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Belgium 31 January 2002 Appellate Court Gent (B.S. A/S v. NV D.C. and NV C.) (Candy case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/020131b1.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: 20020131 (31 January 2002)

JURISDICTION: Belgium

TRIBUNAL: Hof van Beroep [Appellate Court] Gent

JUDGE(S): H. Debucquoy, J. Baudrez, A. Deene

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 2000/AR/1466

CASE NAME: B.S. A/S v. NV D.C. and NV C.

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance Rb van koophandel Dendermonde 30 December 1999

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Belgium (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Norway (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Candy


Case outline

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

Applicable law: both countries party to CISG; CISG applicable

Place of performance (payment): residence of seller

Supplementary law: Belgian

Payment by daughter company of buyer to sister company of seller, transferred to seller: valid payment

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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: 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

English: Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=774&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Dutch): CISG Belgium database of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven <http://www.law.kuleuven.ac.be/ipr/eng/cases/2002-01-31.html>; Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=774&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

Unavailable

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