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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Germany 2 October 1992 Appellate Court Köln (Wood processing machines case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/921002g1.html]

Primary source(s) for case presentation: Michael R. Will; Unilex abstract


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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19921002 (2 October 1992)

JURISDICTION: Germany

TRIBUNAL: OLG Köln [OLG = Oberlandesgericht = Provincial Court of Appeal]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 19 U 28/92

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

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance LG Köln 18 December 1991 (28 O 250/91) [reversed]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Germany (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Wood processing machines


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: No

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 1(1) ; 100

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

100B1 [Applicability based on date of contract]

Descriptors: Applicability

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Editorial remarks

The court found the CISG inapplicable as the contract was concluded before it entered into force in Germany.

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Citations to case abstracts, texts, and commentaries

CITATIONS TO ABSTRACTS OF DECISION

(a) UNCITRAL abstract: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

English: [1993] 4 European Current Law, Monthly Digest No. 433 [103] = [1993] European Current Law Yearbook No. 4326 [902]; Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=91&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): cisg-online.ch <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/37.htm> [excerpt]; Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft (RIW) 1992, 1021-1025; Versicherungsrecht (VersR) 1992, 1527-1529; Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (ZIP) 1992, 1482-1485; Die deutsche Rechtsprechung auf dem Gebiete des internationalen Privatrechts im Jahre (IPRspr) 1992 No. 45 [89-93]; Praxis des internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 1994, 213-216; OLG Report Köln (1992) 357-361; Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (ZIP) 1992, 1482-1485; Unilex database [excerpt] <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=91&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

German: Piltz, Praxis des internationalen Privat- und Verfahrensrechts (IPRax) 1994, 191 [192-193]; Schlechtriem, Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht (EWiR) Art. 1 EKG 1/92, 987-988

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