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Article 64

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 64 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 47 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 64 case law:

Australia       3      France       3    Serbia;         1                    
Austria    5      Germany    11      Switzerland         5                    
Belgium    1   ICC      5      United States         2                                
China      10   Russian Federation         1      TOTAL      47                                    

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 64 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 64 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 12 March 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.

There are scholars who believe that there are circumstances in which the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts may be used to interpret or supplement this Article of the CISG. See match-up of this Article with counterpart provisions of the Principles and commentary on this subject. To the extent this reasoning fits, cases on the counterpart provisions of the UNIDROIT Principles may be relevant. To the extent available, such cases may be found on the Unilex website.
 

Netherlands 26 August 2014 Gerechtshof Den Haag 64A ; 64A1 ; 6411 ; 64A2 ; 64A21
 

Spain 1 July 2013 Supreme Court (Cereal case) 64A11 [translation available]

Germany 5 February 2013 Appellate Court Brandenburg (Beer case)
 

Russia 14 February 2012 Tenth Arbitration Appeal Court, Moscow
 

Colombia 30 August 2011 Corte Suprema de Justicia (Microbuses case)

Netherlands 8 July 2011 Supreme Court (Ontwikkelingsmaatschappij G4 Management BV, Ntwikkelingsmaatschappij G4 CV v. Hanzevast Investments BV, Hanzevast Investments III BV) 64A ; 64A1

Switzerland 20 January 2011 Higher Cantonal Court Valais (Clothes case)
 

Republic of Korea 14 October 2010 Seoul High Court (Cotton seed case) 64A1 ; 64A2

* France 12 March 2010 Tribunal de commerce [District Court] Versailles (Medical electronic equipment case)

Switzerland 15 January 2010 Appellate Court Genève (Steel case)
 

Germany 29 May 2009 District Court Dresden (Cars case)

* United States 29 May 2009 Federal District Court [New York] (Doolim Corp. v. R Doll LLC et al.) 64A1

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) 64A

* Germany 18 November 2008 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Brandenburg (Beer case) 64A1 ; 64A2 [translation available]

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

* Serbia 15 July 2008 Foreign Trade Court of Arbitration, Serbian Chamber of Commerce (Milk packaging equipment case) 64A21 [translation available]

* Germany 14 February 2008 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Karlsruhe (Antique Jaguar sport car case) 64A21 [translation available]
 

Belgium 22 January 2007 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Antwerp (N.V. Secremo v. Helmut Papst) 64A1 [translation available]
 

France 22 December 2006 Tribunal de grande instance [District Court] Strasbourg (Cathode ray tube case) 64A21 [translation available]

Switzerland 20 December 2006 Bundesgericht [Federal Supreme Court] (Machines case) [translation available]

* Germany 19 October 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München (Auto case) 64A [translation available]

Russia 30 June 2006 Arbitration Award 81/2005 [translation available]

Belgium 24 April 2006 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Antwerpen (GmbH Lothringer Gunther Grosshandelsgesellschaft für Bauelemente und Holzwerkstoffe v. NV Fepco International) 64A21 [translation available]

* China April 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/21] (Mono ethylene glycole case) 64A [translation available]

Netherlands 1 March 2006 Rechtbank [District Court] Arnhem [translation available]
 

China 23 September 2005 New Pudong District People's Court of Shanghai (Xi'an Yun Chang Trade Ltd. v. An Tai International) [translation available]

Ukraine 19 September 2005 Arbitration Award (Iron ore case) 64A1 ; 64A2 [translation available]

* China 15 September 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/15] (Wool and Wooltop case) 64A [translation available]

China 22 August 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/13] (Valve case) 64A1 [translation available]

China 25 May 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/09] (Iron ore case) 64A [translation available]

China 28 February 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/06] (Wool case) 64A1 ; 64A21 ; 64C [translation available]

China 24 February 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/07] (Pork case) 64A1 [translation available]

China 24 February 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2005/08] (Second pork case) 64A [translation available]

China 2005 Guangdong Higher People's Court [Appellate Court] (Possehl (HK) Limited v. China Metals & Minerals Import & Export (Shenshen) Corporation) [translation available]

Ukraine 2005 Arbitration Award Case no. 48 [translation available]
 

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

* Germany 22 July 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf 64A1 ; 64A21 [translation available]

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

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

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

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

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

* ICC 2003 International Court of Arbitration, Case 11849 (Fashion products case) 64A [English text]
 

