Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Standard Terms is an invaluable guide to the practical aspects of drafting and interpreting commercial contracts. It provides useful background and detailed advice on the law surrounding a wide range of commercial agreements including: key common clauses; when to use standard terms; procedures and good practice; termination of contracts; remedies for breach; and the specific issues relating to export, software and consumer contracts. It also contains valuable precedents, including expert guidance on business-to-business and business-to-consumer agreements, providing users with an excellent tool for drafting commercial contracts. Includes important new case law on: - how to incorporate terms into a contract - how an exclusion clause must be drafted to have full effect - the terms as to quality implied into contracts by the Sale of Goods Act 1979 - what constitute reasonable and fair terms under the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 and the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999. There is also an account of the new rights to cancel contracts introduced by the Cancellation of Contracts made in a Consumer's Home or Place of Work etc. Regulations 2008 Includes detailed coverage of the changes made in the area of hire purchase and conditional sale agreements by the Consumer Credit Act 2006 and the important changes to be introduced in this area under EU law from 1 February 2011.