Agreed sums payable upon breach of an obligation : rethinking penalty and liquidated damages clauses /

Unique in its breadth, this book undertakes a comparative analysis of the ways in which legal systems in all regions of the world deal with agreed sums payable upon breach of an obligation. The book shows divergences and convergences and indicates trends as to the future development of the law. It a...

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Author / Creator:Hachem, Pascal, 1981-
Imprint:The Hague, The Netherlands : Eleven International Pub., [2011]
Portland, Or. : Sold and distributed in the USA and Canada [by] International Specialized Book Services
©2011
Description:1 online resource (217 pages).
Language:English
Series:International commerce and arbitration ; volume 7
International commerce and arbitration ; v. 7.
Subject:Liquidated damages.
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Liquidated damages.
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Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11223461
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ISBN:9789460944338
9460944337
9789490947040
9490947040
Notes:Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universität Basel, 2009.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-201).
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Summary:Unique in its breadth, this book undertakes a comparative analysis of the ways in which legal systems in all regions of the world deal with agreed sums payable upon breach of an obligation. The book shows divergences and convergences and indicates trends as to the future development of the law. It also deals with the treatment of agreed sums under the 1980 UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), offering the first comprehensive solution to this issue based on comparative analysis. For practitioners as well as researchers, this book is a valuable source of informa.
Other form:Print version: Hachem, Pascal, 1981- Agreed sums payable upon breach of an obligation 9789490947040
Standard no.:9786613274762