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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Germany 11 February 1993 Appellate Court Karlsruhe (Cloth case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/930211g1.html]

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


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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19930211 (11 February 1993)

JURISDICTION: Germany

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

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 4 U 61/92

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

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance LG Waldshut-Tiengen 16 January 1992 [reversed]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Germany (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Italy (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Cloth


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: No

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 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 held that German law applied and that the contract was concluded before the CISG 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: Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=103&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): cisg-online.ch <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/81.htm> [excerpt]; Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft (RIW) 1994, 1046-1048; Wirtschaftsrecht Zeitschrift für Theorie und Praxis (DZWiR) 1994, 70-72; Die deutsche Rechtsprechung auf dem Gebiete des internationalen Privatrechts im Jahre (IPRspr) 1993 No. 136 [300-304]; Europäisches Wirtschafts- und Steuerrecht (EWS) 1994, 365-367; Unilex database [excerpt] <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=103&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

German: Chillagano-Busl, Wirtschaftsrecht Zeitschrift für Theorie und Praxis (DZWiR) 1994, 72 [72-73]

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