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International Trade Law 6th ed isbn 9781138684362

International Trade Law 5th ed

ISBN13: 9780415659253
New Edition ISBN: 9781138684362
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780415458436
Published: November 2013
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print
Hardback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780415659239

In today's globalised world, an understanding of international trade is essential for those studying and practising law, business, banking and finance.

International Trade Law 5th edition, offers a comprehensive and informed analysis of the complexities of an international sale transaction through case law, policy documents, legislation, international conventions and rules adopted by international organisations such as the ICC.

This fifth edition comes fully updated and expanded with new legal developments and analysis. Focusing on international sales of goods and the various relations that arise as a result of sale contract, this book considers and discusses:-

  • Standard trade terms including INCOTERMS 2010, the Convention on International Sales of Goods 1980 and the UNIDROIT Principles for International Commercial Contracts 2004;
  • Issues relating to E-Commerce including electronic transport documents, especially electronic bills of landing;
  • International transportation of cargo, both unimodal (sea, air, land and rail) and multimodal, the various conventions affecting such transportation including the recently adopted Rotterdam Rules;
  • Insurance and payment mechanisms, in particular letters of credit and the UCP 600;
  • Dispute resolution including issues of jurisdiction, applicable law, arbitration and mediation;
  • Corruption as a major challenge to conducting business and the various anti-corruption conventions; updated in this edition to include the UK Bribery Act 2010
In addition to clarifying a range of topics through tables and diagrams, International Trade Law directs the reader to relevant further reading, online resources, and journal articles throughout, offering students an accessible resource to this often challenging area of the law. Indira Carr is Professor of Law at The University of Surrey.

International Trade

Part I International Sales Of Goods Overview
Chapter 1 Standard Trade Terms
Chapter 2 The Vienna Convention On The International Sale Of Goods 1980

Part II Regulating The Electronic Commerce Environment Overview
Chapter 3 Electronic Commerce - Legal Issues And Harmonisation
Chapter 4 The Electronic Transaction And Security Issues

Part III Transportation Of Cargo Overview
Chapter 5 Transportation Of Goods By Sea - Charterparties
Chapter 6 Bills Of Lading
Chapter 7 Bills Of Lading And Common Law
Chapter 8 Carriage Of Goods By Sea: Bills Of Lading And The Carriage Of Goods By Sea Act 1971 (Hague-Visby Rules)
Chapter 9 The Hamburg Rules And Recent Developments The Rotterdam Rules
Chapter 10 International Carriage Of Goods By Air
Chapter 11 International Carriage Of Goods By Rail
Chapter 12 International Carriage Of Goods By Road
Chapter 13 International Multimodal Transport

Part IV Financing And Insurance Overview
Chapter 14 Marine Insurance
Chapter 15 Letters Of Credit Part V Dispute Resolution Overview
Chapter 16 Civil Jurisdiction
Chapter 17 Choice Of Law
Chapter 18 Foreign Judgments
Chapter 19 Arbitration
Chapter 20 Mediation (Conciliation): An Alternative Form Of Dispute Resolution

Part VI Corruption Overview
Chapter 21 Fighting Corruption In International Business