Damages Under the Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

Damages Under the Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods

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Damages Under the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, Second Edition presents a practical and detailed analysis of the methods used to determine and calculate damages under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). Incorporating both worldwide judicial and arbitral decisions, Damages Under the CISG, Second Edition, is a unique and comprehensive guide to fully understanding this important area of law. It provides authoritative guidance on the differences that exist between uniform international instruments and domestic laws and offers comparative analysis of the calculation of damages under the civil and common law systems. The fault system and causation principle are compared with the foreseeability principle, one of the key considerations under Article 74 of the CISG. Where applicable to understanding damages issues, the UNIDROIT Principles and the Principles of European Contract Law are referenced in depth. These principles have been updated and the information revamped for the second edition, as well as additional information on fundamental breach of contract.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 178 x 258 x 22mm | 662.24g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0195371860
  • 9780195371864
  • 2,128,542

About Dr. Bruno Zeller

Dr. Bruno Zeller is an Associate Professor of Law at Victoria University School of Law in Australia, specializing in International Trade and Investment Law, and International Commercial and Comparative Law. Dr. Zeller has written extensively on International Commercial Law.
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Table of contents

Acknowledgements ; Abbreviations ; Chapter 1: Description of the Problem - Uniform Laws and Damages ; Chapter 2: The Methodology of Interpretation of the CISG ; Chapter 3: Breach of Contract - an Overview ; Chapter 4: Breach of Contract - The CISG ; Chapter 5: Article 74 - A General Overview ; Chapter 6: Limitation on Claims ; Chapter 7: Calculation of Losses under Article 74 ; Chapter 8: Special damages - Interest Rates ; Chapter 9: Attorney's fees ; Chapter 10: Exemptions ; Chapter 11: Fundamental Breach and the CISG ; Chapter 12: The UNIDROIT Principles and the CISG ; Chapter 13: Principles of European Contract Law ; Chapter 14: Conclusions and Observations ; Bibliography ; Books ; Articles ; Official Documents ; Case Law and Arbitral Awards ; Index
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