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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Germany 15 March 1996 Appellate Court Frankfurt ["Benetton I"] (Fashion textiles case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/960315g1.html]

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

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISIONS: 19960315 (15 March 1996)

JURISDICTION: Germany

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

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 25 U 100/95

CASE NAME: ["Benetton I"] German case citations do not generally identify parties to proceedings

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance [LG Kassel (12 O 9366/84) 2 May 1995 [affirmed]; 3d instance BGH (VII ZR 130/96) 23 July 1997 [affirming]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Italy [plaintiff]

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Germany [defendant]

GOODS INVOLVED: Fashion textiles


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: No [Article 6]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issues: Articles 6 ; 14

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 abstracts: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

German: Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht (EWiR) 1996, 1116-1118; [1997] Neue Juristische Wochenschrift-Rechtsprechungs-Report Zivilrecht (NJW-RR) 170-175

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): cisg-online.ch <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/284.htm> [excerpt]; Neue Juristische Wochenschrift Rechtsprechungs-Report Zivilrecht (NJW-RR) 1997, 170-175; Wirtschaftsrechtliche Beratung (WiB) 1996, 1116-1118

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

German: Haager, Wirtschaftsrechtliche Beratung (WiB) 1996, 1116-1118

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