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Transnational Commercial Law: Text, Cases and Materials 2nd ed isbn 9780198735441

Transnational Commercial Law: Text, Cases and Materials


ISBN13: 9780199251667
New Edition ISBN: 9780198735441
Published: June 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



"Text, Cases and Materials" on Transnational Commercial Law brings together all the major transnational commercial law instruments relating to commercial contracts in a logical and accessible way. The authors provide students with an extensive discussion on the theoretical issues raised by the law.

The text examines the emergence of transnational commercial law, its nature and sources and the method by which harmonisation is achieved and some of the key problems involved.

Subjects:
Commercial Law
Contents:
PART I: GENERAL PRINCIPLES
1. The nature, history and sources of international law
the relationship between international law and private commercial law governing cross-border transactions
2. The nature, history and sources of commercial law
lex mercatoria, past, present and future
3. The conflict of laws in commercial transactions
4. The role of comparative commercial law
5. The harmonisation of commercial law
instruments and institutions
6. The harmonisation process
PART II: A VIEW THROUGH ILLUSTRATIVE CONTRACTS AND HARMONISING INSTRUMENTS
7. International sales and the Vienna Sales Convention
8. Agency and distribution
9. International bank payment undertakings
10. Leasing: The 1988 UNIDROIT Convention
11. Receivables financing: The 1988 UNIDROIT Convention on International Factoring and the UN Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade
12. International interests in mobile equipment and the Cape Town Convention and Aviation Protocol: Adding a new dimension to international law-making
13. Transactions in securities
PART III: HARMONISATION OF GENERAL CONTRACT LAW
14. Restatements of contract law
15. E-commerce aspects of contract
PART IV: TRANSNATIONAL INSOLVENCY
16. Harmonisation and co-operation in cross-border insolvency
PART V: INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION
17. International civil procedure
18. International commercial arbitration
PART VI: RECURRENT ISSUES OF HARMONISATION
19. The sphere of application of a convention: The role of the conflict of laws: Determining the connecting factor
20. Uniformity in transnational commercial law
21. Getting to yes: Practical and political problems of harmonisation;