ISBN-10:
0195333497
ISBN-13:
9780195333497
Pub. Date:
12/22/2008
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Contracts for the Sale of Goods: A Comparison of U. S. and International Law / Edition 2

Contracts for the Sale of Goods: A Comparison of U. S. and International Law / Edition 2

by Henry Deeb Gabriel

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ISBN-13: 9780195333497
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/22/2008
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

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.

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 GOODS

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