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Lex Mercatoria Essays on International Commercial Law in Honour of Francis Reynolds

Edited By Francis Rose Copyright 2000
    444 Pages
    by Informa Law from Routledge

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    This collection of essays has been written in honour of Francis Reynolds upon his retirement, in recognition of his great service to the law during his distinguished career. They cover the areas in which Francis Reynolds has been most active – English commercial and maritime law in an international context. Topics covered include contract law, the law of agency, carriage of goods by sea, international sale of goods, bankers’ commercial credits and conflict of laws.

    Chapter 1. Some Thoughts on the Classification of Contract Terms Brian Davenport Chapter 2. Deviation and the Ordinary Law Brian Cole Chapter 3. Agency and the Criminal Law Rt Hon. Lord Hobhouse of Woodborough Chapter 4. Power and Authority in the Law of Agency Hugo Tiberg Chapter 5. Pollution , Limitation and Carriage in The Aegean Sea Nicholas Gaskell Chapter 6 the Carrier's Duty of Seaworthiness Under the Hague Rules Malcolm Clarke Chapter 7. The Duty of Care in a Marine Context- Is There Someone to Blame? Lindsay East Chapter 8. Due Diligence and Delegation Sir Stephen Tomlinson Chapter 9. The Law of Sales and the Law of Contract: Some Remarks on the United Nations Convention on International Sales Jan Hellner Chapter 10. The Doctrine of Strict Compliance: Its Development and Current Construction Peter Ellinger Chapter 11. the "Battle of the Forms" and the Conflict of Laws Gerhard Dannemann Chapter 12. Anti-Suit Injunctions in a Complex World Adrian Briggs Chapter 13. The Role of the Lex Loci Arbitri in International Commercial Arbitration Sir Roy Goode Chapter 14. Pre-Judgment Interest in the Conflict of Laws Anthony Guest Chapter 15. The Enforceability of Agreements under EC and UK Competition Law Richard Whish Chapter 16. Contract, Public Law and Accountability Paul Craig Chapter 17. The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 and the Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea Sir Guenter Treitel


    Professor Francis Rose is a Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Bristol.