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Drafting International Contracts: An Analysis of Contract Clauses

ISBN13: 9789004176799
ISBN: 9004176799
Previous Edition ISBN: 1571053557
Published: December 2005
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £147.00

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Reprint of the 2005 Transnational Edition - isbn 9781571053558

A must-have resource for anyone working in international business, a straightforward, easy-to-use tool featuring all the latest trends and developments:-

  • Summary of 25 years (1975-2000) of meetings and discussions of the International Contracts Working Group, comprised of professional lawyers, corporate counsel, and academics
  • Systematic analysis of the main clauses present in international contracts
  • Formalization of international contract practice
  • Complete image or what the drafting of an international contract is or should be in the 21st century
  • Based on the large samples and actual clauses taken from the files and personal experience of participants li>Abundant quotations of actual clauses, with critical assessments
  • Understand how international contracts are drafted in practice
  • Leads to dynamic conception of contract law
Key Terms Defined:
  • Letters of intent, Memorandums of understanding
  • Recitals
  • No oral modifications and Non-renunciation clauses
  • Best efforts
  • Penalty clauses and Liquidated damages
  • Exemption and limitation of liability clauses
  • Force majeure
  • Hardship
  • Most-favored customer, First refusal clauses

Contract Law, Commercial Law, International Trade
Chapter 1: Letters of Intent
Chapter 2: Recitals in International Contracts
Chapter 3: Interpretation Clauses
Chapter 4: Best Efforts, Reasonable Care, Due Diligence and General Trade Standards in International Contracts
Chapter 5: Confidentiality Clauses in International Contracts
Chapter 6: Penalty Clauses
Chapter 7: Limitation of Liability and Exemption Clauses
Chapter 8: Force Majeure Clauses in International Contracts
Chapter 9: Hardship Clauses
Chapter 10: “English Clauses,” Most-Favored Customer Clauses and First-Refusal Clauses in International Contracts
Chapter 11: Assignment Clauses
Chapter 12: Termination Clauses
Chapter 13: Post-Contractual Obligations in International Contracts