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CISG CASE PRESENTATION

Finland 27 March 1997 Helsinki Court of Appeal (Butter case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/970327f5.html]

Primary source(s) of information for case presentation: CISG Nordic website

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISIONS: 19970327 (27 March 1997)

JURISDICTION: Finland

TRIBUNAL: Helsinki Court of Appeal (Itä-Suomen hovioikeus)

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: S 96/605

CASE NAME: Finnish case citations do not generally identify parties to proceedings

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance District Court of Kuopio 5 November 1996 [CISG ruling undisturbed on appeal]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Finland and Turks & Caicos Islands (defendants)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Lithuania (plaintiff)

GOODS INVOLVED: Butter


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: No [see lower court ruling for CISG issues; appeal focused on other matters]

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issues: Not applicable

Classification of issues using UNCITRAL classification code numbers:

Not applicable

Descriptors: Not applicable

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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=489&step=Abstract>

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (Finnish): CISG Nordic website <http://www.cisgnordic.net/970327FI.shtml>

Translation (English): Presented with District Court of Kuopio 5 November 1996; see also Unilex database <http://www.unilex.info/case.cfm?pid=1&do=case&id=489&step=FullText>

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: Larry A. DiMatteo et al., 34 Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business (Winter 2004) 299-440 at n.647; [2005] Schlechtriem & Schwenzer ed., Commentary on UN Convention on International Sale of Goods, 2d (English) ed., Oxford University Press, Art. 74 paras. 16, 41

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