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Published: 28 June 2022

1,184 Pages


ISBN: 9780198871255

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A new practitioner law publication

New Edition

Global Sales and Contract Law

Second Edition

Ingeborg Schwenzer and Edgardo Muñoz

  • The most comprehensive work on international sales law and practice, now established as the major comparative international reference work on global sales law
  • Contains full coverage of the relationship between international sales law and national laws
  • Provides comparison between the laws of over sixty jurisdictions to assist with contract drafting and preparation for litigation
  • Expert author team led by an editor of Schlechtriem & Schwenzer: Commentary on the CISG and supported by international legal researchers
  • Includes commentary on a global scale providing a consistent and uniform approach to the interpretation of international sales law

New to this Edition:

  • Provides coverage of changes to contract law in many countries, including Argentina, France, Hungary, and Japan, as well as the adoption of the CISG by sixteen countries
  • Examines new projects such as the UNIDROIT PICC, and covers new editions of the ICC's INCOTERMS© and force majeure and hardship clauses (2020)
  • Analyses recent case law which has sought to apply the rules established by regimes such as the CISG and the UNIDROIT PICC
  • Revisits key international and multilateral developments which were envisaged in the first edition and have now either evolved or disappeared, (e.g. the European Union's plan for a Common European Sales Law (CESL)).

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