Commentary

183 Choice of law by agreement

BAILMENT vol 3(1)
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183 Choice of law by agreement

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183 Choice of law by agreement

As with matters of jurisdiction, it seems unlikely that any responsible institution would wish to become embroiled in disputes or uncertainties as to the applicable law. If, for example, an English private lender sought to sue in England a New York borrower museum for failure to return the object, and jurisdiction could be established, the governing law could depend on numerous factors, the resolution of which could involve serious dissipation of resources. The preferable course, again, is for matters of governing law to be settled in advance by agreement. In many instances this will

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