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Article 56

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 56 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites three cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 56 case law:

Russian Federation       2                  
United States    1  
TOTAL        3    

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 56 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 56 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 10 April 2001 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.

ICC March 2003 Arbitration Case No. 12004 (Diesel oil case) 56A

* United States 10 April 2001 U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court [Ohio] (Victoria Alloys v. Fortis Bank)

* Russia 23 September 1999 Cassational Board of Supreme Court of Russian Federation (Case KAC 99-253) [translation available]

* Russia 3 December 1998 Supreme Court of Russian Federation [translation available]

Argentina 20 May 1991 Juzgado Nacional de Primera Instancia en lo Comercial [National Commercial Court of First Instance] [translation available]

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