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Part III Formation of The Contract, 11 Electronic Communications

From: Global Sales and Contract Law

Ingeborg Schwenzer, Pascal Hachem, Christopher Kee

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 15 June 2024

Formation of contract — Electronic commerce and choice of law
11.01 The importance of electronic communication in today’s world cannot be overestimated. It is therefore hardly surprising that institutions have tried to draft rules to regulate this phenomenon as most civil codes and even the CISG were drafted when revolutionary technological possibilities as have emerged in the last 20 years were far from even being imaginable. Although this does not apply to the recent uniform projects, only the DCFR has included some very rudimentary provisions on electronic communication.1 11.02 These developments have been recognized in...
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