Imagine you are a senior manager in a U.S. manufacturing firm who procures component parts and services from various states. What is required for a valid contract and what might put your company at risk if not sufficiently scrutinized prior to signing a contract.

Managing Contract Issues in Business” Please respond to the following:

  • 1. Imagine you are a senior manager in a U.S. manufacturing firm who procures component parts and services from various states.  What  is required for a valid contract and what might put your company at risk if not sufficiently scrutinized prior to signing a contract.  Explain contract formation and differences pursuant to Common Law versus the Uniform Commercial Code.  Why is it important to distinguish and identify which applies?
  • 2. Research one (1) breach of contract case involving a U.S. company and the application of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) within the last 3 years.  Explain the facts of the case, the dispute and the contract law that the court applied and why. Please be sure to include your source and citation for your case.