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Goode on Commercial Law

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New Developments in International Commercial and Consumer Law

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Edited by: Jacob. S Zeigel

ISBN13: 9781901362077
ISBN: 1901362078
Published: May 1998
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £120.00

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This volume contains the text of the papers and principal commentaries delivered at the 8th Biennial Conference of the IACCL held at Bar Ilan University in August 1996. The papers include original and practical papers on banking law, secured financing, securities regulation, the international sale of goods, competition law, electronic fund transfers, transnational commercial law, commercial law in Central and Eastern Europe, international demand guarantees, the UNIDROIT principles of international commercial law, company charges, consumer bankruptcies, European consumer rights, products liability, and international commercial arbitration.

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Commercial Law
Part 1 Basic international commercial and contract law developments: usage and its reception in transnational commercial law, Roy Goode; internationalisation of sales law - practice under the convention on international sale of goods - a primer for attorneys and internal traders, Louis F. del Duca and Patrick del Duca; the case against Lex Mercatoria, Uriel Procaccia; convergence of contract law systems and the unidroit principles of international commercial contracts - a search for the nature of contract, Donald B. King.
Part 2 Banking law, payment systems and international finance: unauthorized electronic funds transfers - comparative aspects, Benjamin Geva; standby rulemaking - a glimpse at the elements of standardization and harmonization of banking practice, James E. Byrne; international demand guarantees - the interaction of the uncitral convention and the URDG rules of the ICC, Rafael Illescas Ortiz; guarantees on first demand - the Chilean position, Richardo Sandoval Lopez.
Part 3 Secured transactions in movable property: modernizing the secured financing and lease financing laws of developing nations, with particular focus on the West Bank and Gaza, R.C.C. Cumming; the registration of company charges against real property under Israeli law, Shalom Lerner; the case for worldwide reform to he law governing secured transactions in movable property, Harry C. Sigman.
Part 4 Conflict of laws: territoriality and choice of law in the Supreme Court of Canada - applications in products liability claims, Catherine Walsh.
Part 5 International trade law: first approach to competition law and sanctioning of disloyal practices in Mercosur, Raul Anibal Etcheverry; state contracts, state interests and international commercial arbitration - a third world perspective, Patrick Osode; the new GATT agreement on government procurement - impressive achievements but a setback for multilateralism, Arie Reich.
Part 6 The challenges of adapting to market economics: the development of securities regulation in emerging African capital markets, S.K. Date-Bah; process of transition and commercial law in Central and Eastern Europe, Attile Harmathy; the challenges of adapting law to market economies in postcommunist Central European countries, Jerzy Rajski; integrator companies in Mexico - lifesavers of micro, small and medium-sized industries, Elvia Arcelia Quintaina Adriano.
Part 7 Consumer law developments: Canadian perspectives on the challenges of consumer bankruptcies, Jacob S. Ziegel; a European concept of consumer rights - some reflections on rethinking community consumer law, Norbert Reich; saying nothing with words, Anthony J. Duggan; comparative publicity in the Honduran commercial code and consumer protection law, Dr Laureano F. Gutierrez Falla.