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Camilla Andersen

Professor Camilla Andersen

Professor
UWA Law School

Contact details
Address
UWA Law School
The University of Western Australia (M253)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 2843
Email
camilla.andersen@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
PhD Copen.
Biography
Camilla Baasch Andersen is a Professor at University of Western Australia. She was previously a Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, a lecturer at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary, University of London and before that she was a PhD research and teaching fellow at University of Copenhagen in her native Denmark. She has lectured externally for several universities, including SOAS in London (UK), University of Essex (UK), University of Turku (Finland) and Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia). She has worked with the CISG Advisory Council, and been the National Reporter for the United Kingdom for the International Academy of Comparative Law. She is a Trade Law Expert for UNCITRAL and sits on the UNCITRAL Australian Co-ordination Committee. She works closely with business, government and academia in pursuit of Commercial Law facilitating trade, and has written extensively on the CISG, international commerce, pro-active approaches to law and comparative commercial law. Prof Andersen was the founding co-editor of The Journal of Comparative Law and is a Fellow at the Institute of International Commercial Law at Pace Law School.
Key research
International Sales (CISG) and Comparative Commercial Law
International Commercial Dispute Resolution (esp. International Commercial Arbitration)
Publications
Forthcoming Publications:
Book:
2017: Rethinking Commercial Contracting, Edvard Elgar Publishing (with Rene Franz Henschel)
Refereed Journal Articles:
2016: [Forthcoming, in UWA Law Review] “Equity in Active Learning and Peer-Review in Designing International Commercial Law PG Units”
2016 [Forthcoming, in Journal of Law Society and Development]: “Cancelling Reservations – Greater Uniformity of the CISG through Removal of the Declarations”
2016: [Forthcoming, in Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation] “A Graphic Contract – Taking Visualisation in Contracting a Step Further (or a step too far...?)” (with Adrian Keating)
2016 [Forthcoming, in Journal of Law and Commerce] “Hardly Room for Hardship – A Functional Review of Art 79 CISG” (with David Kuster)
2016 [Forthcoming, in International Trade and Business Law Review] “Cost and Burden of Proof under the CISG – A Discussion amongst Experts” (with Jansen, Kroll, DiMatteo and Schroeter)

Recent Publications (post 2012):
Book:
2012: Theory and Practice of Harmonisation (with Mads Andenas), Edward Elgar Publishing, [ISBN-13 978 1 84980 001 3]
Book Chapters:
2016 : “Of Cats and Cream – The UK and the CISG” in Spagnolo & Schwenzer (eds) Growing the CISG, p. 1-11, Eleven Publishing [ISBN 9462366675]
2015: “Comparative Commercial Morality – How to Spin Good Faith” (with Bruno Zeller), in Andersen & Henschel (Eds) A Tribute to Joseph M Lookofsky, DJOEF Publishing, p. 16 – 29 [ISBN: 9788757435252]
2015: “What Is So Good About Good Faith? A “Devils-Advocate” Exposition of Conflicting Views on the Utility of Good Faith in Modern Transnational Sales” (with Sean Thomas) in Gagliardi, Nasser & Venosa (eds) "CISG e o Brasil: Desafios e Perspectivas" (CISG and Brazil: Challenges and Perspectives) ATLAS, p. 206-261.
2014: “CISG in National Courts” in DiMatteo (Ed), International Sales Law, A Global Challenge, p. 63 – 78, Cambridge University Press ISBN 9781107020382.
2013: “Reservations of the CISG: Regional Trends and Developments” in Spagnolo & Schwenzer (Eds) Globalization versus Regionalization; The 4th Annual MAA Schlechtriem CISG Conference, p. 1 -13, Eleven International Publishing [ISBN 978-94-6236-066-2].
2012: “Pre-Contractual Mediation – Transplanting Techniques and Introducing a Neutral Contract Facilitator” in Gerlinde Berger-Walliser & Kim Østergaard (eds.) Proactive Law in a Business Environment, p. 155 – 170, DJOEF Publishing [ISBN 978-87-574-2759-2]
2012: “Uniformity and Harmonization by Case Law – the CISG and the Global Jurisconsultorium” in Fogt (ed) Unification and Harmonization of International Commercial Law: Interaction or Deharmonization, p. 175 – 191, Wolters Kluwer [ISBN 9041132821].

