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The Parol Evidence Rule and the CISG [1] - A Comparative Analysis

Zeller, Bruno (2003) The Parol Evidence Rule and the CISG [1] - A Comparative Analysis. Working Paper. Pace Law School, New York, USA.

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Abstract

The ascendancy of international commercial laws in the form of conventions and model laws has changed the contractual landscape significantly and can be viewed as a sea change in contract law. A knowledge of international contract law has become imperative considering that through ratification the CISG has become part of our domestic law. Perry Eng P/L (Rec and Man appt'd) v Bernold AG [2] in a general sense illustrates this problem well. The facts are simple. An Australian buyer sued the Swiss manufacturer for supplying defective goods in the South Australian Supreme Court. A clause in the contact, in brief, stipulated that the laws of South Australia govern the contract.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: international commercial law; contract law
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 390000 Law, Justice and Law Enforcement
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Law
Depositing User: Mr Angeera Sidaya
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2005
Last Modified: 24 May 2013 04:11
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/87
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