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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Germany 25 June 1996 Lower Court Bottrop (Shoes case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/960625g2.html]

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

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISIONS: 19960625 (25 June 1996)

JURISDICTION: Germany

TRIBUNAL: AG Bottrop [AG = Amtsgericht = Petty District Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 12 C 177/96

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

CASE HISTORY: Unavailable

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Italy (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Germany (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Shoes


Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issues: Articles: 74 ; 78

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

74A [General rules for measuring damages (loss suffered as consequence of breach): includes calculation of interest loss];

78B [Rate of interest: higher than statutory rate allowed with proven casual connection between seller's recourse to bank loans and buyer's late payment]

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

English: Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=289&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): CISG online website <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/534.htm>; Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=289&step=FullText>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Liu Chengwei, Recovery of interest (November 2003) n.286; 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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