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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Belgium 25 May 2000 Commercial Court (I v. C) (Cooling room case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/000525b1.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20000525 (25 May 2000)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank van Koophandel [Commercial Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: AR/4456/99

CASE NAME: I v. C

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: France (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Cooling room


Case outline

CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universitiet Leuven

Jurisdiction -- Art 5(1) of Brussels Convention -- place of performance -- obligation to pay -- residence of seller -- Belgium -- Belgian court has jurisdiction. Choice of forum -- Art. 17 of Brussels Convention -- defendant pleads forum choice and at same time lack of consent -- no consent for forum choice proven. Goods delivered by and payment to be made to different party than contracting party -- does not amount to amendment. Means and time of paying -- if altered -- counter-offer and not amendment.

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes [Article 1(1)(a)]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 18 ; 19 ; 57

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

Unavailable

Descriptors: Unavailable

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Editorial remarks

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Citations to case abstracts, texts, and commentaries

CITATIONS TO ABSTRACTS OF DECISION

(a) UNCITRAL abstract: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

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CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Dutch): CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven <http://www.law.kuleuven.ac.be/ipr/eng/cases/2000-05-25.html>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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