International Commercial Law

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International Commercial Law - Research Guide International Law

International commercial law is a body of applicable rules, principles and customary practices that govern cross-border commercial activities of private parties. As such, international commercial law is part of private international law, while its international trade law counterpart, governing the trade relations between States, is part of international economic law, which is a branch of public international law. As rules, principles and customary practices applicable to cross-border transactions differ among cultures, there is a strong tendency for harmonization and unification of these.

This Research Guide is intended as a starting point for research on International Commercial Law. It provides the basic legal materials available in the Peace Palace Library, both in print and electronic format. Handbooks, leading articles, bibliographies, periodicals, serial publications and documents of interest are presented in the Selective Bibliography section. Links to the PPL Catalogue are inserted. The Library’s classification index code 298. International Commercial Law: General Works and subject heading (keyword) International Commercial Law are instrumental for searching through the Catalogue. Special attention is given to our subscriptions on databases, e-journals, e-books and other electronic resources. Finally, this Research Guide features links to relevant websites and other online resources of particular interest.

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1. Uluslararası Satım Hukukunda Kanunlar İhtilafı Meseleleri
Uluslararası Satım Hukukunda Kanunlar İhtilafı Meseleleri / Yusuf Çalişkan. - Istanbul : Beta Basım, 2014. - XVI, 326 pages. ; 24 cm Contains: 1. Bölüm: Uluslararası Ticarette Riskler ve Lex Mercatorıa 2. Satım Sözleşmesinden Doğan Borç Ilişkilerine Uygulanacak Hukuk 3. CISG ve Kanunlar Ihtilafı Kuralları 4. Hasara Uygulanacak Hukuk ve Incoterms 2010 Kuralları 5. Mulkiyete Uygulanacak Hukuk 6. İmalatçının Sorumluluğuna Uygulanacak Hukuk. - Bibliography: page 311-326. - With notes. - 2014
Keywords: Turkey, Sale, Lex mercatoria, International contracts, United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Vienna, 11 April 1980), Incoterms, Conflict of laws, Private international law, International arbitration,

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Collection Horizons juridiques africains / Jacques Mestre. - Aix-en-Provence : Presses Universitaires d'Aix-Marseille, 2014. - 279 pages. ; 25 cm. - (Collection Horizons Juridiques Africains ; volume 7) At the head of the titlepage: Université de Montpellier I, Faculté de Droit et École doctorale droit et science politique, Centre de Droit Économique. - Bibliography: page 257-264. - With notes and index. - 2014
Keywords: Africa, Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa, Commercial law,

3. Le choix des principes d'Unidroit comme loi du contrat et le droit international prive
Le choix des principes d'Unidroit comme loi du contrat et le droit international prive / par Bernard Audit. - Paris : Dalloz. - Page 13-29 In: Liber amicorum : mélanges en l'honneur de Camille Jauffret-Spinosi, ISBN 9782247121915: (2013), Page 13-29. - 2013
Keywords: Unidroit Principles of International Commercial Contracts, International contracts, Law of public order [policy],

4. Le droit des contrats au cœr de l'innovation juridique
Le droit des contrats au cœr de l'innovation juridique / par Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson. - Paris : Dalloz. - Page 323-337 In: Liber amicorum : mélanges en l'honneur de Camille Jauffret-Spinosi, ISBN 9782247121915: (2013), Page 323-337. - 2013
Keywords: European Union, European contract law, Sale, Unidroit Principles of International Commercial Contracts, Law of contracts,

5. La théorie de la formation du contrat et la pratique du "closing"
La théorie de la formation du contrat et la pratique du "closing" / par Marcel Fontaine. - Paris : Dalloz. - Page 361-375 In: Liber amicorum : mélanges en l'honneur de Camille Jauffret-Spinosi, ISBN 9782247121915: (2013), Page 361-375. - 2013
Keywords: International contracts, Contractual obligations,

6. Réflexions sur la convergence des droits de la concurrence vers un droit comparé de la concurrence?
Réflexions sur la convergence des droits de la concurrence vers un droit comparé de la concurrence? / par Laurence Idot. - Paris : Dalloz. - Page 627-658 In: Liber amicorum : mélanges en l'honneur de Camille Jauffret-Spinosi, ISBN 9782247121915: (2013), Page 627-658. - 2013
Keywords: European Union, Competition, Concentrations, Unfair competition, Comparative law,

