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Article 73

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 73 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 31 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 73 case law:

Austria       3      Germany      5      Switzerland         4                    
China        4      Hungary          2     United States         1                 
Denmark    1      ICC          6                        
Finland         1      Netherlands         1                                                            
France          1     Spain          2     TOTAL      31                                                             

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 73 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 73 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 November 2008 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.

France 13 May 2014 Appellate Court Versailles (Copper cable case) 73A

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

Netherlands 11 February 2013 District Court 's-Hertogenbosch (Unilux Specials BV v. Metaco Inc.) 73B

Germany 5 February 2013 Appellate Court Brandenburg (Beer case)

United States 14 February 2011 Federal Appellate Court [8th Circuit] (Dingxi Longhai Dairy, Ltd. v. Becwood Technology Group L.L.C. 73B

Switzerland 22 November 2010 Commercial Court Zurich (Clothing case)

Austria 31 August 2010 Supreme Court (Old timber case)

Republic of Korea 29 April 2010 Daegu District Court 73A ; 73B

Netherlands 29 July 2009 Rechtbank [District Court] Arnhem (Minibus case)

Republic of Korea 23 July 2009 Seoul High Court (Duck feathers case) 73A ; 73B

Germany 9 July 2010 OLG Düsseldorf (Orange juice case) 73A ; 73B ; 73C

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

Denmark 1 December 2008 Sø-og Handelsrets [Maritime and Commercial Court] (Bonansea S.p.A. v. Bombardier Transportation Denmark A/s)

* Germany 18 November 2008 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Brandenburg (Beer case) 73B12 [translation available]

United States 1 July 2008 U.S. District Court [Minnesota] (Dingxi Longhai Dairy, Ltd v. Becwood Technology Group, L.L.C.)

* Denmark 17 October 2007 Højesteret [Supreme Court] (Motorcycle case) 73A ; 73B

China October 2007 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2007/03] (CD-R and DVD-R production line systems case) 73A [translation available]

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

* China August 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/13] (Chilling press case) 73B12 [translation available]

* Spain 22 May 2006 Court of First Instance of Badalona (Bermuda shorts case) 73B [translation available]

Denmark 20 January 2006 Sø-og Handelsrets Domme [Maritime and Commercial Court] Copenhagen (Motorcycle case)

Netherlands 31 August 2005 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] Leeuwarden (Auto-Moto Styl S.R.O. v. Pedro Boat B.V.) [translation available]

China 7 April 2005 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2005/01] (Cotton gin motes case) 73C [translation available]

Austria 1 February 2005 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Innsbruck (Powdered tantalum case) 73B [translation available]

Italy 11 January 2005 Tribunale [District Court] Padova (Rabbit case) [translation available]

Germany 6 October 2004 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt 73A [translation available]

Netherlands 27 July 2004 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] Arnhem

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

Austria 9 July 2004 Landesgericht [District Court] Innsbruck

Ukraine 15 April 2004 Tribunal of International Commercial Arbitration, Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce & Trade [translation available]

France 19 February 2004 Appellate Court Versailles (Perfume case) 73A ; 73B

* Austria 17 December 2003 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 73A ; 73B12 [translation available]

* ICC 2003 International Court of Arbitration, Case 11849 (Fashion products case) 73B [English text]

China 27 November 2002 Higher People’s Court of Ningxia Hui [translation available]

* Netherlands 15 October 2002 Netherlands Arbitration Institute Case No. 2319 73A ; 73B ; 73C [English text]

* Switzerland 11 April 2002 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Vaud (Clothing case) 73A ; 73B ; 73C [translation available]

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

Italy 28 September 2001 Milan Arbitration proceeding (Steel wire case) [English text]

* Germany 29 May 2001 Landgericht [District Court] Darmstadt 73A1 [translation available]

Belgium 26 April 2000 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Gent 73A [translation available]

China 31 January 2000 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2000/09] (Clothes case) 73C [translation available]

China 10 August 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 1999/35] (Raincoat case) 73A1 [translation available]

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

* ICC July 1999 International Court of Arbitration, Case 9448 [English text]

* Hungary 25 May 1999 Budapest Arbitration proceeding Vb 97142 73B

* China 5 April 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/19] (Air conditioner equipment case) 73A1 [translation available]

China 29 March 1999 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1999/14] (Flanges case) 73A1 [translation available]

* ICC 1999 International Court of Arbitration, Case 10274 73A1 ; 73B12 [English text]

* Germany 29 December 1998 Hamburg Arbitration award 73A ; 73B [translation available]

* Switzerland 30 November 1998 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Zürich 73A [translation available]

* Finland 30 June 1998 Helsingin hovioikeus [Appellate Court] Helsinki [translation available]

China 22 June 1998 Shanghai Second Intermediate People's Court [District Court] (China Yitou Group Company. v. Germany Gerhard Freyso LTD GmbH & Co.) 73B [translation available]

* Austria 12 February 1998 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 73B [translation available]

* Austria 10 December 1997 Vienna Arbitration award S 2/97 73B12 [translation available]

* Spain 3 November 1997 Audiencia Provincial [Appellate Court] Barcelona 73B12

China 29 September 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/28] (Aluminum oxide case) 73C1 [translation available]

China 26 June 1997 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1997/17] (Monohydrate zinc sulphate case) 73C [translation available]

* Switzerland 5 February 1997 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Zürich 73A ; 73B12 [translation available]

Austria 25 October 1996 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Wien (Vienna) [3 R 167/96t-33]

* ICC October 1996 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8740 73A ; 73A1 [English text]

* China 18 September 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award 73A [translation available]

China 8 August 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/36] (Diaper machine case) 73C1 [translation available

* Switzerland 31 May 1996 Arbitration ZHK 273/1995 [Zürich Chamber of Commerce] 73A ; 73A1 ; 73B2 [English text]

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

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

* Hungary 17 November 1995 Budapest Arbitration award Vb 94124 73B12

Germany 21 September 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Kassel 73A [translation available]

* China 18 September 1995 Chansha Intermediate People's Court Economic Chamber (Skandinaviska v. Hunan Co) 73A [translation available]

* Germany 21 August 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Ellwangen 73B12 [translation available]

Russia 25 April 1995 Arbitration award 161/1994 73C1 [translation available]

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

* France 22 February 1995 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Grenoble 73B12 [translation available]

* ICC 1995 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8128 73A ; 73B [translation available]

CHINA 12 December 1994 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1994/14] (Sunflower seeds and groundnut case) 73C [translation available]

Germany 23 March 1992 Landgericht [District Court] Saarbrücken

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