China 30 December 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/30] (Manganese case) 64A1 [translation available]

* Switzerland 12 December 2002 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug 64A1 ; 64A2 [translation available]

* Switzerland 3 December 2002 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] St. Gallen 64A21 [translation available]

* Switzerland 2 December 2002 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais 64A [translation available]

China 8 November 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2002/05] (Canned asparagus case) [translation available]

China 9 September 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/22] (Elevator case) 64A1 [translation available]

* Austria 31 May 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz (Timber case) 64A1 [translation available]

* China 4 February 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2002/03] (Styrene monomer case) 64A [translation available]

* Austria 24 January 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Graz 64A21 [translation available]
 

* United States 17 December 2001 U.S. District Court [Michigan] (Shuttle Packaging v. Tsonakis) 64A1

Germany 12 November 2001 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm (Memory module case) 64A1 [translation available]

* Australia 12 October 2001 Supreme Court of Queensland, Court of Appeal (Downs Investments v. Perwaja Steel) 64A

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

* China 22 March 2001 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2001/02] (Mung bean case) 64A [translation available]
 

* Australia 17 November 2000 Supreme Court of Queensland (Downs Investments v. Perwaja Steel) 64A

Russia 13 June 2000 Arbitration Award No. 280/1999 [translation available]

* Austria 28 April 2000 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 64B11 [translation available]

Russia 11 February 2000 Arbitration Award No. 226/1999 [translation available]

China 1 February 2000 CIETAC Arbitration award 64A [translation available]
 

* Germany 28 October 1999 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Braunschweig 64A1 [translation available]

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

China 4 June 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/28] (Industrial raw material case) 64A1 [translation available]

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

China 8 April 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/21] (New Zealand raw wool case) 64A [translation available]

* China 1 March 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/12] (Canned mandarin oranges case) 64A [translation available]

* France 4 February 1999 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Grenoble 64A1 ; 64A21 [translation available]

* China 6 January 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/04] (Australian raw wool case) 64A [translation available]

* ICC Arbitration Case No. 10274 of 1999 (Poultry feed case) [English text]
 

Italy 11 December 1998 Corte di Appello [Appellate Court] Milano 64A21 [translation available]

Russia 24 November 1998 Arbitration award 96/1998 64A1 [translation available]

* Russia 5 October 1998 Arbitration award 53/1997 64A1 [translation available]
 

Austria 10 December 1997 Vienna Arbitration award S 2/97 64A1 [translation available]

ICC December 1997 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8817 [translation available]

China 8 October 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/29] (Industrial tallow case) 64A [translation available]

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

* Austria 11 September 1997 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 64A [translation available]

* China 21 July 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/22] (Yam-dyed fabric case) 64A1 [translation available]

China 27 June 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/18] (Kidney beans case) [translation available]

China 30 April 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/10] (Molybdenum alloy) 64A1 [translation available]

* Switzerland 20 February 1997 Zivilgericht [District Court] Saane 64A21
 

* Germany 4 December 1996 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] [translation available]

China 28 November 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/54] (Moly-oxide case) [translation available]

China 18 September 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award 64A [translation available]

* ICC September 1996 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8574 64A [English text]

Switzerland 31 May 1996 Zürich Chamber of Commerce, Arbitration ZHK 273/1995 64A [English text]

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

Russia 1 December 1995 Arbitration award 22/1995 64A [translation available]

* Germany 21 September 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Kassel 64A [translation available]

* Germany 20 September 1995 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Nürnberg

* Australia 28 April 1995 Federal District Court, Adelaide (Roder v. Rosedown) 64A

* China 23 April 1995 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1995/07] (Australian raw wool case) 64A [translation available]

Belgium 1 March 1995 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Hasselt 64A1

* France 22 February 1995 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Grenoble 64A1 [translation available]
 

* Germany 2 March 1994 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] München [translation available]

* Germany 14 January 1994 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf [translation available]
 

China 26 October 1993 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1993/12] (Frozen beef case) 64A1 [translation available]

* China 9 January 1993 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1993/03] (Linseed cake case) 64A [translation available]
 

* Germany 22 September 1992 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Hamm (Frozen bacon case) 64A1 [translation available]

ICC 1992 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7197

* ICC 1992 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7585 64A11 ; 64A211 [English text]
 

China 30 October 1991 CIETAC Arbitration award 64A [translation available]

Germany 18 January 1991 Landgericht [District Court] Bielefeld
 


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