2. How can a court objectively measure good faith and commercial reasonableness?
3. Generally, the courts determine what constitutes “reasonable” behavior in disputes between contract parties over this issue. Should the UCC be more specific in defining what will be deemed reasonable in particular circumstances so that the courts do not have to decide the issue? Why or why not?
4. Why does the UCC protect innocent persons (good faith purchasers) who buy goods from sellers with voidable title but not innocent persons who buy goods from sellers with void title?
5. Should U.S. firms doing business internationally send female employees to foreign nations that reject any role for women in business? Why or why not? How can a U.S. company accommodate the culture of foreign nations and still treat its own employees equally?
Transactions involving the sale or lease of goods make up a great deal of the business activity in the commercial and manufacturing sectors of our economy. Articles 2 and 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) govern the sale or lease of goods in every state except Louisiana. Many of the UCC’s provisions express our ethical standards.