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35 Years CISG and Beyond

35 Years CISG and Beyond
  • Year of publication 2015
  • 370 pages
Editor:Ingeborg Schwenzer
Series:International Commerce and Arbitration (volume 19)
Category: Law Business and Commercial Law
Icon_printbook 978‐94‐6236‐624‐4 | hardcover | 1st edition | € 97,50 / $ 124,20 / £ 97,52

This book contains the presentations given at the conference 35 Years CISG and Beyond, hosted by the University of Basel, SVIR/SSDI (Swiss Association for International Law) and UNCITRAL on 29 and 30 January 2015.

The Conference focused on open issues in regard to the CISG’s application and on any possible further harmonization and unification of contract law. The following topics are covered: economic analysis of CISG; the decline of reservations; extending the CISG; CISG, state action and regionalisation; CISG and fair contract law. Speakers at the Conference included the world’s leading scholars on the CISG and comparative law, among them the members and rapporteurs of the CISG Advisory Council. This book is of interest to practionersand academics in the field of CISG.

Target group

Legal scholars and practitioners interested in CISG and trade law.

Author's information

Ingeborg Schwenzer is a Professor Ordinaria für Privatrecht at the University of Basel. After completing her law studies in Tübingen, Geneva and Freiburg, Professor Schwenzer obtained an LL.M. summa cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley, and her PhD summa cum laude from the University of Freiburg. Professor Schwenzer is editor of the leading Schlechtriem/Schwenzer CISG commentaries in both German and English, and member of the Advisory Council on the CISG. She has published widely in the areas of comparative law, international commercial law, the law of obligations, as well as family law, and is regularly called upon to act as counsel, expert witness and arbitrator in these fields.