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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Switzerland 19 February 2004 Supreme Court (Construction machine case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/040219s1.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: CISG-online.ch website

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20040219 (19 February 2004)

JURISDICTION: Switzerland

TRIBUNAL: Bundesgericht [ = BGer = Supreme Court]

JUDGE(S): Corboz (président), Nyffeler, Favre

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 4C.307/2003/ech

CASE NAME: Unavailable

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance Tribunal de première instance de Genève 7 March 2002; 2d instance Cour de justice Genève 19 September 2003

SELLER'S COUNTRY: France (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Construction machine


Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 6 ; 53 ; 61 ; 62

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

Unavailable

Descriptors: Burden of proof

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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=979&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (French): CISG-online.ch website <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/839.pdf>; Internet website of the Swiss Supreme Court <http://www.bger.ch>; Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=979&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

French: Claude Witz, Recueil Dalloz, No. 33 / 7218 (22 September 2005) 2287, 2291

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