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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Belgium 18 September 2001 District Court Hasselt (NV VG R. v. I.P. Inc.) (Waste paper case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/010918b1.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: 20010918 (18 September 2001)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Rechtbank van Koophandel [District Court] Hasselt

JUDGE(S): C. Beerten, K. Swartelé, D. De Preter

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A.R. 00/03019

CASE NAME: NV VG R. v. I.P. Inc.

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: U.S. (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Waste paper


Case outline

Reproduced with permission from CISG-Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Jurisdiction: place of performance; according to CISG, price paid at residence of seller, therefore, Belgian courts have jurisdiction

Applicable law: CISG applicable in U.S. and Belgium: CISG applicable; Debates re-opened

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Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 57

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

57A [Place for payment: in absence of agreement, payment at seller's place of business]

Descriptors: Payment, place of ; Jurisdiction

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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

Unavailable

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Dutch): CISG Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven <http://www.law.kuleuven.ac.be/ipr/eng/cases/2001-09-18.html>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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