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Article 2

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 2 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites fifty-eight cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 2 case law:

  Austria     3       France      1       Russia     3    
  Canada     1       Germany   24       Serbia     1    
  China     1       Greece     2       Spain     1    
  Denmark     1       Hungary     1      Switzerland     9  
  Finland     1       Netherlands     7       United States     2   
                              Total   58  

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 2 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 2 cases. All cases are listed in chronological sequence, commencing with the most recent. Asterisks identify the cases cited in the 2008 and 2012 UNCITRAL Digests, commencing with the 29 May 2009 citation reported below. Cases are coded to the UNCITRAL Thesaurus.

English texts and full-text English translations of cases are provided as indicated. In most instances researchers can also access UNCITRAL abstracts and link to Unilex abstracts and full-text original-language case texts sourced from Internet websites and other data, including commentaries by scholars to the extent available.
 

Germany 13 February 2013 Appellate Court Naumburg (Cereal case)
 

Denmark 7 December 2012 District Court Horsens (Julie George v. Kristian Skovridder) 2A

Germany 28 February 2012 Appellate Court Oldenburg
 

Switzerland 21 February 2011 Canton Supreme Court Zürich (Aluminium aerosol cans case)

Switzerland 20 January 2011 Higher Cantonal Court Valais (Clothes case)
 

Germany 30 December 2010 District Court Lübeck (Chairs case)

France 1 December 2010 Supreme Court (Catamaran case) 2A ; 2E

Spain 3 September 2010 Supreme Court (Share purchase contract case) 2D

Netherlands 27 July 2010 District Court Rotterdam (GP Shipping VOF v. Defendant) 2E

Switzerland 25 June 2010 Commercial Court Zürich (CMC-200 aerosol can manufacturing series case)
 

* United States 29 May 2009 Federal District Court [New York] (Doolim Corp. v. R Doll LLC et al.)

* Germany 2 April 2009 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm

* Switzerland 3 March 2009 Obergericht [Appellate Court] Aargau (Prefabricated house case)

* Netherlands 17 February 2009 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] 's-Gravenhage (U.S. party v. Restauratiebedrijf B.V.)

* Germany 14 January 2009 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München (Metal ceiling materials case) [translation available]

* Greece 2009 Decision 4505/2009 of the Multi-Member Court of First Instance of Athens (Bullet proof vest case) [editorial analysis available]
 

* Switzerland 16 December 2008 Bundesgerichtshof [Supreme Court] (Laser microjet case) [translation available]

Netherlands 3 December 2008 Rechtsbank [District Court] Haarlem (6ty Foods B.V. v. Hendriks Pluimveeverwerking N.V.)

Netherlands 5 November 2008 Rechtsbank [District Court] Arnhem (Baufix Holz- und Bauetechnik GmbH v. Eurovite Nederland)

* Germany 12 June 2008 Landgericht [District Court] Landshut (Metalic slabs case) [translation available]

* Netherlands 2 April 2008 Rechtbank [District Court] Middleburg (Sailing yacht case) 2E

* Germany 31 March 2008 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Stuttgart (Automobile case) 2A1 [translation available]

Spain 17 January 2008 Supreme Court (Used automobiles case) [translation available]

* Greece 2008 Decision 520/2008 of the Court of Appeals of Piraeus (Private leisure boat case) 2A ; 2E [editorial analysis available]
 

* Denmark 19 October 2007 Rettin i Københaven [District Court] (Pony case)
 

* Germany 23 October 2006 Landgericht [District Court] Bamberg (Plants case) [translation available]

Netherlands 12 September 2006 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] Arnhem 2E

* United States 23 August 2006 Federal District Court [New York] (TeeVee Tunes v. Gerhard Schubert GmbH)

* Germany 29 June 2006 Landgericht [District Court] Gera (Laser system case) [translation available]

Netherlands 28 June 2006 Rechtbank [District Court] Arnhem (Silicon Biomedical Instruments B.V. v. Erich Jaeger GmbH) [translation available]

Germany 3 April 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Köln (Strawberry plants case) [translation available]

* Netherlands 1 March 2006 Rechtbank [District Court] Arnhem (Skoda Kovarny v. B. van Dijk Jr. Staalhandelmaatschappij B.V.) [translation available]

Austria 23 January 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Linz (Auto case) 2A [translation available]
 

* Netherlands 15 December 2005 Rechtbank [District Court] Haarlem (Motorbike case)

* Finland 14 October 2005 Korkein oikeus [Supreme Court] (Log house case) 2A [editorial analysis available]

* Netherlands 31 August 2005 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] Leeuwarden (Auto-Moto Styl S.R.O. v. Pedro Boat B.V.) 2E [translation available]

Switzerland 16 August 2005 / 11 May 2006 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Obwalden (Horse case)

* Germany 3 August 2005 Landgericht [District Court] Neubrandenburg (Pitted sour cherries case) [translation available]

* Germany 13 April 2005 Landgericht [District Court] Bamberg (Furnishings case) 2A [translation available]
 

