17. CISG Article 79 - Part I (9:09)

Peter Mazzacano discusses the development and modern concepts of excuses for non-performance in common and civil law systems. He then analyses the CISG Article 79 and its autonomous character in relation to the various domestic concepts.

Peter J. Mazzacano

Peter Mazzacano, B.A., M.L.A., M.B.A., LL.M., Ph.D., is the Founder and Editor of CISG Canada, which is dedicated to Canadian jurisprudence on the UN International Sale of Goods Convention.

He taught International Business Law at Ryerson University and served as a Visiting Professor and Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, where he taught Legal Process, Civil Procedure, and International Dispute Resolution. Peter currently works in the Legal Department at Orlando Corporation, near Toronto, Canada, and continues to teach Business Law courses at the University of Guelph and Sheridan College. is a former Visiting Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. He is currently a Lecturer in Law at the University of Derby Online where he tutors LL.M. courses on National and International Sale of GoodsCompany LawLegal Scholarshipet al. He also supervises LL.M. student dissertations in the area of international commercial law. 

His scholarly articles on the CISG and other international commercial law topics can be found on the  Social Science Research Network ("SSRN")

Contact email: pmazzacano@gmail.com.

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Last updated: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017