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Article 61

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 61 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 72 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 61 case law:

Argentina      1      Belgium      3      Greece      1   Switzerland       12    
Australia   1      China     6      ICC       1     United States        1                  
Austria   2   France   2      Russian Federation     16                                        
Belarus       2   Germany    22   Slovakia       2     TOTAL      72                                

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 61 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 61 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 18 May 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.
 

Germany 19 September 2012 Oberlandesgericht Koblenz (Road salt case)

France 7 February 2012 Supreme Court (Ecofrut v. Dole France)
 

Netherlands 8 July 2011 Supreme Court (Ontwikkelingsmaatschappij G4 Management BV, Ntwikkelingsmaatschappij G4 CV v. Hanzevast Investments BV, Hanzevast Investments III BV) 61A

Serbia 4 April 2011 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Fork lift truck case)

United States 14 February 2011 Federal Appellate Court [8th Circuit] (Dingxi Longhai Dairy, Ltd. v. Becwood Technology Group L.L.C. 61A
 

Germany 30 December 2010 District Court Lübeck (Chairs case) 61B

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

Argentina 7 October 2010 Cámara Nacional de Apelaciones en lo Comercial de Buenos Aires 61A2 [translation available]

Latvia 27 September 2010 Arbitration Court of Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry 61A

Latvia 5 May 2010 District Court Tukums (Winter rapeseed case) 61A ; 61B ; 61C
 

Argentina 30 December 2009 Cámara Nacional de Apelaciones en lo Comercial de Buenos Aires (Amaravathi Textiles c. Cencosud S.A. s. ordinario) 61A2

* Germany 18 May 2009 Landgericht [District Court] München (Flowers case)

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

Republic of Korea 19 December 2008 Seoul Central District Court (Crude oil case) 61A

* Switzerland 27 November 2008 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug (Packaging foils case) [translation available]

* Slovak Republic 12 November 2008 Regional Court in Nitra (Beer case) [translation available]

Netherlands 15 October 2008 Rechtsbank [District Court] Rotterdam (Ibromar B.V. v. Krustanord S.A.)

Serbia 15 September 2008 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Feta cheese and other cheese products case) [translation available]

* Slovak Republic 22 May 2008 District Court Bratislava (F.E.G.H.C v. T S.r.o.) [translation available]

* Switzerland 13 May 2008 Kantonsgericht [District Court] St. Gallen (Skid chains and adaptors case) [translation available]

Estonia 4 April 2008 Rapla Court House (Milk products case) 61A

Slovak Republic 7 March 2008 District Court Banska Bystrica (Fruit and vegetables case) [translation available]

Belarus 21 January 2008 Economic Court of Grodno Region
 

* Germany 27 November 2007 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] (Glass bottles case) [translation available]

Germany 2 July 2007 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Köln (Cutter head case)

* Switzerland 19 June 2007 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Aargau (Railway rails case) [translation available]

Ukraine 13 April 2007 Commercial Court of Donetz Region (Crucible press case) [translation available]
 

Russia 29 December 2006 Arbitration Award 54/2006 (Equipment case) [translation available]

Serbia 20 December 2006 Foreign Trade Court attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Condoms case)

* Russia 15 November 2006 Arbitration Award 30/2006 [translation available]

* Switzerland 8 November 2006 Zivilgericht [Civil Court] Basel-Stadt (Packaging machine case) [translation available]

Russia 20 October 2006 Arbitration Award 43/2006

* Germany 19 October 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München (Auto case) 61A [translation available]

China 20 September 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2006/02] (Welding machine case) [translation available]

* Belarus 31 July 2006 Cassational Board of the Supreme Economic Court (Bird factory case) 61C [translation available]

* Switzerland 23 May 2006 Tribunal cantonal [Higher Cantonal Court] Valais (Suits case) [translation available]

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

Ukraine 15 February 2006 Arbitration Award (Coal case) [translation available]

Russia 13 February 2006 Arbitration Award 102/2005 [translation available]

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

Russia 13 January 2006 Arbitration Award 137/2004 [translation available]

Greece 2006 Decision 4861/2006 of the Court of Appeals of Athens (Automobile catalyst case) [editorial analysis available]
 

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

China 15 September 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/15] (Wool and Wooltop case) [translation available]

Chile 10 August 2005 Supreme Court (Agricultural Machinery case)

