONSTRUCTION AND SUBJECT MATTER ; PART 2 ; FORM, FORMATION, TERMS AND READJUSTMENT OF CONTRACT; ELECTRONIC CONTRACTING ; PART 3 ; GENERAL OBLIGATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF CONTRACT ; PART 4 ; TITLE, CREDITORS, AND GOOD-FAITH PURCHASERS ; PART 5 ; PERFORMANCE ; PART 6 ; BREACH, REPUDIATION, AND EXCUSE ; PART 7 ; REMEDIES ; APPENDIX B UNIDROIT PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTS ; Preamble-Purpose of the Principles ; Chapter 1-General Provisions ; Article 1.1-Freedom of Contract ; Chapter 2-Formation ; Chapter 3-Validity ; Chapter 4-Interpretation ; Chapter 5-Content ; Chapter 6-Performance ; Section 1-Performance in General ; Section 2-Hardship ; Chapter 7-Non-Performance ; Section 1-Non-Performance in General ; Section 2-Right to Performance ; Section 3-Termination ; Section 4-Damages ; APPENDIX C TABLE OF CORRESPONDING PROVISIONS OF THE CISG, THE UNIDROIT PRINCIPLES AND THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE ; APPENDIX D PARTIES TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON CONTRACTS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SALE OF GOODSshow more