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Colombia 21 February 2012 Corte Suprema de Justicia [Supreme Court] (Loan agreement case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/120221c7.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: CISG-Spainish website

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20120221 (21 February 2012)

JURISDICTION: Colombia

TRIBUNAL: Corte Suprema de Justicia

JUDGE(S): William Namén Vargas

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: Unavailable

CASE NAME: Rafael Alberto Martínez Luna v. Granbanco SA

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance Civil Circuit Court 40 of Bogota 2 September 2008; 2nd instance Superior Court of the Judicial District of Bogotá, Civil Division 25 July 2009

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Colombia

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Colombia

GOODS INVOLVED: Loan agreement


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 79

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

79A [Central issue: exemption from liability for damages];

79E [Notice of Impediment]

Descriptors: Application of Convention ; Avoidance ; Damages ; Grace period ; Hardship ; Interest ; Lex mercatoria ; Negotiable instruments or money

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CITATIONS TO ABSTRACTS OF DECISION

(a) UNCITRAL abstract: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

Unavailable

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Spanish): CISG-Spain and Latin America website <http://www.cisgspanish.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Corte-Suprema-Colombia-21-feb2012.pdf>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

Spanish: Los Principios de UNIDROIT como reglas aplicables al contrato internacional. A Propósito de la sentencia de la Corte Suprema de Justicia colombiana de 21 de febrero de 2012”. Cuadernos de la Maestría en Derecho de la Universidad Sergio Arboleda, 2013 [The UNIDROIT Principles as rules applicable to international contracts. A Purpose of the judgment of the Supreme Court Colombian February 21, 2012 ". Notebooks of the Master of Laws from the University Sergio Arboleda, 2013]

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