My question involves business law in the state of: Ohio
Since Im not an american I would be glad if someone could help me understand your law. Also Im sorry for my bad english.
I've been reading online, but still I dont understand the UCC clearly. I will first explain the problem and after that I will put my questions.
So Ive been working at a company for few months now. The company produces and sells goods /specific plastic objects/ around the world, it sells to a company based in eastern europe. Turns out that there is no written contract between the two companies. Now a conflict arises - Im not really sure what was the reason for the conflict, but the foreign company claims that based on a document attached to a e-mail, we have agreed to their terms and conditions and based on their terms and conditions the laws of the state of Ohio should apply to any conflicts and also that Ohio's courts have the jurisdiction over any suits.
Now, Im not saying that this is not fair or just, Im trying to understand if it is in agreements with the US laws. So the other company sends the quantity of the objects needed in an excel file (say 100 000 objects ), after that our company produces them and sends/sells them. Few months ago this company sent excel table file with the quantity, but also few days later they sent a "blanket order" + "Terms and conditions" in a pdf file. This blanket order however does not contain any quantity only the name of the object and a new price (the price for one object). Since the new price was good, our company didn't object , It did nothing at all - didn't replay, just sold the next order at the new price. My question is:
- Based on the US/Ohio's laws did we agree with the terms and conditions by not objecting to it ?