Choice of Law Issues in International Sale of Goods Contracts


The growing quality and quantity of today’s international sales of goods activities is unquestionably influential and vital to the shaping of current national economies throughout the world.

The present work will explore the issue of choice of law questions in international sale of goods contracts by examining the approaches of the Vienna 1980 Convention, the Hague 1955 Convention and the 1985 Draft Convention. The present work concludes by showing that it is advisable for a forum to use the 2nd Restatement approach in such a situation because of the degree of flexibility it offers in international trade practices.