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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Switzerland 1 September 1994 District Court Zug (Fashion textiles case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/940901s1.html]

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


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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19940901 (1 September 1994)

JURISDICTION: Switzerland

TRIBUNAL: KG Zug [KG = Kantonsgericht = District Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: A3 1993 84

CASE NAME: Unavailable

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Germany (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Fashion textiles


Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 74 ; 78

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

74A [Damages (general rules for measuring): loss suffered as consequence of breach (expenses of non-judicial request of payment; also cost of bank loans in excess of statutory rate of interest];

78B [Interest on delay in receiving price: rate of interest (domestic law with added proven cost of borrowing allowed)]

Descriptors: Damages ; Collection costs ; Interest ; Interest as element of damages

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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=237&step=Abstract>

German: Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Internationales und Europäisches Recht (SZIER)/ Revue suisse de droit international et de droit européen (1996) 134-135

Italian: [1998] Diritto del Commercio Internazionale 1080 No. 180

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): Unavailable

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Ferrari, International Legal Forum (4/1998) 138-255 [253 n.1079 (interest issues)]; Thiele, 2 Vindobono Journal (1998) 3-35, citing this case [n.59] and 42 other interest rulings; Liu Chengwei, Recovery of interest (November 2003) n.282

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