- Breach of contract — Remedies for breach of contract — Obligations of the buyer — Obligations of the seller
This chapter builds on the previous chapter's discussion in drawing distinctions between the CISG and English law. This time the chapter considers the remedies for a breach of contract. In the event of non-performance by one of the contracting parties, various remedies are made available to the other under the CISG, largely recognizable by a common lawyer if not always available in the circumstances and to the same extent in English law. There is, however, a major structural difference that should be observed from the outset. English law draws a sharp distinction between breach of contract and the effect on a contract of impossibility or frustrating circumstances.