Introductions to the CISG

Primers on the CISG from common law and civil law perspectives

An overlay

A Spring 2009 update

A December 2006 introduction to the CISG

A view from South Africa

  • Analysis by Sieg Eiselen of South Africa. Analysis of: The need for unification of international sales law; Development of the CISG; Other methods to achieve legal unification or solve problems of international sales; The case for adoption; The case against adoption; Experience with the CISG thus far.

Other analyses

Seminal text

Other primers on the CISG have been prepared by law revision commissions or authorities from many countries. For citations to them, see the Bibliography on the CISG.

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