* Russia 2 June 2005 Arbitration Award 131/2004 [translation available]

Mexico 26 May 2005 Distrito Federal. Acuerdo del Quinto Tribunal Colegiado en Materia Civil del Primer Circuito (Agrofrut Rengo, S.A. v. Levadura Azteca, S.A. de C.V) [Amparo proceeding No. 292/2005 (2915/2005). Appellant: Agrofrut Rengo]

China 24 February 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/07] (Pork case) [translation available]

China 24 February 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/08] (Second pork case) [translation available]

* Russia 10 February 2005 Arbitration Award 133/2003 [translation available]
 

Ukraine 19 October 2004 Arbitration Award (Iron and steel castings case) [translation available]

Russia 3 September 2004 Arbitration Award 128/2002 [translation available]

* Austria 29 July 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz (Construction equipment case) [translation available]

* Germany 22 July 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf [translation available]

* Russia 28 June 2004 Arbitration Award 167/2003 [translation available]

* Russia 17 June 2004 Arbitration Award 186/2003 [translation available]

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

Austria 29 March 2004 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] [detailed abstract available]

* Russia 19 March 2004 Arbitration Award 135/2003

* Russia 12 March 2004 Arbitration Award 55/2003 [translation available]

* Switzerland 12 March 2004 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Willisau [translation available]

* Belgium 25 February 2004 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Hasselt [AR 04/601] 61C [translation available]

Russia 24 February 2004 Arbitration Award 136/2003 [translation available]

* Switzerland 19 February 2004 Bundesgericht [Supreme Court]

Belgium 18 February 2004 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Hasselt

* Russia 3 February 2004 Arbitration Award 71/2003 [translation available]

* Russia 2 February 2004 Arbitration Award 56/2003 [translation available]

Netherlands 27 January 2004 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] 's-Hertogenbosch
 

Germany 31 October 2003 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld

Switzerland 20 October 2003 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Schaffhausen 61A ; 61B [detailed abstract available]

Russia 17 September 2003 Arbitration Award No. 24/2003 [translation available]

* Germany 15 July 2003 Landgericht [District Court] Mönchengladbach [translation available]

China 7 July 2003 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2003/18] (Stroller and diaper case) [translation available]

China 26 June 2003 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2003/10] (Alumina case) [translation available]

Russia 4 April 2003 Arbitration Award No. 134/2002 [translation available]

* Germany 21 March 2003 Landgericht [District Court] Berlin 61A [translation available]

* Belarus 6 March 2003 Economic Court of the Gomel Region

* Russia 17 February 2003 Arbitration Award No. 168/2001 [translation available]

Netherlands 22 January 2003 Rechtbank [District Court] Zwolle
 

* China 30 December 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/30] (Manganese case) [translation available]

* Switzerland 12 December 2002 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug 61A2 [translation available]

Russia 10 December 2002 Arbitration Award No. 211/2001 [translation available]

* Switzerland 3 December 2002 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] St. Gallen [translation available]

Germany 20 September 2002 Landgericht [District Court] Göttingen [translation available]

* Switzerland 13 September 2002 Cour de Justice [Appellate Court] Genève [translation available]

* Argentina 21 July 2002 Cámara Nacional de Apelaciones en lo Comercial [Appellate Court] [translation available]

* Russia 7 June 2002 Arbitration Award No. 116/2001 [translation available]

* Austria 31 May 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz (Timber case) [translation available]

* Germany 11 April 2002 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Viechtach [translation available]

Argentina 22 February 2002 Cámara Nacional de Apelaciones en lo Comercial [Appellate Court] Buenos Aires

* China 4 February 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2002/03] (Styrene monomer case) [translation available]

Austria 24 January 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz [translation available]

* Russia 22 January 2002 Arbitration Award No. 60/2001 [translation available]
 

* Germany 30 August 2001 Landgericht [District Court] München [translation available]

* France 12 June 2001 Cour d’appel [Appellate Court] Colmar [translation available]

* Russia 30 May 2001 Arbitration Award No. 185/2000 [translation available]

Russia 25 May 2001 Arbitration Award No. 191/2000 [translation available]

Russia 27 April 2001 Arbitation Court [Appellate Court] for the Moscow Region [translation available]

