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Switzerland 24 March 1998 Appellate Court Zug (Frozen meat case)
[Cite as: http://cisgw3.law.pace.edu/cases/980324s1.html]

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

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Case identification

DATE OF DECISIONS: 19980324 (24 March 1998)

JURISDICTION: Switzerland

TRIBUNAL: OG Zug [OG = Obergericht = Appellate Court]

JUDGE(S): Unavailable

CASE NUMBER/DOCKET NUMBER: OG 1996/2

CASE NAME: Unavailable

CASE HISTORY: 1st instance KG Zug 30 November 1995; 3d instance BGer 28 October 1998 [reversing in part and remanding OG Zug 24 March 1998 and OG explanatory decree of 29 April 1998]

SELLER'S COUNTRY: Germany (plaintiff)

BUYER'S COUNTRY: Switzerland (defendant)

GOODS INVOLVED: Frozen meat


Classification of issues present

APPLICATION OF CISG: Yes

APPLICABLE CISG PROVISIONS AND ISSUES

Key CISG provisions at issue: Articles 1(3) ; 25 ; 38(1) ; 39(1) ; 49 ; 51(2) ; 74 ; 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

German: [1999] Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Internationales und Europäisches Recht (SZIER)/Revue suisse de droit international et de droit européen

CITATIONS TO TEXT OF DECISION

Original language (German): CISG-online.ch website <http://www.cisg-online.ch/cisg/urteile/897.pdf>

Translation: Unavailable

CITATIONS TO COMMENTS ON DECISION

English: CISG-AC advisory opinion on Examination of the Goods and Notice of Non-Conformity [7 June 2004] (this case and related cases cited in addendum to opinion); [2005] Schlechtriem & Schwenzer ed., Commentary on UN Convention on International Sale of Goods, 2d (English) ed., Oxford University Press, Art. 35 para. 49 Art. 38 paras. 14, 16 Art. 39 paras. 6, 7, 10

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