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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Germany 19 November 1992 District Court Göttingen (Shoes case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/921119g1.html]

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


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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19921119 (19 November 1992)

JURISDICTION: Germany

TRIBUNAL: LG Göttingen [LG = Landgericht = District Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 3 O 100/92

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

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Italy (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Germany (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Shoes


Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 74 ; 78 [Also cited: Article 57(1) ]

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

74B1 [Outer limits of damages (foreseeability of loss): as possible consequence of breach];

78A [Interest on delay in receiving price or any other sum in arrears]

Descriptors: Damages ; Interest

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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=93&step=Abstract>

Italian: Diritto del Commercio Internazionale (1995) 446-447 No. 63

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): cisg-online.ch <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/51.htm>; Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=93&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Thiele, 2 Vindobono Journal (1998) 3-35, citing this case [n.87-88, n.122] and 42 other interest rulings; Article 78 and rate of interest: Mazzotta, Endless disagreement among commentators, much less among courts (2004) [citing this case and 275 other court and arbitral rulings]

German: Piltz, Int. Kaufrecht (1993) 280 No. 412 = Neue Juristische Wochenschrift (NJW) 1994, 1101 [1105 n.82]

Spanish: Piltz, La Ley (Buenos Aires: 5 September 1994) 1-4 n.60

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