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Synonyms for law merchant

the body of rules applied to commercial transactions

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Se trata de una remision que atribuye valor juridico a los usos de la lex mercatoria.
39) See Alec Stone Sweet, The New Lex Mercatoria and Transnational Governance, 13 J.
Las internacionales son: los tratados internacionales, la costumbre internacional, la doctrina internacional especializada, la jurisprudencia internacional, los principios generales del derecho internacional privado y la nueva lex mercatoria.
10) From this perspective, our interest in the lex mercatoria is driven by a more general concern with the nature and the politics of law and legal norm-creation in the "post-national" constellation.
In addition, the author includes in the group of transnational norms lex mercatoria and its specific branches, such as lex petrolea (RIBEIRO, 2006).
Yet the existence of mercantile custom and the explicit insertion of that custom into medieval mercantile disputes have led to the conclusion that there was an international lex mercatoria that created independently binding legal obligations.
Para lo anterior, la lex mercatoria hace referencia solo marginal a criterios nacionales, o dispone de ellos como recursos a los que se echa mano en situaciones ad-hoc, por ejemplo en la definicion de sedes de arbitraje situadas en estados-nacionales, o de las leyes nacionales aplicables, ambas determinadas por las partes sobre la base del principio de autonomia de la voluntad.
As nation-states gradually emerged and monarchs, princes, and parliaments took over, lex mercatoria subsided.
Hence the solution in terms of commercial usage being part of lex mercatoria, as non-national contract and arbitration in equity that would exist outside the law is not possible.
For Pellerin, Lex Mercatoria is a type of Bourdieuian 'juridical field'.
In the CAS award AEK Athens and SK Slavia Praha v UEFA, 'lex ludica' is described as a set of unwritten legal principles, a sort of lex mercatoria for sports (CAS 1998/200 at para.
As for lex mercatoria, although economic globalization has certainly given rise to a "transnational" lex mercatoria, (11) the breadth and depth of this development is insufficient; lex mercatoria will never be fully capable of shedding the primacy of its mercantile and commercial nature.
El veredicto se emitira aplicando normas y principios de derecho privado, como la lex mercatoria o ley de los comerciantes, que privilegian la proteccion de los intereses y ganancias de la empresas trasnacionales.