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Lex mercatoria material related to Article 11 CISG

For lex mercatoria material on the informality principle:

  1. Go to the CENTRAL Transnational Law Database (TLDB).


    Click TLDB's "List of Lex Mercatoria Principles".

  2. Scroll to Chapter IV: Contract, Section 3: Form requirements, No. IV.3.1 - Principle of informality.

    "Contractual declarations are valid even when they are not evidenced in writing."

    The TLDB database provides annotations to this text. The TLDB annotations address Doctrine, Principles/Model Laws, Conventions, National Legislation.

Pace Law School Institute of International Commercial Law - Last updated January 28, 2003