International Sales

Credits: 2.00
Faculty: Jack Wiener

This course will cover cross-border sales transactions between parties in different nations, and how both domestic laws and international treaties impact the creation of agreements and the resolution of disputes. It will focus primarily on sales of goods, with an emphasis on the Vienna Convention, how the convention differs from the Uniform Commercial Code, and the treatys real-world application. Issues covered will include offer, acceptance, formation, the statute of frauds, express and implied warranties, risk of loss, remedies, and damages. The course will also touch upon the cross-border sale of securities, and risk and compliance issues raised by such sales.