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Germany 31 July 1997 District Court Göttingen (Vacuum cleaners and watches case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/970731g1.html]

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

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISION: 19970731 (31 July 1997)

JURISDICTION: Germany

TRIBUNAL: LG Göttingen [ LG = Landgericht = District Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: 3 O 198/96

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

CASE HISTORY: 2d instance OLG Celle 2 September 1998 [partly reversing]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Netherlands

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Germany

GOODS INVOLVED: Vacuum cleaners and watches


Classification of issues present

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

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 53 ; 77 [Also cited: Articles 14 ; 15 ; 18 ; 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 abstract: Unavailable

(b) Other abstracts

Unavailable

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): cisg-online.ch <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/564.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]; [2005] Schlechtriem & Schwenzer ed., Commentary on UN Convention on International Sale of Goods, 2d (English) ed., Oxford University Press, Art. 8 para. 54 Art. 77 para. 9

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