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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Germany 13 September 1996 Appellate Court Düsseldorf (Rolled steel wire case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/960913g1.html]

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

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISIONS: 19960913 (13 September 1996)

JURISDICTION: Germany

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

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 17 U 18/96

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

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance LG Krefeld (12 O 160/93) 19 December 1995 [affirmed]; 3rd instance BGH (Supreme Court) 25 June 1997 [reversing]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Germany (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Rolled steel wire


Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issues: Articles: 38 ; 39 ; 49(2)(b) ; 74 ; 77

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 abstract: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

Unavailable

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): cisg-online.ch <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/407.htm>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: [2005] Schlechtriem & Schwenzer ed., Commentary on UN Convention on International Sale of Goods, 2d (English) ed., Oxford University Press, Art. 77 para. 9

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