Refereed Journal Articles:
2016 “Australian Trade Policy: is the economic significance of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME’s) reflected in our trade agreements and outcomes?” (with Bruno Zeller), Global Journal of Comparative Law 5, p. 262-278
2016 “Good Faith – The Gordian Knot of International Commerce” (with Bruno Zeller), 28 Pace Int'l L. Rev. 1, available at: http://digitalcommons.pace.edu/pilr/vol28/iss1/1
2016: “The Unruly horse in China: The Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and Public Policy” (with Bruno Zeller and YuXian Liu) in International Trade and Business Law Review Vol XIX
2015 “Judicialization of Arbitration through focus on the Seat – Time to Rethink?” (with Bruno Zeller) Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Arbitration Vol 19(2) p. 191 - 209
2015 : ‘A New Challenge for Commercial Practitioners: Making the Most of Shared Laws and their “jurisconsultorium”’ in UNSW Law Journal Issue 38(3) p 911-935
2014, 'Good Faith? Good Grief!', XVII International Trade and Business Law Review - Festschrift for Bruno Zeller, pp. 310-321.
2013 “Breaking the Mould of Scope – Unusual Usage of the CISG”, in [2013] 16:2 Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration [ISSN 1439-9741] p. 113-122
2012: “Recent Removals of Reservations under the International Sales Law – Winds of Change heralding a Greater Unity of the CISG?” in [2012] Journal of Business Law Issue 8, 698 – 712 [ISSN 0021-9460]
2012: “Article 39 of the CISG and its Noble Month for Notice-Giving; A (gracefully) Ageing Doctrine?” in Journal of Law and Commerce Vol 30: 185 – 202

