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International Commercial Transactions 2nd ed isbn 9789041197979

International Commercial Transactions

ISBN13: 9789041196569
ISBN: 9041196560
New Edition ISBN: 9041197974
Published: May 1998
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This work presents an overview of the most relevant rules and practices applicable to transnational trade transactions. The analysis is mainly based upon generally accepted principles as laid down in international conventions, as well as rules and practices elaborated under the auspices of governmental and non-governmental bodies, such as UNIDROIT, UNCTAD, UNCITRAL and ICC, CMI, FIATA and BIMCO. The most commonly used rules, conditions and documents are included in an appendix. The book is intended for use in practice worldwide as well as in schools of economics and law.

International Trade
Section I: Main Elements of Commercial Transactions.
1. Principles of International Commercial Contracts.
2. International Contracts of Sale.
3. The Transactions.
4. Payment Modalities.
5. Protection Against Breaches of Contract and Changed Circumstances.
6. Trade Terms and the Contract of Carriage.
7. The Risk of Loss, Damage or Delay During Carriage of the Goods.
8. The Co-ordination of the Contracts of Sale, Carriage, Insurance and Financing.
9. Resolution of Disputes. Section II: Sales Transactions.
1. The Seller's Performance.
2. General Principles Relating to the Buyer's Remedies for the Seller's Breach of Contract.
3. The Seller's Liability for Failure to Deliver Conforming Goods.
4. The Buyer's Performance.
5. Anticipatory Breaches of Contract.
6. Effects of Avoidance. Section III: Contracts of Carriage and Related Contracts.
1. The Market for Transportation Services.
2. The Particular Risk Distribution Under Contracts of Carriage by Sea.
3. The Carrier's Liability for Carriage of Goods by Air, Rail, Road and Multimodal Transport.
4. The Liability of Terminal Operators.
5. The Liability of Freight Forwarders.
6. The Interrelation Between the Contract of Sale and Contracts Within the Transport Sector. Appendices. I. General Principles. II. General Standard Rules, Practices, Contracts and Clauses. III. Rules and Documents in the Transport Sector.