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Article 33

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 33 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 17 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 33 case law:

Germany        4           Netherlands       1           United States   4
ICC      2 Spain        2        
Italy      2 Switzerland        2 TOTAL:   17

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 33 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 33 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 6 July 2010 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.

Switzerland 2 April 2015 Bundesgericht 33A

Germany 25 March 2015 Bundesgerichtshof 33C

France 6 November 2013 Cour d'appel de Nancy 33A

Spain 18 July 2013 Audencia Provincial de Barcelona (Chemicals case) 33B ; 33B1

Germany 24 April 2013 Provincial Court of Appeal (Printed work case) 33A

Germany 29 May 2012 District Court Köln (Printed work case) 33A [translation available]

Ukraine 23 January 2012 Arbitration proceeding (Corn case)

Switzerland 20 May 2011 Appellate Court Genčve (Multifunctional facsimile and components case)

Serbia 4 November 2010 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Calcimine case)

* United States 6 July 2010 Federal District Court [Colorado] (Alpha Prime Development Corporation, Plaintiff, v. Holland Loader) 33C

Switzerland 10 March 2010 Commercial Court Aargau (Converter case)

Latvia 16 December 2009 Court of Vidzeme 33A

Switzerland 14 December 2009 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug (Spinning company case)

* Netherlands 29 July 2009 Rechtbank [District Court] Arnhem (Minibus case)

Estonia 12 June 2009 Harju County Court (Workbench case) 33B

Spain 24 March 2009 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Barcelona (Jibias congeladas case)

* Italy 16 February 2009 Tribunale di Forli [District Court] (Cisterns and accessories 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]

* Spain 9 December 2008 Tribunal Supremo [Supreme Court]

* United States 25 July 2008 U.S. District Court [Pennsylvania] (Norfolk Southern Railway Company v. Power Source Supply, Inc.)

Belarus 23 July 2008 Economic Court of the Grodno Region (Broilers case)

American Arbitration Association 23 October 2007 [Interim Award] (Macromex Srl. v. Globex International Inc.)

* United States 19 July 2007 Federal Court of Appeals [3d Circuit] (Valero Marketing & Supply Company v. Greeni Trading Oy)

Switzerland 25 June 2007 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Zürich (Printed materials case) 33A [translation available]

China 25 December 2006 Shanghai No. 2 Intermediate People's Court [District Court] (Cabinets and accessories case) [translation available]

Switzerland 19 December 2006 Obergericht [Appellate Court] Zug (Stove case)

Russia 29 September 2006 Arbitration Award 127/2005 [translation available]

China September 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/09] (Apparel case) [translation available]

Switzerland 23 May 2006 Tribunal cantonal [Canton Appellate Court] Valais (Suits case)

China May 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/18] (LDPE film case) 33A [translation available]

Belgium 24 April 2006 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Antwerpen (GmbH Lothringer Gunther Grosshandelsgesellschaft für Bauelemente und Holzwerkstoffe v. NV Fepco International)

Russia 13 April 2006 Arbitration Award 105/2005 [translation available]

Russia 7 April 2006 Arbitration Award 20/2005 (Equipment case) [translation available]

* United States 4 April 2006 Federal District Court [New Jersey] (Valero Marketing & Supply Company v. Greeni Trading Oy) 33A

Slovak Republic 27 February 2006 District Court Nitra (L.-K S.r.l. v. N. S.r.l.) [translation available]

China February 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/16] (Fluorite case) [translation available]

Belgium 20 September 2005 Rechtbank van Koophandel [Commercial Court] Hasselt (J.M. Smithuis Pre Pain v. Bakkershuis) 33A [translation available]

United States 15 June 2005 Federal District Court [New Jersey] (Valero Marketing v. Greeni Oy)

Russia 24 January 2005 Arbitration Award 68/2004 33A [translation available]

Belgium 8 November 2004 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Gent 33A [translation available]

France 26 October 2004 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Poitiers 33D [translation available]

Belgium 4 June 2004 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Kortrijk 33A [translation available]

Germany 28 May 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf 33A [translation available]

Belgium 26 May 2004 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Kortrijk

Germany 21 April 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf [15 U 88/03] 33B [translation available]

Canada 6 October 2003 Ontario Supreme Court (Diversitel v. Glacier)

Germany 15 September 2003 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Rostock 33C [translation available]

Russia 25 June 2003 Arbitration Award No. 151/2002 33C [translation available]

Spain 7 June 2003 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Valencia 33B [translation available]

* Switzerland 10 March 2003 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Appenzell Auserrhoden 33C [translation available]

Russia 20 December 2002 Arbitration Court [Appellate Court] for the Volgo-Vyatsky Region 33C [translation available]

Belgium 22 May 2002 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Hasselt 33A

Belgium 15 January 2002 Tribunal de commerce [District Court] Namur 33A [translation available]

Germany 21 December 2001 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg (Natural stones case) [translation available]

Germany 12 November 2001 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm (Memory module case) 33A [translation available]

Belgium 3 October 2001 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Kortrijk 33A

Belgium 10 July 2001 Rechtbank van Koophandel [Commercial Court] Oudenaarde (Textile case) 33A [translation available]

China February 2001 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2001/01] (Equipment, material and services case) [translation available]

Switzerland 15 September 2000 Bundesgericht [Federal Supreme Court] [4C.105/2000] 33B [translation available]

Germany 6 April 2000 Landgericht [District Court] München [translation available]

Hungary 2000 Legfelsobb Birosag [Supreme Court] (Mixing machine case) 33A [translation available]

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

* Germany 27 April 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Naumburg 33C [translation available]

China 30 March 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/15] (Electric heaters case) 33C [translation available]

Switzerland 29 June 1998 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais 33C

* Germany 23 June 1998 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm [translation available]

* Italy 20 March 1998 Corte di Appello [Appellate Court] Milano[translation available]

* ICC March 1998 International Court of Arbitration, Case 9117 [English text]

Spain 3 November 1997 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Barcelona 33A

* Switzerland 28 October 1997 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais 33C

China 26 June 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/17] (Monohydrate zinc sulphate case) [translation available]

* Spain 20 June 1997 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Barcelona 33C [translation available]

Switzerland 20 February 1997 Bezirksgericht [District Court] Saane [translation available]

* ICC January 1997 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8786 [English text]

ICC 23 January 1997 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8611 33C [translation available]

Germany 19 April 1996 Landgericht [District Court] Aachen

* Germany 27 March 1996 Landgericht [District Court] Oldenburg (Clothes case) 33A [translation available]

Germany 24 May 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Celle [translation available]

China 18 April 1995 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1995/06] (Clothes case) 33C [translation available]

China 4 January 1995 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1995/02] (Shirts case) 33A [translation available]

Germany 13 July 1994 Landgericht [District Court] Frankfurt

Germany 14 June 1994 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Nordhorn 33A [translation available]

Germany 13 January 1993 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Saarbrücken (Doors case) [translation available]

* Germany 24 April 1990 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Oldenburg (Fashion textiles case) 33A [translation available]

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