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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Germany 2 October 2002 Supreme Court (Vegetables case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/021002g1.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: Ulrich Schroeter

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20021002 (2 October 2002)

JURISDICTION: Germany

TRIBUNAL: Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Supreme Court]

JUDGE(S): Drs. Deppert, Hübsch, and Beyer

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: VIII ZR 163/01

CASE NAME: German case citations do not identify parties to proceedings

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance LG Kleve; 2d instance OLG Düsseldorf 13 June 2001

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Germany

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands

GOODS INVOLVED: Vegetables


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: No. Sale of goods by auction held not to be within scope of Convention

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 2(b) [Also cited: Article 57 ]

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

2B [Sales by auction]

Descriptors: Scope of Convention ; Auction sales

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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=915&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): CISG-online.ch website <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/700.htm>; BGH website <http://www.bundesgerichtshof.de/>; Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=915&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

Unavailable

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