854 Pages 32 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    854 Pages 32 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    International Trade Law offers a clear overview of the complexities of an international sale transaction through informed analysis of case law, legislation, and international conventions and rules. Fully updated with changes to the law and new directions in legal debate, this new edition considers:

    • Standard trade terms including INCOTERMS 2010, the Convention on International Sales of Goods 1980 and the UNIDROIT Principles for International Commercial Contracts 
    • E-Commerce issues, including electronic bills of lading
    • Insurance and payment mechanisms, such as letters of credit and the UCP 600
    • International transportation of cargo, including the Rotterdam Rules
    • Dispute resolution (including jurisdiction, applicable law, arbitration and mediation), with particular reference to the relevant EU regulations and the developing case-law thereon
    • Corruption and anti-corruption conventions, including the UK Bribery Act 2010 and developments relating to deferred prosecution agreements

    In addition to clarifying a range of topics through tables and diagrams, the book directs readers to relevant further reading and online resources throughout, offering students an accessible resource to this often challenging area of the law.

    Introduction Part I International Sales Of Goods  Overview  Chapter 1 Standard Trade Terms  Chapter 2 The Vienna Convention On The International Sale Of Goods 1980  Part II Regulating The Electronic Commerce Environment  Overview  Chapter 3 Electronic Commerce – Legal Issues And Harmonisation  Chapter 4 The Electronic Transaction And Security Issues  Part III Transportation Of Cargo  Overview  Chapter 5 Transportation Of Goods By Sea – Charterparties  Chapter 6 Bills Of Lading  Chapter 7 Bills Of Lading And Common Law  Chapter 8 Carriage Of Goods By Sea: Bills Of Lading And The Carriage Of Goods By Sea Act 1971 (Hague-Visby Rules)  Chapter 9 The Hamburg Rules And Recent Developments The Rotterdam Rules  Chapter 10 International Carriage Of Goods By Air  Chapter 11 International Carriage Of Goods By Rail  Chapter 12 International Carriage Of Goods By Road  Chapter 13 International Multimodal Transport  Part IV Financing And Insurance  Overview  Chapter 14 Marine Insurance  Chapter 15 Letters Of Credit  Part V Dispute Resolution  Overview  Chapter 16 Civil Jurisdiction  Chapter 17 Choice Of Law  Chapter 18 Foreign Judgments  Chapter 19 Arbitration  Chapter 20 Mediation (Conciliation): An Alternative Form Of Dispute Resolution  Part VI Corruption  Overview  Chapter 21 Fighting Corruption In International Business


    Indira Carr is Research Professor of Law at the University of Surrey.

    Peter Stone was (until his recent retirement) Professor of Law at the University of Essex.

    Reviews for the fifth edition:

    ‘Many of my students have commented on how useful Indira Carr’s book had been to them… This book is on the top of my list of suggested key textbooks.’

    Dr Simone Lamont-Black, Edinburgh University, UK

    ‘This is an excellently written, comprehensive and easy to navigate through book. It is an indispensable resource for academics, practitioners and students.’

    Dr Jadranka Petrovic, Monash University, Australia

    ‘It is an excellent work on the major elements of international trade which accurately reflects the law and is essential for practitioners as well as students.’

    Masood Ahmed, Associate Professor, University of Leicester, UK

    ‘Carr’s book is fluently written and richly informative on the current state of the law and practice in field […] often bringing out the historical context of the international dynamics of commercial transactions’.

    Dr Priscilla Schwartz, University of East London, UK