* Russia 25 January 2001 Arbitration Award No. 88/2000 [translation available]
 

China 6 December 2000 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2000/13] (Pharmaceutical products case) 61B [translation available]

* Australia 17 November 2000 Supreme Court of Queensland (Downs Investments v. Perwaja Steel)

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]
 

Germany 27 December 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Dresden [translation available]

* Germany 26 November 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamburg [translation available]

* Germany 28 October 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Braunschweig [translation available]

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

Belgium 9 July 1999 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Hasselt

* China 30 June 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/31] (Bearings case) [translation available]

* China 11 June 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/29] (Agricultural chemical products case) [translation available]

* Belgium 2 June 1999 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Hasselt

* Belgium 5 May 1999 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Hasselt

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

Germany 29 December 1998 Hamburg Arbitration award [translation available]

* Germany 28 January 1998 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [translation available]
 

* Russia 29 September 1997 Arbitration award 470/1996 [translation available]

* Switzerland 26 September 1997 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Aargau (Cutlery case) [translation available]

* Germany 15 September 1997 Landgericht [District Court] Heilbronn [translation available]

* United States 21 July 1997 Federal District Court [Southern Dist. NY] (Helen Kaminski v. Marketing Australian Products)

* Germany 9 July 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Köln [translation available]

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

* Germany 25 June 1997 Bundesgericht [Supreme Court] [translation available]

Germany 6 June 1997 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld

* Germany 13 March 1997 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Berlin-Tiergarten [translation available]

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

* Germany 5 February 1997 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] 61A2 [ULIS precedent]

* Germany 8 January 1997 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Köln [translation available]

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

Germany 12 December 1996 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld

China 25 November 1996 CIETAC Arbitration award [translation available]

* China 6 August 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/35] (Lacquer handicraft case) [translation available]

* Germany 2 August 1996 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld [translation available]

* Germany 11 July 1996 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf [translation available]

* Germany 21 June 1996 Hamburg Arbitration award [translation available]

Switzerland 31 May 1996 Arbitration ZHK 273/1995 [Zürich Chamber of Commerce] [English text]

Netherlands 15 May 1996 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Amsterdam

China 14 May 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/23] (Down coat case) [translation available]

Viet Nam 5 April 1996 People's Supreme Court [Appeal Division] Ho Chi Minh City [translation available]

* Germany 21 March 1996 Arbitration - Schiedsgericht der Handelskammer Hamburg (Chinese goods case) [translation available]

China 14 February 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/09] (Bicycles case) [translation available]

Austria 6 February 1996 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] [translation available]

China 5 February 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/07] (Antimony ingot case) [translation available]
 

Russia 1 December 1995 Arbitration award 369/1994 [translation available]

Germany 20 July 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Aachen [translation available]

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

* Germany 5 April 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Landshut [translation available]

* Germany 20 March 1995 Landgericht [District Court] München [translation available]

Russia 3 March 1995 Arbitration award 304/1993 [commentary available]

Russia 3 March 1995 Arbitration award 309/1993

* France 22 February 1995 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Grenoble [translation available]

* Germany 8 February 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [7 U 1720/94] 61A [translation available]
 

* Germany 14 December 1994 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamburg

Russia 17 November 1994 Arbitration award 493/1993

Austria 15 June 1994 Vienna Arbitration award SCH-4366 [translation available]

Russia 12 April 1994 Arbitration award 243/1993

Netherlands 4 February 1994 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] 's Hertogenbosch
 

Germany 5 November 1993 Landgericht [District Court] Hamburg

* Germany 17 September 1993 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Koblenz [translation available]

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

China 27 February 1993 CIETAC Arbitration award (Bread improving tablet case) [translation available]

Italy 14 January 1993 Tribunale Civile [District Court] Monza[translation available]

China 9 January 1993 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1993/03] (Linseed cake case) [translation available]
 

Germany 20 November 1992 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Karlsruhe 61A

* Germany 22 September 1992 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm (Frozen bacon case) [translation available]

* ICC 1992 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7197
 

Netherlands 13 September 1991 Hoge Raad [Supreme Court]

* Germany 14 August 1991 Landgericht [District Court] Baden-Baden [translation available]
 

Germany 21 December 1990 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Ludwigsburg [translation available]

Germany 3 April 1990 Landgericht [District Court] Aachen [translation available]
 


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