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Article 85

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UNCITRAL Digest cases for Article 85 plus added cases for this Article

UNCITRAL has identified relevant cases in Digests containing case annotations for each article of the CISG. UNCITRAL cites 9 cases in its 2012 Digest of Art. 85 case law:

Belgium       1      Switzerland      1                                   
Germany        2      United States          1                                    
ICC    2                                                   
Russian Federation          2     TOTAL        9                                    

Presented below is a composite list of Art. 85 cases reporting UNCITRAL Digest cases and other Art. 85 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 19 May 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 on the cases.

Germany 15 July 2010 Appellate Court Hamburg (Medical equipment case) [translation available]

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

Switzerland 15 May 2009 Appellate Court Genève (Watches case)

Italy 11 December 2008 Tribunale di Forli [District Court] (Mitias v. Solidea S.r.l.) [translation available]

* United States 19 May 2008 U.S. District Court [California] (The Rice Corporation v. Grain Board of Iraq) 85B1

Germany 5 December 2006 Landgericht [District Court] Köln (Plastic faceplates for mobile telephones case) 85B1 [translation available]

China September 2006 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2006/08] (Air purifier case) [translation available]

Slovak Republic 26 May 2006 Supreme Court (Wafers case) [translation available]

* Belgium 24 April 2006 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Antwerpen (GmbH Lothringer Gunther Grosshandelsgesellschaft für Bauelemente und Holzwerkstoffe v. NV Fepco International) 85A [translation available]

Austria 8 November 2005 Oberster Gerichtshof [Supreme Court] [translation available]

Belgium 12 May 2003 Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Gent 85B

China 18 December 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/14] (Sausage casing case) 85B [translation available]

Netherlands 15 October 2002 Netherlands Arbitration Institute Case No. 2319 [English text]

China 9 October 2002 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG 2002/13] (Elevator case) 85B [translation available]

Belgium 3 October 2001 Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Kortrijk 85A

Russia 10 February 2000 Arbitration Award No. 340/1999 85B1 [translation available]

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

China 20 July 1999 Supreme Court of the PRC (Zheng Hong Li Ltd. Hong Kong v. Jill Bert Ltd. Swiss) [translation available]

ICC March 1999 International Court of Arbitration, Case 9978

* Germany 29 December 1998 Hamburg Arbitration award [translation available]

* ICC August 1998 International Court of Arbitration, Case 9574 85A ; 85C [English text]

China 22 June 1998 Shanghai Second Intermediate People's Court [District Court] (China Yitou Group Company. v. Germany Gerhard Freyso LTD GmbH & Co.) 85B [translation available]

ICC 1997 International Court of Arbitration, Case 8855

China 6 September 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/42] (Engines case) [translation available]

China 27 February 1996 CIETAC Arbitration Award [CISG/1996/11] (Wool case) 85A ; 85B [translation available]

Russia 10 February 1996 Arbitration award 328/1994 85B1 [translation available]

* Russia 25 April 1995 Arbitration award 142/1994 85B11 [translation available]

* Russia 25 April 1995 Arbitration proceeding 200/1994 (Chocolate products case) [translation available]

* Russia 9 September 1994 Arbitration award 375/1993

* Switzerland 17 May 1994 Tribunal Cantonal [Appellate Court] Vaud [translation available]

* ICC 1992 International Court of Arbitration, Case 7197

ICC 1989 International Court of Arbitration, Case 6281

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