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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

France 26 September 1995 Appellate Court Colmar (Ceramique Culinaire v. Musgrave)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/950926f1.html]

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

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19950926 (26 September 1995)

JURISDICTION: France

TRIBUNAL: Cour d'appel de Colmar

JUDGE(S): Goyet (président de chambre); Kiefer, Beau (counseillers); Schirmann, Ringenbach (greffiers)

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 1B 94-00488

CASE NAME: Societé Ceramique Culinaire de France v. Musgrave Ltd.

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance Tribunal de Grande Instance de Strasbourg 17 November 1993; 3d instance Cour de Cassation 17 December 1996 [reversing]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: France (defendant)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Ireland (plaintiff)

GOODS INVOLVED: Ceramic baking dishes (cake pans, soufflé pans, etc.)


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Court ruled against applicability of CISG despite parties having selected law of a Contracting State

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Article 6

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

6B [Choice of law: choice of law of Contracting State]

Descriptors: Applicability ; Choice of law

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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=236&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (French): CISG-France website ("http://Witz.jura.uni-sb.de/CISG/decisions/260995v.htm"); Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=236&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Ferrari, International Legal Forum (4/1998) 138-255 [216 n.707 (criticism of implicit exclusion of CISG)]; [2005] Schlechtriem & Schwenzer ed., Commentary on UN Convention on International Sale of Goods, 2d (English) ed., Oxford University Press, Art. 6 para. 14

German: [1999] Transportrecht, Beilage "Internationales Handelsrecht" (TranspR-IHR) 13 [14 n.12]

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