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International Standard Contracts A Comparative Study (Volume 170)

(38,452 words)

Author(s): Boggiano, Antonio
Boggiano, Antonio Keywords: Standard contracts | Private international law | International contracts | Comparative law | Mots clefs: Contrats standardisés | Droit international privé | Contrats internationaux | Droit comparé | ABSTRACT Antonio Boggiano, Professor at the School of Law of the University of Buenos Aires, devotes his course to standard contracts in international law. Standard contracts are developed by individual enterprises, groups of enterprises within the same sector, or by international organizations. The auth…

Party Autonomy in Litigation and Arbitration in View of the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts (Volume 379)

(12,123 words)

Author(s): Boele-Woelki, Katharina
Boele-Woelki, Katharina Keywords: Party autonomy | Choice of law | International contracts | Private international law | International commercial arbitration | Trials | Mots clefs: ABSTRACT This contribution is based on the author’s lecture on Private International Law delivered at The Hague Academy of International Law in 2014. The author focuses on party autonomy in the context of the applicable law issue. The choice of the applicable law in international business transactions is put in the context of the two types of …

Les contrats internationaux en droit international privé suisse (Volume 123)

(33,766 words)

Author(s): F. Schnitzer, Adolf
F. Schnitzer, Adolf Keywords: Switzerland | International contracts | Private international law | Mots clefs: Suisse | Contrats internationaux | Droit international privé | ABSTRACT Adolf Schnitzer’s course is based on Swiss Private International Law related to obligations. In a general part, after a study of the external unification points referred to as the “small-denomination bill” in Swiss law (application of various laws to the different effects of the contract) and the “large denomination bill” (application of two…

The Influence of the International Sale of Goods Convention on Domestic Law Including Conflict of Laws (with Specific Reference to Russian Law) (Volume 342)

(22,432 words)

Author(s): Musin, Valeriy
Musin, Valeriy Keywords: Russian Federation | Sale | International contracts | Private international law | United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna, 11 April 1980) | International law and domestic law | Mots clefs: ABSTRACT The course of lectures deals with Russian civil law norms regulating sales contract as compared with relevant rules of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna, 1980). The author shows that Russian norms are quite consistent with those of t…

The Conflict of Laws of Contracts General Principles (Volume 189)

(88,871 words)

Author(s): Lando, Ole
Lando, Ole Keywords: Law of contracts | Private international law | International contracts | Mots clefs: Droit des obligations | Droit international privé | ABSTRACT Ole Lando, Professor at the Institute for European Market Law in Copenhagen, points out in the introduction to his course that all contracts are governed by law. The purpose of Professor Lando’s course is to determine which law is applicable. The author intends to report on the conflict of laws as it appears in the most representative legal systems, namely…

Les défaillances d’État (Volume 53)

(17,399 words)

Author(s): Jèze, Gaston
Jèze, Gaston Keywords: International contracts | Gold clause | Currency depreciation | Law of contracts | Mots clefs: Contrats internationaux | Clause or | Dépréciation des monnaies | Droit des obligations | ABSTRACT The failure of the State, for public loan contracts (domestic loans or external loans), is a current problem, writes Gaston Jeze in 1935. At the present moment, except a few small States (Switzerland, Holland), all the others have more or less seriously missed their commitments. It is certainly, continues the autho…

The Law Governing International Commercial Contracts : Hard Law versus Soft Law (Volume 388)

(14,708 words)

Author(s): Joachim Bonell, Michael
Joachim Bonell, Michael Keywords: International contracts | International commercial law | Unidroit Principles of International Commercial Contracts ABSTRACT The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) was the first attempt to “codify” the general part of international contract law. In this course, Michael Joachim Bonell first presents a brief description of the UNIDROIT Principles. The author then focuses on the three, at least in this context, most relevant ways in which the Princi…

La protection de la partie faible en droit international privé (Volume 188)

(29,542 words)

Author(s): Pocar, Fausto
Pocar, Fausto Keywords: Law of contracts | Private international law | International contracts | Mots clefs: Droit des obligations | Droit international privé | ABSTRACT In his course, Fausto Pocar, Professor at the University of Milan, discusses whether and to what extent an objective of private international law, along with other possible objectives, is to ensure the protection of the weak against the strong, whether there are rules drawn from such an objective and, if so, what their characteristic features are. The a…

Limitations on Party Autonomy in International Commercial Arbitration (Volume 372)

(82,629 words)

Author(s): Cordero-Moss, Giuditta
Cordero-Moss, Giuditta Keywords: Party autonomy | International contracts | International commercial arbitration | Mots clefs: ABSTRACT The purpose of this course is to examine some of the external and internal limitations party autonomy meets in international commercial arbitration. The author discusses the internal limits that party autonomy meets in arbitration. She examines to what extent international arbitration may escape the internal limits. The author explains the effects of an arbitral award that cons…

Quelques aspects juridiques des transferts contractuels de richesse entre États (Volume 16)

(17,930 words)

Author(s): Williams, F.
Williams, F. Keywords: Loans | International contracts | International law | World War I | War reparations | Dawes Plan | Mots clefs: Prêts | Contrats internationaux | Droit international | Réparations après la guerre mondiale de 1914 | Plan Dawes | ABSTRACT John Fischer Williams examines in this course the legal conditions under which contractual transfers of wealth occur, as well as the legal mechanism by which they are executed. The author presents in turn various legal questions concerning, in particular, the parties to international…

La clause-or dans les contrats publics et privés (Volume 60)

(43,611 words)

Author(s): Sauser-Hall, Georges
Sauser-Hall, Georges Keywords: International contracts | Gold clause | Currency depreciation | Law of contracts | Mots clefs: Contrats internationaux | Clause or | Dépréciation des monnaies | Droit des obligations | ABSTRACT Georges Sauser-Hall proposes a systematic study of the issue of the gold clause in contracts, at a time when the issue is of crucial importance. The author begins with a presentation of the legal nature of the gold clause, next focuses on the fight against the gold clause and on the conflicts of laws on the…

La clause-or dans les contrats internationaux (Volume 43)

(34,989 words)

Author(s): Nussbaum, Arthur
Nussbaum, Arthur Keywords: International contracts | Gold clause | Currency depreciation | Law of contracts | Mots clefs: Contrats internationaux | Clause or | Dépréciation des monnaies | Droit des obligations | ABSTRACT Gold Clause (Clause-Or) means a contractual agreement by which a debtor of sums of money pledges to pay gold coins or a sum corresponding to the value of a determined quantity of gold, explains Arthur Nussbaum. The author studies this clause by starting to distinguish other similar agreements. He then focuses o…

Functional Developments in Choice of Law for Contracts (Volume 187)

(22,938 words)

Author(s): J. Weintraub, Russell
J. Weintraub, Russell Keywords: Law of contracts | Private international law | International contracts | Mots clefs: Droit des obligations | Droit international privé | ABSTRACT The distinction between conflict of laws concerning the validity of a contract and concerning its construction is central to any sensible application of functional analysis. In this course, the author explains the analysis, discusses the criticisms of the analysis that have emerged, and responds to these criticisms. He describes two features wide…

Mandatory Rules in International Contracts: the Common Law Approach (Volume 266)

(33,124 words)

Author(s): C. Hartley, Trevor
C. Hartley, Trevor Keywords: Common law | Law of contracts | International contracts | Mots clefs: Common law | Droit des obligations | Contrats internationaux | ABSTRACT In his course devoted to the Common Law approach of mandatory rules, Trevor C. Hartley, Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, gives several definitions of the concept of mandatory rules. He next discussed different theories that deal specifically with these rules. The author then focuses on the Rome convention and the America…