The Myth of Trade Usage: A Talk for KCON

Barry Law Review (Forthcoming)

13 Pages Posted: 14 Dec 2017

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Lisa Bernstein

University of Chicago - Law School; University of Oxford - Centre for Corporate Reputation

Date Written: December 12, 2017

Abstract

This talk reviews and integrates many of my prior studies of trade usages in merchant communities, concluding that the concept is a myth—a myth that has done tremendous damage to commercial laws the world over.

Keywords: trade usage, custom, commercial law, contracts, ucc

JEL Classification: K12

Suggested Citation

Bernstein, Lisa E., The Myth of Trade Usage: A Talk for KCON (December 12, 2017). Barry Law Review (Forthcoming), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3086727 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3086727

Lisa E. Bernstein (Contact Author)

University of Chicago - Law School ( email )

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University of Oxford - Centre for Corporate Reputation

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United Kingdom

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