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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Germany 15 March 1996 Appellate Court Frankfurt ["Benetton II"] (Clothes case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/960315g2.html]

Primary source(s) for case presentation: Michael R. Will; CISG online case overview

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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 187/95

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

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance LG Kassel (11 O 4193/95) 27 July 1995 [affirmed]; 3d instance BGH (VIII ZR 134/96) 23 July 1997 [affirming]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Italy [plaintiff]

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Germany [defendant]

GOODS INVOLVED: Clothes


Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issues: Articles 45(1)(b) ; 53 ; 54 [Also cited: Articles 6 ; 14 ; 55 ; 57 ; 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 abstracts: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

Unavailable

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): cisg-online.ch <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/275.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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