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The UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG): Commentary

Edited by: Stefan Kroll, Loukas Mistelis, Maria del Pilar Perales Viscacillas

ISBN13: 9781841131702
Published: May 2011
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £300.00

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20 years after its entry into force on 1 January 1988, the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (the CISG) has become the 'world sales law'. In the meantime more than 70 States have ratified the CISG, including the large majority of the leading trading nations.

As a consequence more than two-thirds of the international trade in goods is in principle covered by the Convention. Over the years a considerable body of case law has developed, supplemented by abundant legal literature on specific issues.

This new Commentary provides a clearly written and well structured article-by-article guide through this increasingly important Convention. It is intended for use by practitioners and academics alike and is written by an international team of expert academics and practising lawyers, many of whom are national correspondents for their home country to UNCITRAL for the CISG.

This ensures a truly international view of the CISG, taking into account its worldwide application against a backdrop of different national legal systems. The comments on each article follow a uniform structure. This ensures that the Commentary is easy to use in practice.

In addition, the various articles of the CISG are compared to their equivalents in the UNIDROIT Principles, the Principles of the European Contract Law, the Common Framework of Reference for European Contract Law and some of the leading national systems, such as the UCC. Moreover the Commentary also covers the interplay of the CISG and the INCOTERMS.

Same book as ISBN 9783406584169

Commercial Law, International Trade
Introduction to the CISG
Part I. Sphere of application and general provisions
Chapter I. Sphere of Application
Art icle 1
Article 2
Article 3
Article 4
Article 5
Article 6
Chapter II. General Provisions
Article 7
Article 8
Article 9
Article 10
Article 11
Article 12
Article 13
Part II. Formation of the Contract
Introductory Remarks to Articles 14-24
Article 14
Article 15
Article 16
Article 17
Article 18
Article 19
Article 20
Article 21
Article 22
Article 23
Article 24
Part III. Sale of Goods
Chapter I. General Provisions
Article 25
Article 26
Article 27
Article 28
Article 29
Chapter II. Obligations of the Seller
Article 30
Section I. Delivery the goods and handing over of documents
Article 31
Article 32
Article 33
Article 34
Section II. Conformity of the goods and third party claims
Introductory Remarks to Articles 35-44
Article 35
Art icle 36
Art icle 37
Article 38
Article 39
Article 40
Article 41
Article 42
Article 43
Article 44
Section III. Remedies for breach of contract by the seller
Article 45
Article 46
Article 47
Article 48
Article 49
Article 50
Art icle 51
Article 52
Chapter III. Obligations of the Buyer
Article 53
Section I. Payment of the price
Article 54
Article 55
Article 56
Article 57
Article 58
Article 59
Section II. Taking delivery
Article 60
Introduction to Articles 61-65
Section III. Remedies for breach of contract by the buyer
Article 61
Article 62
Article 63
Article 64
Article 65
Chapter IV. Passing of Risk
Article 66
Article 67
Article 68
Article 69
Article 70
Chapter V. Provisions Common to the Obligations of the Seller and of the Buyer
Section I. Anticipatory breach and instalment contracts
Introduction to Articles 71-73
Art icle 71
Art icle 72
Art icle 73
Section II. Damages
Art icle 74
Article 75
Article 76
Article 77
Section III. Interest
Article 78
Section IV. Exemption
Article 79
Section V. Effects of avoidance
Article 80
Article 81
Article 82
Art icle 83
Art icle 84
Section VI. Preservation of Goods
Introductory Remarks to Articles 85-88
Art icle 85
Art icle 86
Art icle 87
Article 88
Part IV. Final Provisions
Article 89
Article 90
Article 91
Article 92
Article 93
Article 94
Article 95
Article 96
Article 97
Article 98
Article 99
Article 100
Article 101