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The Elements

Steven J. Burton

in Elements of Contract Interpretation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337495
eISBN:
9780199868650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337495.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter presents the “elements” of contract interpretation. The elements are the evidentiary facts that an interpreter may take into account lawfully when identifying the terms to be ... More


Substantive Recognition of the Lex Mercatoria

Orsolya Toth

in The Lex Mercatoria in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199685721
eISBN:
9780191765711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685721.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the method of establishing a lex mercatoria rule in practice. The analysis is relevant in arbitration where the lex mercatoria applies and in court proceedings where trade ... More


Framework for an Analytical Account—Clarifying Terminology

Orsolya Toth

in The Lex Mercatoria in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199685721
eISBN:
9780191765711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685721.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Private International Law

This chapter makes terminological clarifications to develop the framework for the proposed account of the lex mercatoria. It argues that the ‘international business community’ should be perceived as ... More


Norms Arising from the Values Shared by International Commercial Arbitrators

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter describes aspects of international arbitration culture that arise from the values shared by international arbitrators. It identifies four categories of social norms that correspond to ... More


Capitalisation of Interest

Max Loubser

in European Contract Law: Scots and South African Perspectives

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624256
eISBN:
9780748651429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624256.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter explores the issues of capitalisation of interest under the Principles of European Contract Law (PECL), discussing the nature and function of interest and the history of rules of ... More


The Future of Contract Law

Joshua Karton

in The Culture of International Arbitration and The Evolution of Contract Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658008
eISBN:
9780191757914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658008.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the implications of international commercial arbitration culture for the future of contract law. In particular, it identifies the substantive law doctrines that arbitrators are ... More


Lex Mercatoria—The Debate as it Currently Stands

Orsolya Toth

in The Lex Mercatoria in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199685721
eISBN:
9780191765711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685721.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Private International Law

This chapter provides an overview of the lex mercatoria debate and argues that the discourse suffers from deficiencies. First, there is an overwhelming advocatory style amongst commentators to the ... More


The Lex Mercatoria in Theory and Practice

Orsolya Toth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199685721
eISBN:
9780191765711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685721.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Private International Law

The book engages in the debate about the so-called ‘lex mercatoria’ by offering a theoretically justified and pragmatic account. It tests the proposition that the lex mercatoria is a universal, ... More


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