The International Sale of Goods: Law and Practice

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - Business & Economics - 531 pages
This work provides a much-needed detailed treatment of the international sale of commodities. It focuses on all the key issues in international commodity sales, including the contractual construction of FOB and CIF terms, import/export licenses, frustration and risk, termination for breach,and damages. An important feature of the book is the comprehensive analysis of the legal principles that arise from terms of the standard contracts promulgated by trading associations such as GAFTA and FOSFA. The book also includes detailed coverage of all the important recent statutory developmentsin the law of sale, namely, the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992 and the Sale of Goods (Amendment) Act 1995. There is also in-depth analysis of the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods.

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Michael Bridge is Hind Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Nottingham and Director of Research at Norton Rose.

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