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Reconciliation of Legal Traditions in the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods[*]
Alejandro M. Garro  *    ** 

[Introduction]

1 . Need, Difficulty and Willingness to Compromise

II. The Hard Task of Reconciliation: Some Representative Issues

A. CIVIL LAW -- COMMON LAW
1. Role of Consideration
2. Perfection of Sale Contracts
3. Irrevocability of an Offer with a Fixed Time for Acceptance
4. Specific Performance
B. EAST -- WEST
1. Writing Requirement
2. Binding Effect of an Acceptance that "Deviates" from the Offer
3. Open-Price Terms
4. Good Faith
C. NORTH-SOUTH
1. Buyer's Notification of Non-conformity
2. Suspension of Performance
3. Passing of Risk of Goods Sold in Transit
4. Role of Trade Usages

III. Conclusion

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