Law of International Business in Australasia

Law of International Business in Australasia

2nd edition

By Vivienne Bath and GabriŽl Moens


The revised and updated second edition of Law of International Business in Australasia has been written by Vivienne Bath and Gabriël Moens, with significant contributions from Luca Castellani. It deals with the core topics of international business transactions, including international sales contracts, international commercial terms, carriage of goods by sea, land and air, international investment and intellectual property, regulation of imports and exports, and international commercial dispute settlement, especially arbitration.

This second edition includes:

  • new sections on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts, the Lex Mercatoria, and a revised section on Incoterms 2010;
  • updated material on carriage of goods by sea and air;
  • sections on Bank Payment Obligations (BPOs), the use of digital currencies as a method of payment, and Docdex;
  • expanded coverage of domestic investment regimes and bilateral and plurilateral free trade and investment agreements, with a focus on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP);
  • information about legal aspects of the use of electronic transactions, including the recent UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records; and
  • a substantially expanded coverage of international commercial arbitration and investor-state arbitration and other methods of dispute resolution.

Law of International Business in Australasia will assist practitioners, students and business people in their understanding of the legal and practical aspects of international trade and operations.


Published 2 October 2019
Publisher The Federation Press
ISBN 9781760022136
Australian RRP $120.00
International Price $110.00