57A-1-301. Territorial applicability--Parties' power to choose applicable law.

(1) Except as provided hereafter in this section, when a transaction bears a reasonable relation to this state and also to another state or nation the parties may agree that the law either of this state or of such other state or nation shall govern their rights and duties. Failing such agreement this title applies to transactions bearing an appropriate relation to this state.

(2) Where one of the following provisions of this title specifies the applicable law, that provision governs and a contrary agreement is effective only to the extent permitted by the law (including the conflict of laws rules) so specified:

Rights of creditors against sold goods. § 57A-2-402.

Applicability of the chapter on leases. §§ 57A-2A-105 and 57A-2A-106.

Applicability of the chapters on bank deposits and collections. § 57A-4-102.

Governing law in the chapter on funds transfers. § 57A-4A-507.

Letters of Credit. § 57A-5-116.

Applicability of the chapters on investment securities. § 57A-8-110.

Law governing perfection, the effect of perfection or nonperfection, and the priority of security interests and agricultural liens. §§ 57A-9-301 to 57A-9-307, inclusive.

Law governing controllable electronic records. § 57A-12-107.

Source: SL 2008, ch 259, § 15; SL 2024, ch 198, § 4.