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Translex-Principles

The TransLex-Principles are a systematic online-collection of principles and rules of transnational commercial law. They are being used by counsel and arbitrators in international arbitrations as well as contract drafters, academics and participants of moot court competitions in international arbitration across the globe. Read more about the ancient and New Lex Mercatoria.
Chapter I: General provisions
Section 1: Good faith, forfeiture, abuse of rights and interpretation of the Principles
Section 2: Reasonableness; trade usages; professional competence
Section 3: Transfer of rights; lex specialis
Chapter II: Agency
Chapter III: Set-off; assignment
Chapter IV: Contract
Section 1: General principles
Section 2: Conclusion of contract
Section 3: Contracting under standard terms
Section 4: Form requirements; language
Section 5: Interpretation
Section 6: Contractual obligations
Section 7: Invalidity of contract
Section 8: Precontractual liability
Chapter V: Performance
Section 1: General Principles
Section 2: Payment of money debts
Chapter VI: Non-Performance
Chapter VII: Damages
Chapter VIII: Hardship
Chapter IX: Unjust enrichment / restitution
Chapter X: Corporations
Chapter XI: Expropriation
Chapter XII: Proof, means of evidence
Chapter XIII: International arbitration
Section 1: Arbitration agreement
Section 2: Arbitral tribunal
Section 3: Arbitral procedure
Section 4: Award; termination of proceedings
Section 5: Confidentiality
Chapter XIV: Private international law
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