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Germany 5 November 1993 District Court Hamburg (Cobalt sulphate case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/931105g1.html]

Primary source(s) for case presentation: CISG online case overview


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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19931105 (5 November 1993)

JURISDICTION: Germany

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

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 404 O 175/92

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

CASE HISTORY: 2d instance OLG Hamburg 14 December 1994 [affirming]; 3d instance BGH (Supreme Court) 3 April 1996 [affirming]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Germany (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Cobalt sulphate


Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 34 ; 61(1) ; 62 ; 78

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

Unavailable

Descriptors: Unavailable

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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

Unavailable

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): cisg-online.ch <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/215.htm>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: 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]

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