Guide to the International Sale of Goods Convention provides an in-depth review of the important contractual issues raised by the U.S. adoption of the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. It covers the terms of the Convention, when it applies, what contracts are covered, and whether usages and practices make a difference.
The guide provides an annotated text of the Convention, including case abstracts from many different countries. It reviews:
- The rules of contract formation
- Offer and acceptance
- Conclusion of the contract
- Sale of goods
- Obligations of the seller
- Obligations of the buyer
- Passing of risk
- Anticipatory breach
You'll find official comments on the draft convention, a table of adopting countries, executive legal summaries, and analysis of the U.S. Department of State.