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Rethinking choice of law in cross-border sales, Gustavo Moser

Table Of Contents
Intro -- Preface -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 Choice of Law in Practice - Empirical Studies -- 1.1 Efforts to Reveal Parties' Preferences -- 1.1.1 Previous Studies on Choice of Law Decision-Making Processes -- 1.1.1.1 Pre-2008 Studies: Pioneering Initiatives -- 1.1.2 Post-2008 Studies: Innovative Works -- 1.1.2.1 Studies on Choice of Law -- 1.1.2.2 Studies on CISG Opt-Outs -- 1.1.3 Screening the Results or What Have We Learned from These Studies? -- 1.1.3.1 Overlaps and General Trends -- 1.1.3.2 The Foundations for a Global Study -- 1.2 A Global Empirical Survey -- 1.2.1 Survey Goals -- 1.2.2 Respondent Profile -- 1.2.3 Method -- 1.2.4 Survey Results -- 1.2.4.1 Legal Considerations -- 1.2.4.2 Economic Considerations -- 1.2.4.3 Most Desirable Substantive Law: Features -- 1.2.4.4 National Law -- 1.2.4.5 CISG -- 1.2.4.6 National Law or the CISG: What Is the Most Legally and Economically Advantageous Solution? -- 1.3 Comparative Analysis -- 1.3.1 Summary of the Findings -- 1.3.2 Weighting of Practical and Legal Considerations and the 'Black Box' -- 2 The Unexplored World of Contracting Parties' Minds -- 2.1 Rational Choices -- 2.1.1 Compensatory Strategy and Maximization of Benefits -- 2.1.2 Deductive Logic and Cognitive Limitations -- 2.2 Intuition -- 2.2.1 Heuristics -- 2.2.2 Affect -- 2.2.3 The 'Ice Cream Flavour' Dilemma -- 2.3 Global Empirical Survey on Choice of Law -- 2.3.1 Highlights of the Survey Results -- 2.3.1.1 Rational Choices -- 2.3.1.2 Intuitive Responses -- 3 Market Distortions and Imperfections: The 'Stage' of the Art -- 3.1 Bounded Rationality -- 3.1.1 Market Players -- 3.1.2 Opportunistic Behaviour -- 3.1.3 Contractual Incompleteness -- 3.1.3.1 Why a Complete Contract Can Be Costly -- 3.1.3.2 When Less Is More? -- 3.2 Asymmetric Information -- 3.2.1 Contractual Gaps
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
1st ed.
Physical Description
1 online resource (262 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9789462748521

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