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Article 82

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 82 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 13 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 82 case law:

Austria       1      Netherlands      1                                   
France        1      Switzerland          1                                    
Germany    9    TOTAL      13                    

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 82 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 82 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 3 November 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.

For a case annotated analysis of issues associated with Consequences of Avoidance of the Contract, go to CISG-Advisory Council Opinion No. 9, dated 15 November 2008. Rapporteur: Professor Michael G. Bridge. Opinion unanimously adopted by the CISG-AC: Eric E. Bergsten (Chair); Michael Joachim Bonell, Michael G. Bridge, Alejandro M. Garro, Roy M. Goode, John Y. Gotanda, Sergei N. Lebedev, Pilar Perales Viscasillas, Jan Ramberg, Ingeborg Schwenzer, Hiroo Sono, Claude Witz (Members); Sieg Eiselen (Secretary)

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.

Germany 24 September 2014 Federal Supreme Court (Tools case)

France 6 February 2014 Appellate Court Douai (Press brakes case) 82A ; 82A1

France 27 November 2012 Supreme Court (Machine manufacturing staves case)

Netherlands 6 March 2012 [Court of Appeal] Gerechtshof Leeuwarden ([...] v. Herotec Flächenheizung GmbH) 82A ; 82A1

France 27 June 2011 Appellate Court Bordeaux (Stave making machine case) 82A1

Switzerland 20 May 2011 Appellate Court Genève (Multifunctional facsimile and components case)

Austria 31 August 2010 Supreme Court (Old timber case)

* France 3 November 2009 Cour de cassation [Supreme Court] (Société Anthon GmbH & Co. v. SA Tonnellerie Ludonnaise) [translation available]

* Switzerland 18 May 2009 Bundesgericht [Federal Supreme Court] (Packaging machine case) 82B [translation available]

Switzerland 15 May 2009 Appellate Court Genève (Watches case)

Austria 2 April 2009 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] (Boiler case) [translation available]

Switzerland 26 September 2008 Appellationsgericht [Appellate Court] Basel-Stadt (Packaging machine case) 82B3 [translation available]

* Germany 14 February 2008 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Karlsruhe (Antique Jaguar sport car case) 82B3 [translation available]

Slovak Republic 25 October 2007 Regional Court [District Court] Zilina (Elastic fitness clothing case) 82A [translation available]

Germany 6 July 2007 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Freiburg (Shoe case) [translation available]

Austria 4 July 2007 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] (Auto case) [translation available]

Slovak Republic 27 June 2007 Supreme Court Zilina (Elastic fitness clothing case) [translation available]

Switzerland 8 November 2006 Zivilgericht [Civil Court] Basel-Stadt (Packaging machine case) 82B [translation available]

Austria 23 January 2006 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Linz (Auto case) 82A1 [translation available]

Russia 18 October 2005 Arbitration Award 21/2005 (Varnish and paint machine case) 82B [translation available]

Austria 23 May 2005 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] [translation available]

Switzerland 21 February 2005 Kantonsgericht [Appellate Court] Valais / Wallis (CNC machine case) [translation available]

Finland 31 May 2004 Hovioikeus hovrätt [Appellate Court] Helsinki (Chemicals case) 82A [editorial analysis available]

China 31 December 2003 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/2003/03] (Clothes case) 82B [translation available]

Switzerland 24 October 2003 Handelsgericht [Commercial Court] Zürich [translation available]

Netherlands 23 April 2003 Gerechtshof [Appellate Court] 's-Gravenhage 82A [translation available]

Netherlands 29 January 2003 Rechtbank [District Court] Zwolle

Greece 2003 Decision 14953/2003 of the Single-Member Court of First Instance of Thessalonica (Shock absorber case) [editorial analysis available]

* Germany 19 December 2002 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Karlsruhe 82B1 [translation available]

China 11 November 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/26] (Platform case) 82A [translation available]

Germany 22 August 2002 [District Court] Freiburg 82B1 [translation available]

China 12 July 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/18] (Printing equipment case) 82A [translation available]

United States 28 March 2002 U.S. District Court [Illinois] (Usinor Industeel v. Leeco Steel Products) 82C3

ICC 2002 International Court of Arbitration, Case 10377 (Textile product machines case) 82A1 [English text]

Germany 12 March 2001 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Stuttgart 82A1 ; 82B [translation available]

* Austria 29 June 1999 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] 82B [translation available]

ICC March 1999 International Court of Arbitration, Case 9978 [English text]

Russia 17 November 1998 Arbitration award 164/1996 82A1 [translation available]

Russia 22 October 1998 Arbitration award 196/1997 [translation available]

China 25 September 1998 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 1998/12] (Health supplement case) 82A1 [translation available]

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

* Germany 25 June 1997 Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court] 82B2 [translation available]

* Netherlands 21 November 1996 Arrondissementsrechtbank [District Court] Rotterdam 82A1

Germany 19 December 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Krefeld

* Germany 11 October 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Düsseldorf [translation available]

* Germany 21 August 1995 Landgericht [District Court] Ellwangen 82B31 [translation available]

* Germany 4 May 1994 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Charlottenburg 82A [translation available]

* Germany 10 February 1994 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Düsseldorf [6 U 119/93] 82A1 [translation available]

China Post-1992 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1993/14] (White cardboard scrap paper case) 82B [translation available]

* Germany 27 September 1991 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Koblenz 82A [translation available]

* Germany 17 September 1991 Oberlandesgericht [Appellate Court] Frankfurt 82A [translation available]

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