Depending on the contract, such a process may result in fines or other enforcement actions. However, a breach of contract does not automatically suspend or terminate the contractual relationship. It depends on how the other parties view the infringement and how they decide to respond to it. Sometimes contracts provide that the seriousness of a breach is determined by a court or other independent arbitrator.  One of the advantages of such an arbitrator is that it prevents a party from suspending or termbating its own obligations because of an alleged material breach by another party, and possibly wrongly. Bilateral agreements are concluded between two States or entities.  It is possible for a bilateral treaty to have more than two parties; Thus, each of the bilateral treaties between Switzerland and the European Union (EU) has seventeen parts: the parties are divided into two groups, the Swiss (“on the one hand”) and the EU and its member states (“on the other”). The Treaty establishes rights and obligations between Switzerland and the EU and the Member States in a single context – it does not create any rights or obligations between the EU and its Member States. [Citation required] Modern contracts, whatever the subject matter, usually contain articles that govern where the final authentic copies of the contract are deposited and as all subsequent disputes over their interpretation are settled peacefully. Australian contracts generally fall into the following categories: extradition, postal agreements and payment vouchers, trade and international conventions.
Flare Index to Treaties (Open Access on the Website of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) – a searchable database containing basic information on more than 2,000 of the major multilateral treaties and some bilateral agreements concluded between 1353 and today, with details on where the full text of each contract is available and, where applicable, available, Electronic form on the Internet. . . .