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Lex mercatoria material related to Article 6 CISG

For lex mercatoria material on party autonomy or freedom of contract:

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


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

  2. Scroll to Chapter IV: Contract, Section I: General principles. No. IV.1.1 - Freedom of contract.

    "The parties are free to enter into contracts and to determine their contents (principle of party autonomy."

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

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