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Article 60

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 60 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 22 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 60 case law:

Austria      1      Greece      1      Switzerland      3                
Bulgaria   1      Hungary     1      Ukraine       1                                
China   3   Russian Federation   1      United States       2                                        
Germany       7   Spain      1   TOTAL      22                                              

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 60 cases reporting these UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 60 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 2009 Greece 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.

Spain 2 September 2013 Court of First Instance No. 2 Almendralejo

Belgium 19 June 2009 Court of Cassation [Supreme Court] (Scaform International BV v. Lorraine Tubes S.A.S.) [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 18 November 2008 Appellate Court Brandenburg (Beer case) [translation available]

Serbia 28 January 2008 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Siemens Telephone Booths Case) 60B1 [translation available]

Netherlands 2 January 2007 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] 's-Hertogenbosch (G.W.A. Bernards v. Carstenfelder Baumschulen Pflanzenhandel GmbH)

ICC July 2006 Arbitration Case No. 13492 (Iron ore case) 60A ; 60B

* Germany 8 February 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Karlsruhe (Hungarian wheat case) [translation available]

* Spain 26 September 2005 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Palencia (Printing machine case) [translation available]

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

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

Russia 16 February 2004 Arbitration Award 107/2002 [translation available]

* Switzerland 27 January 2004 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Schaffhausen [translation available]

* Switzerland 13 November 2003 Bundesgericht [Supreme Court] [translation available]

China 27 December 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/29] (Medicine manufacturing equipment case) [translation available]

Denmark 30 October 2002 Vestre Landsret [Western High Court] (Potatoes case)

* United States 21 August 2002 Federal District Court [New York] (Geneva Pharmaceuticals Tech. Corp. v. Barr Labs. Inc.)

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

* United States 10 May 2002 U.S. District Court [Southern Dist. NY] (Geneva Pharmaceuticals Tech. Corp. v. Barr Labs. Inc.) 60A

Russia 18 February 2002 Arbitration Award No. 165/2001 [translation available]

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

* China 22 March 2001 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2001/02] (Mung bean case) 60A1 ; 60B [translation available]

* China 29 September 2000 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2000/15] (Cushion case) 60A [translation available]

Germany 13 September 2000 Landgericht [District Court] Memmingen

* Ukraine 8 September 2000 Arbitration Award (Forming press case) [translation available]

China 17 July 2000 Higher People's Court [Appellate Court] of He'nan Province (Minterrnet S.A. v. He'nan Local Product Import and Export Company) [translation available]

Russia 10 February 2000 Arbitration proceeding 340/1999 [translation available]

China 31 May 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/27] (Indium ingot case) 60A [translation available]

China 30 March 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/16] (Flanges case) [translation available]

China 1 March 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/12] (Canned mandarin oranges case) [translation available]

China 6 January 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/04] (Australian raw wool) [translation available]

Germany 29 December 1998 Hamburg Arbitration award [translation available]

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

* Bulgaria 12 February 1998 Bulgaria Chamber of Commerce Arbitration award, Case 11/1996 [translation available]

Austria 10 December 1997 Vienna Arbitration award S 2/97 [translation available]

China 25 June 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/16] (Art paper case) 60A [translation available]

Russia 11 June 1997 Arbitration award 255/1994 60A [translation available]

China 7 May 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/12] (Horsebean case) [translation available]

China 30 April 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/10] (Molybdenum alloy) 60A [translation available]

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

* Hungary 10 December 1996 Budapest Arbitration award Vb 96074 [English text]

ICC September 1996 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8574 [English text]

* China 8 March 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/13] (Horsebean case) 60A [translation available]

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

* Germany 8 March 1995 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] [translation available]

Germany 8 February 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [7 U 1720/94] [translation available]

* Germany 18 January 1994 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt [translation available]

* Germany 14 May 1993 Landgericht [District Court] Aachen [translation available]

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

Germany 24 April 1990 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Oldenburg (Fashion textiles case) 60B [translation available]

China post-1989 [date claim filed] CIETAC Arbitration award (Contract #QFD890011) 60A [translation available]

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