International Trade Contracts

  • Eun Sup Lee
Chapter

Learning Objectives

  1. 1.

    Writing and formatting international trade contracts;

     
  2. 2.

    Defining and clarifying the relevant technical terms, including inquiries and invitations to contract, quotation, and offer, so as to give legal force to effective contract formation;

     
  3. 3.

    The importance and contractual function of unconditional and unqualified communication of acceptance;

     
  4. 4.

    The concept of contract by conduct compared with contract by expressed acceptance;

     
  5. 5.

    Newly established judicial trends reflecting the principle of “mirror image rule” in relation to the battle of forms;

     

Keywords

Supra Note Contractual Obligation Additional Period Hague Convention Bilateral Contract 
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  8. Kouladis N (2006) Principles of Law Relating to International Trade. Springer, pp. 201–212Google Scholar
  9. Kouladis N (2006) Principles of Law Relating to International Trade. Springer, pp. 151–178Google Scholar
  10. Zeller B (2007) CISG and the Unification of International Trade Law. Routledge-CavendishGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eun Sup Lee
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  1. 1.Division of International TradePusan National UniversityPusanRepublic of South Korea

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