Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Brunner & Gottlieb: Commentary on the UN Sales Law (CISG)

Christoph Brunner & Benjamin Gottlieb have published Commentary on the UN Sales Law (CISG) (Wolters Kluwer 2019). Here's the abstract:
Buyers and sellers engaging in the cross-border sale of goods are well-advised to be conversant with the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), which governs international sales contracts. The CISG has been ratified by 89 states, which together account for over three-quarters of all world trade. This practically-oriented, article-by-article commentary on the CISG will be useful to legal practitioners, counsel and arbitrators dealing with international sales contracts. The in-depth annotations deal extensively with the legal issues likely to arise under each CISG article. The annotations include up-to-date analyses of state court and arbitral decisions, the legal doctrines derived from these decisions, and relevant scholarship to date. A