13.01 It has been noted elsewhere1 that, so far as English law is concerned, obligations expressed in sterling or in a foreign currency are now to be treated on broadly the same footing. This, however, should not be taken to imply that private international law has no role to play in the field of monetary obligations.2 This point, should, in many ways, be obvious. For instance, many contracts governed by English law will include obligations expressed in currencies other than sterling, and a description of a foreign currency obligation inevitably rests to some...
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