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An enquiry into the law merchant of the United States, or, Lex mercatoria americana

An enquiry into the law merchant of the United States, or, Lex mercatoria americana

on several heads of commercial importance : dedicated by permission to Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States : in two volumes.

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Published by Printed By Isaac Collins & Son, for Abraham and Arthur Stansbury. in New-York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commercial law -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLex mercatoria americana.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 1978.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxxxviii, 648, clxvii p.
    Number of Pages648
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17706051M

    George Caines, An Enquiry Into the Law Merchant of the United States, or, Lex mercatoria americana: On Several Heads of Commercial Importance: Dedicated by Permission to Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, 2 volumes (New York: Isaac Collins & Son, ) — the first book published in the United States dealing with commercial law;. One example derives from the purported lex mercatoria [3] or “international law merchant” whose academic revival a half century ago sparked support from the French, [4] and skepticism on the part of many in Britain, [5] while in passing providing younger scholars with the delightful prospect of taking sides in the exciting intellectual.

    Enquiry into the Law Merchant of the United States; or, Lex Mercatoria Americana, on Several Heads of Commercial Importance (George Caines), , Enterprize (U.S. schooner), , n Eppes, John Wayles (TJ's son-in-law). Development, universality and common understanding of lex mercatoria speak on behalf the following features of lex mercatoria: 1. transnationality 2. standard forms of contracts, 3. international trade usage's as a source of lex, 4. arbitration, to which are submitted trade disputes, 5. tendency of international codification of lex mercatoria. 1.

    An Enquiry into the Law Merchant of the United States; Or, Lex The First American Treatise on Commercial Law [Caines, George ()]. An Enquiry into the Law Merchant of the United States; Or, Lex Mercatoria Americana, on Several Heads of Commercial Importance. Dedicated by Permission to Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States. The Lex Mercatoria Doctrine and the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts. strive to provide the missing link between the Principles and the doctrine of an emerging transnational commercial law, a new law merchant or lex mercatoria. In addition, this Article will investigate the legal character of the Principles and.


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An enquiry into the law merchant of the United States; or, Lex mercatoria americana, on several heads of commercial importance in two volumes. Vol. New York: printed by Isaac Collins & sons, Enquiry into the law merchant of the United States, or, Lex mercatoria americana, on several heads of commercial importance: Vol.

New-York: Printed by Isaac Collins & Son, (DLC) (OCoLC) Microform version: Caines, George, Enquiry into the law merchant of the United States, or, Lex mercatoria americana. An enquiry into the law merchant of the United States, or, Lex mercatoria americana, on several heads of commercial importance: in two volumes.

Vol. An enquiry into the law merchant of the United States, or, Lex mercatoria americana: on several heads of commercial importance: dedicated by permission to Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States:. Lex mercatoria (from the Latin for "merchant law"), often referred to as "the Law Merchant" in English, is the body of commercial law used by merchants throughout Europe during the medieval period.

It evolved similar to English common law as a system of custom and best practice, which was enforced through a system of merchant courts along the main trade routes.

HE lex mercatoria (meaning "law merchant" in Latin)' dates back time was inadequate in governing these types of merchant transactions.4 As states and national law began to arise during medieval times, the lex mercatoria fell into disuse in favor of domestic state law.

5 But in the s it was. For which reason the affairs of commerce are regulated by a law of their own, called the law merchant or lex mercatoria.' 15 In despite of their similarity, there is an important intrinsic difference between these two views of the lex mercatoria.

An enquiry into the law merchant of the United States, or, Lex mercatoria americana on several heads of commercial importance Publisher: New York: Printed for Abraham and Arthur Stansbury by Isaac Collins & Son, An Enquiry Into the Law Merchant of the United States, Or, Lex Mercatoria Americana George Caines Lex Mercatoria Rediviva This collection reveals the history of English common law and Empire law in a vastly changing world of British expansion.

Dominating the legal field is the Commentaries of the Law of England by Sir William Blackstone. Add tags for "An enquiry into the law merchant of the United States, or, Lex mercatoria americana on several heads of commercial importance".

Be the first. Similar Items. The First American Treatise on Commercial Law Caines, George An Enquiry into the Law Merchant of the United States; Or, Lex Mercatoria Americana, on Several Heads of Commercial Importance.

Dedicated by Permission to Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1 all : George Caines. Lex mercatoriahas been variously described by its advocates as “a set of. general principles and customary rules spontaneously referred to or elaborated. in the framework of international trade, without reference to a particular.

national system of law,”7a “regime for international trade, spontaneously and. Pris: kr. Häftad, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp An Enquiry Into the Law Merchant of the United States, Or, Lex Mercatoria Americana av George Caines på law”, and we have many examples, especially in State contracts about these formulations, the lex mercatoria or the like.

So, in a nutshell, all that confirms that the UNIDROIT Principles have been designed to try to codify, as much as possible, the lex mercatoria, just giving a black letter face to its difficult body of rules 5.

an enquiry into the law merchant of the united states, or, lex mercatoria americana, on several heads of commercial importance / [george caines]. New York: Isaac Collins & Son, KFC The book offers a theoretically justified and pragmatic concept of the so-called 'lex mercatoria' contributing to the debate concerning the existence of this law as an autonomous, a-national and universal legal system established by trade practice.

This new work equips commercial arbitrators and counsel with a formula to 'recognize' and apply a rule of the lex mercatoria in practice. It argues.

istence of a lex mercatoria, in the past or in the present. It is the theoretical possibility of a law merchant, and whether it can be considered to be law. Indeed, while the re-ality of lex mercatoria is still in dispute, its theories have become more sophisticated. The most promising one comes from systems theory and the theory of autopoiesis.

ICSID REVIEW-FOREIGN INVESTMENT LAW JOURNAL out that the tremendous amount of academic attention devoted to lex mercatoria has only given rise to a very limited number of principles.

In contrast, some authors take an extremely broad view of lex mercatoria, finding examples of lex mercatoria principles in the most diverse sets of circum- stance~.~~ Certain arbitral awards influenced by lex.

An enquiry into the law merchant of the United States, or, Lex mercatoria americana, on several heads of commercial importance / By.

dings, may weaken the theoretical base of lex mercatoria. In my opinion, lex mercatoria, in its origin, constitutes a problem of contract law, which aims to resolve international contractual disputes via a-national substan-tive rules of law, and therefore shall remain as a concept of international contract law.Plagiarism.

At least a portion of this article plagiarizes A Contemporary Concept of Monetary Sovereignty By Claus D. Zimmermann, which can be found on Google Books. For example the following is from Zimmermann's book on page "Literally meaning 'merchant law' the medieval lex mercatoria was a body of trading principles that evolved as a system of custom and best practice, common to.transactions to the law of a particular state or nation, the lex mercatoria, a concept that connotes a set of transnational norms,2 would govern them directly, without the intervention of choice-of-law rules.

To link these divergent approaches with the.