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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

France 6 February 2014 Appellate Court Douai
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/140206f1.html]

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

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 20140206 (6 February 2014)

JURISDICTION: France

TRIBUNAL: CA Douai [CA = Cour d'appel = Appeal Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 11/08248

CASE NAME: SA Getec v. Bystronic Maschienenbau GmbH, Bytronic Laser AG, SAS Bystronic France

CASE HISTORY: 1st Instance Tribunal de Commerce d’Arras 16 May 2008, 2nd Instance Cour d’Appel de Douai 20 May 2010, 3rd Instance Cour de Cassation 8 November 2011

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Germany / Switzerland / France

BUYER'S COUNTRY: France

GOODS INVOLVED: Press brakes


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 1 ; 25 ; 39 ; 49 ; 82 [Also cited: Article 45 ]

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

1B1 [Parties in different Contracting States (art. 1(1)(a))];

25A [Effect of a fundamental breach];

39A [Buyer must notify seller within reasonable time (art. 39(1))];

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)];

82A [Buyer would have right to avoid contract except];

82A1 [Inability to return goods in same condition (art. 82(1))]

Descriptors: Application of Convention ; Avoidance ; Conformity of goods ; Damages ; Fundamental breach ; Lack of conformity notice, timeliness

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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 (French): CISG-France database <http://www.cisg.fr/decision.html?lang=fr&date=14-02-06>; see also CISG-online.ch website <http://globalsaleslaw.org/content/api/cisg/urteile/2548.pdf>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

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