The CISG: What Differentiates a Valid and Binding Offer from a Mere Proposal?

According to the offer and acceptance model of contract formation, an offer constitutes the starting point in the contract formation process.Following the manifestation of an offer, a contract is concluded when it is reciprocated with an acceptance by the offeree. Although the general outline is as simple as that, there are certain vital questions that… Continue reading The CISG: What Differentiates a Valid and Binding Offer from a Mere Proposal?

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Turkish International Family Law: Accession to the Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance (2007)

Turkish government has introduced a bill numbered 1/698 and dated 01.04.2016 concerning Turkey’s accession to the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance (“Hague Convention”), signed by the Prime Minister and all ministers. At the moment, the government bill has been referred to… Continue reading Turkish International Family Law: Accession to the Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance (2007)

Turkish International Family Law: Accession to Hague Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children

Turkish government has introduced a bill numbered 1/697 and dated 30.03.2016 concerning Turkey’s accession to the Hague Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children of 1996 (“Hague Convention”), signed by the Prime Minister and all ministers. At the moment, the government… Continue reading Turkish International Family Law: Accession to Hague Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children

The CISG: Could the parties conclude a contract outside the scope of the traditional “offer and acceptance” model?

All around the word, in most simple terms, a contract is defined as a legally binding agreement. There are various ways to conclude a legally binding agreement; the most common method is the “offer and acceptance” model which is also adopted by the CISG and Turkish Contract Law. UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (“PICC”)… Continue reading The CISG: Could the parties conclude a contract outside the scope of the traditional “offer and acceptance” model?