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Article 34

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 34 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. For Art. 34, the 2012 UNCITRAL Digest cites 13 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 34 case law:

Belgium        1           ICC      2 Switzerland        1
China      2 Mexico       1           Ukraine   1
Germany      2 Spain        3 TOTAL:   13

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 34 cases reporting these UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 34 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 24 March 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.

Switzerland 2 April 2015 Bundesgericht 34A

United States 23 January 2015 Federal District Court [Texas] (Honey Holdings I, Ltd. v. Alfred L. Wolff, Inc.) 34A

France 6 November 2013 Cour d'appel de Nancy 34A

Germany 16 July 2013 Supreme Court (Ring binders case) 34C

Switzerland 14 June 2012 Commercial Court St. Gallen (Organic juices and organic oil case)

Germany 30 November 2010 Appellate Court Hamm (Pig case)

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

Russia 15 October 2009 Supreme Arbitration Court (or Presidium of Supreme Arbitration Court) of the Russian Federation 34A

* Spain 24 March 2009 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Barcelona (Cuttlefish case) [translation available]

* Spain 9 December 2008 Tribunal Supremo [Supreme Court]

Switzerland 19 May 2008 Cour supreme du canton [Appellate Court] Berne

Argentina 31 May 2007 National Commercial Court of Appeals, Division "A" (Sr. Carlos Manuel del Corazón de Jesús Bravo Barros v. Salvador Martínez Gares) [translation available]

China May 2007 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2007/06] (Hammer mill case) [translation available]

* China September 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/14] (Spare parts case) [translation available]

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

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

* Ukraine 5 July 2005 Arbitration proceeding (Medical equipment case) [translation available]

China 25 May 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/09] (Iron ore case) 34A [translation available]

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

Germany 25 July 2003 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf [translation available]

Russia 6 June 2003 Arbitration Award No. 97/2002 34A [translation available]

Spain 24 March 2003 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Valencia

* Germany 13 November 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München

China 10 September 2002 Wuhan Maritime Court (Nanjing Resources Group v. Tian An Insurance Co. Ltd., Nanjing Branch) 34A [translation available]

* Spain 12 February 2002 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Barcelona 34A [translation available]

Russia 24 January 2002 Arbitration Award No. 27/2001 34A [translation available]

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

* China 4 June 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/28] (Industrial raw material case) 34A [translation available]

Switzerland 30 November 1998 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Zürich [translation available]

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

Hungary 1998 Fovárosi Biróság [Metropolitan Court] Budapest

* Switzerland 12 August 1997 Kantonsgericht [District Court] St. Gallen

Hungary 1 July 1997 Fovárosi Bíróság [Metropolitan Court] [translation available]

Netherlands 17 June 1997 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] Arnhem 34A

Russia 11 May 1997 Arbitration award 2/1995 34A1 [translation available]

China 18 November 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/53] (Steel channels case) 34A [translation available]

Netherlands 20 June 1996 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Zutphen

* Mexico 29 April 1996 Compromex Arbitration award 34A [translation available]

* Germany 3 April 1996 Bundesgerichtshof [Supreme Court] [translation available]

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

China 11 April 1994 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1994/06] (Old paper case) 34C [translation available]

Germany 5 November 1993 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg

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