UNILEX and UNIDROIT on the Internet

The official UNIDROIT World Wide Web site, which is available in its entirety in both English and French, may be accessed at <http://www.unidroit.org>. UNILEX on the Internet <http://www.unilex.info/> is a newer development.

Edited by Michael Joachim Bonell, UNILEX is based on a research project started in 1992 by the Centre for Comparative and Foreign Studies - a joint venture of the Italian National Research Council, the University of Rome I "La Sapienza", and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT).

Their "about us" page describes this project:

     UNILEX is an "intelligent" database of international case law and bibliography on the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts - two of the most important international instruments for the regulation of international commercial transactions.

     UNILEX contains:

     UNILEX provides access to the decisions and arbitral awards by:

     UNILEX provides access to the bibliography by:

This material is in addition available in printed loose-leaf texts marketed by Transnational Publishers, Inc., of Ardsley, New York. There is also a portion of the UNIDROIT website devoted exclusively to the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts; see <http://www.unidroit.org/english/principles/pr-main.htm>.

Researchers are reminded that the complete version of the UNIDROIT Principles contains not only the black-letter rules but also detailed comments on each article including, where appropriate, illustrations. This complete version of the UNIDROIT Principles may be ordered from UNIDROIT, Via Panisperna 28, 00184 Rome, Italy, or seen on the Internet at: <http://www.unidroit.org/english/principles/contents.htm>.