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Principles of Law Relating to Overseas Trade


This text provides a clear and concise introduction to the legal framework surrounding international trade.

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This text provides a clear and concise introduction to the legal framework surrounding international trade.

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"A comprehensive introduction to the key areas of law that apply in international business." Book News

"It is well suited for a textbook at the undergraduate level of perhaps business school." Journal of International Banking Law

Based on the syllabus of the Institute of Export (UK) and the practical and teaching experience of the author, this volume provides a comprehensive introduction to the key areas of law that apply in international business: contract law and private international law; agency, sale of goods, competition law; and carriage of goods by air, sea, and road. Case studies and examples clarify the key issues. For nonspecialists taking professional examinations in the field and executives in export-driven businesses. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631193562
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/16/1994
  • Series: Institute of Export Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Nicolas Kouladis holds an LLM in the Marine Law and Policy and was awarded his PhD in Law from Southampton University. He is the member of both the Chartered Institute of Transport and Institute of Export. After working and shipping operations and as an average adjuster, he became a lecturer on International Trade Law courses for the Institute of Export and the Institute of Freight Forwarders. As an author, he has published with the Institute of Maritime Law and the Chartered Institute of Insurance.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Specimens.


Series Editor's Introduction.

About The Institute of Export Examinations.



Part I: Principles of the Law of Contract: .

1. Elements of Contract.

2. Terms of a Contract.

3. Misrepresentation.

4. Mistake.

5. Remedies for Breach of Contract.

6. Discharge of Contract.

7. Arbitration.

8. Law Governing a Contract.

Part II: Agency Law:.

9. Agency.

10. Exemption Clauses.

Part III: Sale of Goods Act 1979:.

11. Sale of Goods.

12. Right of Disposal (Romalpa Clauses).

13. Seller's and Buyer's Remedies.

14. Introduction of CIF and FOB Sales.

Part IV: Competition Law:.

15. Restrictive Trade Practices.

16. Free Movement of Goods in the European Community.

Part V: Legal Aspects of the Finance of Exports: .

17. The Law Relating to Export Finance.

18. Letters of Credit.

Part VI: Export Insurance:.

19. Marine Insurance.

20. General Average.

21. Institute Cargo Clauses.

Part VII: Legal Aspects of Carriage by Sea, Air and Road:.

22. Carriage of Goods by Sea.

23. Carriage of Goods by Air.

24. Carriage of Goods by Road.


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