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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Switzerland 23 September 2013 Bundesgericht
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/130923s1.html]

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

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20130923 (23 September 2013)

JURISDICTION: Switzerland

TRIBUNAL: Bundesgericht [= BGer = Federal Supreme Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 4A 264/2013

CASE NAME: Unavailable

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance 3 April 2013 Handelsgericht des Kantons Zürich

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Italy

GOODS INVOLVED: Steel


Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 8(1) ; 8(2) ; 8(3) ; 25 ; 49(1)(a) ; 49(2)(b)

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

1A [Internationality: Parties' places of business in different States];

8A [Intent of party making statement or engaging in conduct (art. 8(1))];

8B [Interpretation based on objective standards (art. 8(2))];

8C [Interpretation in light of surrounding circumstances (art. 8(3))];

25A [Effect of a fundamental breach];

49A1 [Fundamental breach of contract (art. 49(1)(a))];

49B [Buyer's loss of right to declare avoidance after delivery (art. 49(2))];

49B1 [Failure to avoid within periods specified in art. 49(2)(a)&(b)]

Descriptors: Application of Convention ; Avoidance ; Delivery ; Fundamental breach ; Intent

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Citations to case abstracts, texts, and commentaries

CITATIONS TO ABSTRACTS OF DECISION

(a) UNCITRAL abstract: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

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CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): CISG-online.ch website <http://relevancy.bger.ch/php/aza/http/index.php?lang=de&type=show_document&highlight_docid=aza://23-09-2013-4A_264-2013&print=yes>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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