Older Publications (pre 2012):
Books:
2011: A Practitioner's Guide to the CISG, Transnational Juris (with Francesco Mazzotta, & Bruno Zeller), 1218 pages, [ISBN-13 978-1-933833-37-8]
2009: Sharing International Commercial Law across National Boundaries (with Ulrich Schroeter), Wildy, Simmons & Hill, [ISBN 1898029970]
2007: Uniform Application of the International Sales Law: Understanding Uniformity, the Global Jurisconsultorium and Examination and Notification Provisions of the CISG, Kluwer, 350 pages, [ISBN 978 90 411 2616 0]
2006: The Uniformity of the CISG and its Jurisconsultorium; An analysis of the term and a closer look at examination and notification, Volume 1, Aarhus School of Business Publishing, [ISBN 87-91523-28-1 (1)]
2006: The Uniformity of the CISG and its Jurisconsultorium; An analysis of the term and a closer look at examination and notification, Volume 2, Aarhus School of Business Publishing, [ISBN 87-91523-28-1 (2)]
Book Chapters:
2011: “Applied uniformity of a Uniform Commercial Law: Ensuring functional harmonisation of uniform texts through a global jurisconsultorium of the CISG”, in Andersen & Andenas (eds) Theory and Practice of Harmonisation, p. 30-51, Edvard Elgar Publishing, [ISBN-13 978 1 84980 001 3]
2011: “Towards a Theory and Practice of Harmonisation”, in Andersen & Andenas (eds) Theory and Practice of Harmonisation, p. 572-595, Edvard Elgar Publishing [ISBN-13 978 1 84980 001 3] (with Ross Ashcroft and Mads Andenas)
2011: “Noblesse Oblige…? Revisiting the “Noble Month” and the Expectations and Accomplishments it has prompted” in Muller-Chen/Buchler (eds.) Festschrift for Ingeborg Schwenzer: Private Law National - Global - Comparative, Band I p. 33-50, Stämpfli Verlag AG, Bern. [ISBN 978-3-7272-2956-5]
2009: “Macro-Systematic Interpretation: Interplay between the CISG and Other Uniform Law Sources" in Janssen/Meyer (eds.) Methodology of the CISG, p. 207 – 261, Sellier European Law Publishers [ISBN 978-3-86653-070-6]
2009: “General Principles of the CISG”, in Andersen and Schroeter (eds.) Sharing International Commercial Law across National Boundaries, Wildy, Simmons & Hill, p. 13-34. [ISBN 1898029970]
2008: “National Report of the United Kingdom” in Ferrari (ed.) The CISG and its Impact on National Legal Systems, p. 303-311, Sellier European Law Publishers, [ISBN 978-3-86653-078-2]
2008: “General Principles of the CISG”, in Andersen and Schroeter (eds.) Sharing International Commercial Law across National Boundaries, Wildy, Simmons & Hill March 2008, p. 13-34. [ISBN 1898029970]
2007: “Arts 26/39 CISG-UP-PECL”, in Felemegas (ed), An International Approach to the Interpretation of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980) as Uniform sales Law, Cambridge University Press, p. 133-138, [ISBN 978-0-521-86872-3]
2001: “Uniformity of the CISG in the first Decade of its Application”, in Mistelis, Cremona & Fletcher (eds), Foundations and Perspectives of International Trade Law, Sweet & Maxwell, p. 289- 298 [ISBN 0-421-74100-7]
1998: “Reasonable Time in the CISG – is Article 39(1) truly a uniform provision?”, in Review of the CISG 1998, Kluwer Law International [ISBN 90-411-9352-9] p. 63-177
Refereed Journal Articles:
2009: “The Global Jurisconsultorium of the CISG Revisited” in Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration (2009) 13 VJ (1) p. 43-70
2007: "The Duty to Examine Goods under the Uniform International Sales Law - An Analysis of Article 38 CISG", in European Business Law Review 18-4, p. 797-814
2007: “Defining Uniformity in Law”, in Uniform Law Review/ Revue de droit uniforme (UNIDROIT), 2007:1, p. 5-55
2005: “A New Direction for Comparative Legal Studies?”, with William Twining et al., in Journal of Comparative Law Vol 1 no 1 p. 100 - 176
2005:“Exceptions to the Notification Rule – are they uniformly interpreted?”, in 9 Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration, Vol 9(1), (1/2005) 17-42,
2005: “The Uniform International Sales Law and the Global Jurisconsultorium”, in 24 Journal of Law and Commerce p. 159-179
2005: “The Chinese Declaration against Oral Contracts under the CISG”, 8 Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration, p. 145-164
2004: “From Resource of Law to Source of Law: The Internet as a Source of Law in Unifying the Jurisprudence of the CISG”, 2004(3) Journal of Information, Law & Technology. http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/elj/jilt/2004_3/andersen/
2004: “Caselaw on CISG Articles 38 and 39 (Annex to CISG OP 2)”, CISG Advisory Council, in Internationales Handelsrecht 2004 Vol 4, p. 167-175
2003: “The Chinese Declaration as to Form of Contracts under CISG – Time to Withdraw ?”, with Wang Xiaolin, Uniform Law Review/ Revue de droit uniforme (UNIDROIT), 2003:1, p. 870-874
1999: “Furthering the Uniform Application of the CISG: Sources of Law on the Internet”, in Pace International Law Review, Vol. X, No. II 10:403-411
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Director of Higher Degrees by Research
Graduate Research Co-ordinator
Future research
Good Faith
Visualisation in commercial contract law
Judicialisation of arbitration
Funding received
Matariki Visiting Professor Grant (2015), Leverhulme (2009), British Council (2008)
Languages
Fluent: Danish, German, French, Swedish, English, Conversational: Spanish, Norwegian
Memberships
IACCM
UNCCA
Honours and awards

UL Law Society PG Teacher of the Year 2010-2011
UL Law Society PG Teacher of the Year 2009-2010
UL Law Society PG Teacher of the Year 2007-2008
Clive M Schmitthoff Essay Competition Winner 1999
Teaching
Foundations of International Commercial Law
International Sales Law
Financing of International Trade Law
Comparative Law
International Commercial Law
ADR
Commercial Practice
Current external positions
Trade Law Expert UNCITRAL
Fellow PACE Institute of International Commercial Law (New York)
Sales Law Expert (SiLS)
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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