7. Update van het recht inzake elektronisch contracteren en elektronische handel
Update van het recht inzake elektronisch contracteren en elektronische handel / Jos Dumortier, Geert Somers. - Brugge : Die Keure. - Pagina 67-100 In: ICT- en mediarecht / P. Valcke, J. Dumortier (eds.), ISBN 9789048617869: (2013), Pagina 67-100. - 2013
Keywords: Belgium, Internet, E-commerce, Consumers, Contracts, Digital signature, Law of contracts, Private international law,

8. The Role of UNCITRAL in Fostering the Rule of Law
The Role of UNCITRAL in Fostering the Rule of Law / Samira Musayeva and Renaud Sorieul. - Chicago, IL : American Bar Association Section of International Law. - Page 99-109 In: Promoting the Rule of Law : a Practitioner's Guide to Key Issues and Developments / edited by Lelia Mooney ; foreword by Justice Richard J. Goldstone, ISBN 9781627221399: (2013), Page 99-109. - 2013
Keywords: United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, International commercial law, Rule of law,

9. A autonomia da vontade no direito brasileiro e sua expansão para o direito de família internacional: as novidades na área de cobrança de alimentos internacionais
A autonomia da vontade no direito brasileiro e sua expansão para o direito de família internacional: as novidades na área de cobrança de alimentos internacionais / Nadia de Araujo. - São Paulo : Thomson Reuters/Revista dos Tribunais. - Page 423-440 In: Direito privado, constituição e fronteiras : encontros da Associação Luso-Alemã de Juristas no Brasil / Stefan Grundmann ; Gilmar Mendes ; Claudia Lima Marques, Christian Baldus, Manuel Malheiros, organizadores ; Ana Prata, Augusto Jaeger Junior, Benjamin Herzog, Bruno Miragem, Carl Friedrich Nordmeier, Christian Baldus, Claudia Lima Marques, Erik Jayme, Gilma Ferreira Mendes, Hans-Uwe Erichsen, Ingo Wolfgang Sarlet, Jan Schapp, Jorge Ferreira Sinde Monteiro, Laura Schertel Mendes, Marcelo Schenk Duque, nadia de Araujo, Paulo Borba Casella, Peter-Christian Müller-Graff, Stefan Grundmann, ISBN 9788520350263: (2013), Page 423-440. - 2013
Keywords: Brazil, Party autonomy, Private international law, International contracts, Family law,

10. Retour sur une question occultée
Retour sur une question occultée : la nationalité en droit OHADA / François Anoukaha In: Penant: revue de droit des pays d'Afrique = ISSN 0336-1551: vol. 124, issue 888 (jun-sep), page 281-302. - 2014
Keywords: Africa, Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa, Commercial law,

11. Société créee de fait et société de fait en droit OHADA
Société créee de fait et société de fait en droit OHADA : l'apport de l'Acte uniforme révisé relatif au droit des sociétés commerciales et du groupement d'intérêt économique / Charles Mba-Owono In: Penant: revue de droit des pays d'Afrique = ISSN 0336-1551: vol. 124, issue 888 (jun-sep), page 353-371. - 2014
Keywords: Africa, Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa, Commercial companies, Company law, Unification of law, Economic interest grouping,

12. La nouvelle définition du commerçant de l'acte uniforme OHADA au régard de la théorie juridique de l'acte de commerce
La nouvelle définition du commerçant de l'acte uniforme OHADA au régard de la théorie juridique de l'acte de commerce / A. Desmonds Eyango Djombi In: Penant: revue de droit des pays d'Afrique = ISSN 0336-1551: vol. 124, issue 888 (jun-sep), page 372-387. - 2014
Keywords: Cameroon, Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa, Company law, Unification of law,

13. The International Market for Contracts
The International Market for Contracts : the Most Attractive Contract Laws / Gilles Cuniberti In: Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business = ISSN 0196-3228: vol. 34, issue 3, page 455-517. - 2014
Keywords: International Chamber of Commerce, International arbitral awards, International contracts, Choice of law, Law of contracts, International commercial arbitration,

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