Vienna Convention ? 1980 [Last Updated by: admin on 2012-01-01]
Vienna Convention on the International Sale of 'Goods. International treaty signed by approximately 45 nations, including most leading trading nations. Amounts to a virtual commercial code for international sales transactions, but excludes contracts for services, securities, electricity, and some others; parties may be able to "opt out" of coverage by the Vienna Convention by explicitly stating so in the contract of sale.