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Article 15

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 15 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites six cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 15 case law:

Germany       5                  
Australia    1  
TOTAL        6    

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 15 cases reporting these UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 15 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 3 December 1999 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.

Netherlands 19 August 2015 Rechtbank Den Haag (Silicon Refractory Anchoring Systems B.V. v. Refrattari Sirc S.R.L.) 15A

Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Arbitration Award of 18 December 2013 15A

Netherlands 23 January 2013 District Court 's-Hertogenbosch (Conveyor belts case)

Spain 15 July 2010 Audiencia Provincial de Murcia (Crane case) 15A ; 15B [translation available]

Estonia 5 March 2010 Tallinn Circuit Court [Appellate Court] (Peat case) 15A

Germany 1 March 2010 Oberlandesgericht Koblenz (Asphalt mixing unit case) 15A [translation available]

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

Germany 10 November 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Dresden (Meat case) 15A [translation available]

China 9 November 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2005/04] (DVD machines case) [translation available]

Canada 28 October 2005 Superior Court of Justice, Ontario (Chateau des Charmes Ltd v. Sabaté USA Inc. et al.)

Netherlands 10 February 2005 Netherland Arbitration Institute (interim award) [English text]

Spain 31 January 2005 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Cuenca (Live calves case) [translation available]

Belgium 25 January 2005 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Tongeren (Scaforn International BV & Orion Metal BVBA v. Exma CPI SA) [translation available]

Switzerland 11 October 2004 Kantonsgericht [Canton Court] Freiburg 15A [translation available]

Switzerland 29 April 2004 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] St. Gallen

France 10 September 2003 Cour d’appel [Appellate Court] Paris [translation available]

* Germany 3 December 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [translation available]

* Germany 2 September 1998 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Celle [translation available]

Germany 31 July 1997 Landgericht [District Court] Göttingen

* Germany 28 February 1996 Landgericht [District Court] Oldenburg (Egg case) [translation available]

* Germany 23 May 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt [translation available]

* Australia 28 April 1995 Federal District Court, Adelaide (Roder v. Rosedown)

* Germany 24 November 1992 Landgericht [District Court] Krefeld (Shoes case) [translation available]

Germany 2 September 1991 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Celle

Germany 26 September 1990 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg

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