* Switzerland 3 November 2004 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Jura [translation available]

* Germany 27 July 2004 Landgericht [District Court] Kiel (Fat for frying case) [translation available]

Germany 20 July 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Karlsruhe 2B

France 30 June 2004 Cour de Cassation [Supreme Court] [translation available]

* Germany 1 June 2004 Landgericht [District Court] Saarbrücken (Pallets case) [translation available]

France 19 February 2004 Appellate Court Versailles (Perfume case)
 

Switzerland 11 September 2003 Obergericht [Appellate Court] Thurgau (Marble slab case)

* Austria 10 September 2003 Oberster Gerichtsthof [Supreme Court] 2A

* Spain 7 June 2003 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Valencia [translation available]

* Netherlands 25 February 2003 Gerchtshof [Appellate Court] 's-Hertogenbosch

Belgium 15 January 2003 Rechtbank [District Court] van Koophandel [for commercial matters] Veurne
 

Austria 18 December 2002 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 2A

Switzerland 2 December 2002 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais [translation available]

* Germany 25 November 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Saarbrücken [translation available]

* Germany 29 October 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Schleswig-Holstein (Stallion case) [translation available]

* Germany 2 October 2002 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] 2B

United States 25 July 2002 Federal Bankruptcy Court [Georgia] (In re Ayers Aviation Holdings, Inc.) 2E

* Germany 2 July 2002 Landgericht [District Court] Saarbrücken [translation available]

* Switzerland 11 April 2002 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Vaud (Clothes case) [translation available]

* Germany 20 February 2002 Landgericht [District Court] München [translation available]

Germany 9 January 2002 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] 2A2 [translation available]
 

* Germany 12 November 2001 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm (Memory module case) [translation available]

* Germany 31 October 2001 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] 2A1 [translation available]

France 2 October 2001 Cour de Cassation [Supreme Court] [translation available]

Spain 15 June 2001 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Baleares 2E [translation available]

* France 12 June 2001 Cour d’appel [Appellate Court] Colmar [translation available]

New Zealand 2 April 2001 Court of Appeal (Integrity Cars v. NZ Customs Service) 2B
 

Switzerland 11 December 2000 Bundesgericht [Federal Supreme Court] [translation available]

Germany 4 December 2000 Oberlandesgericht [Provincial Court of Appeals] Köln 2D

* China 2000 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2000/17] (Souvenir coins case) 2D [translation available]
 

* Canada 31 August 1999 Ontario Superior Court of Justice (La San Giuseppe v. Forti Moulding Ltd)

ICC August 1999 International Court of Arbitration, Case 9887 [English text]

* Serbia 15 April 1999 Yugoslav Chamber of Economy Arbitration award T-23/97 2E [translation available]
 

* Russia 18 December 1998 Maritime Commission Arbitration award 2E [translation available]

ICC December 1998 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8908 [English text]

* Switzerland 9 October 1998 Cour de Justice [Appellate Court] Genève 2D [translation available]

New Zealand 2 July 1998 Court of Appeal (Commercial property lease) 2A

Belgium 7 April 1998 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Antwerp (LPG installation case) 2A [translation available]

* Russia 6 April 1998 Arbitration award 236/1997 2E [translation available]

Russia 5 March 1998 Arbitration award 8/1997

Russia 12 January 1998 Arbitration award 152/1996 [translation available]
 

Austria 21 October 1997 Landesgericht [District Court] Leoben

* Russia 2 September 1997 Arbitration award 255/1996 2E [translation available]

Netherlands 17 July 1997 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Arnhem 2B

* Austria 11 February 1997 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] (Automobile case) 2A [translation available]
 

Austria 9 December 1996 Bezirksgericht [District Court] Wels

* Switzerland 5 June 1996 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Nidwalden 2A

* Switzerland 31 May 1996 Arbitration ZHK 273/1995 [Zürich Chamber of Commerce] [English text]

* Austria 6 February 1996 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] (Propane case) [translation available]
 

* Germany 16 November 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Köln

* Germany 11 October 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Düsseldorf 2A [translation available]

* Germany 12 May 1995 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Alsfeld [translation available]

* Germany 5 April 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Landshut [translation available]

ICC March 1995 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7645 [English text]

* Germany 15 February 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Oldenburg
 

* Germany 9 November 1994 Landgericht [District Court] Oldenburg [translation available]

* Switzerland 29 June 1994 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais (Furniture case) [translation available]

Switzerland 17 May 1994 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Vaud [translation available]
 

Hungary 20 December 1993 Budapest Arbitration award Vb 92205 2D

* Netherlands 27 May 1993 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Arnhem 2A1

* Switzerland 7 May 1993 Richteramt [District Court] Laufen [translation available]

* Germany 14 April 1993 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Cloppenburg [translation available]
 

* Hungary 25 September 1992 Legfelsobb Bíróság [Supreme Court] 2E [translation available]

Germany 9 July 1992 Landgericht [District Court] Düsseldorf

Hungary 10 January 1992 Fovárosi Bíróság [Metropolitan Court] 2E [translation available]


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