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Cases and case translations added to database in December 2008
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ITALY 11 December 2008 Tribunale di Forli [District Court]. Arts. 3, 7, 9, 25, 30, 35, 38, 39, 49, 53, 84, 85

DENMARK 1 December 2008 Sø-og Handelsrets [Maritime and Commercial Court] (Bonansea S.p.A. v. Bombardier Transportation Denmark A/s). Arts. 72, 73

NETHERLANDS 5 November 2008 Rechtsbank [District Court] Arnhem (Baufix Holz- und Bauetechnik GmbH v. Eurovite Nederland). Arts. 2, 11, 14, 18, 19

NETHERLANDS 5 November 2008 Rechtsbank [District Court] Rotterdam (Vigo-Pontevedra v. Ibromar B.V.). Arts. 7(2), 50, 78

AUSTRALIA 24 October 2008 Federal Court [South Australia District] (Hannaford v Australian Farmlink Pty Ltd). Arts. 7, 35, 39, 44, 50

FRANCE 16 September 2008 Cour de cassation [Supreme Court] (Société SIAC v. Agrico). Arts. 38, 39, 40

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 29 May 2008 District Court Nitra (T.I., S.r.o. v.L.L., S.r.o.). Arts. 4, 53, 78 [translation added]

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 22 May 2008 District Court Bratislava (F.E.G.H.C v. T S.r.o.). Arts. 53, 59, 62, 78 [translation added]

SWITZERLAND 13 May 2008 Kantonsgericht [District Court] St. Gallen (Skid chains and adaptors case). Arts. 4, 61, 74 [translation added]

GERMANY 24 April 2008 Landgericht [District Court] Wiesbaden. Art. 35

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 21 January 2008 District Court Dolny Kubin (G & B S.r.o. v. RT). Arts. 53, 78 [translation added]

FRANCE 11 October 2007 Cour d'appel [Appellate Court] Paris (Société M. v. Société PTR Inc)

SWITZERLAND 30 August 2007 Kantonsgericht [District Court] Zug (GMS modular case). Arts. 25, 26, 35, 39, 45, 49, 50, 53, 74, 78 [translation added]

SWITZERLAND 26 July 2007 Tribunal cantonal [Appellate Court] Jena (Industrial furnace case). Arts. 25, 39, 74, 78, 81

SWITZERLAND 27 April 2007 Tribunal cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais (Oven case). Arts. 4, 14, 25, 35, 38, 39, 40, 49, 53, 55, 58

SWITZERLAND 19 April 2007 Pretore del Distretto [District Court] Lugano (Spring toys case). Arts. 25, 49, 74, 81

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 9 March 2007 Regional Court Bratislava (Blouses case). Arts. 7, 11, 53, 59, 78 [translation added]

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 1 February 2007 Regional Court Bratislava (E.W.G. v. Ing. R.K.). Arts. 5, 53, 78 [translation added]

SWITZERLAND 27 October 2006 Tribunal cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais (Bicycle and motorcycle parts case). Arts. 4, 7(2), 30, 35, 58, 59, 78 [translation added]

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 29 June 2006 District Court Nitra (Textile products case). Arts. 4, 53 [translation added]

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 23 June 2006 Regional Court Nitra. Arts. 54, 62, 78 [translation added]

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 17 May 2006 District Court Nitra (Agricultural products case). Arts. 11, 30. 31, 53, 78 [translation added]

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 10 May 2006 Regional Court Zilina (Floor tiles case). Arts. 11, 53, 78 [translation added]

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 27 February 2006 District Court Nitra (L.-K S.r.l. v. N. S.r.l.). Arts. 11, 14, 18, 23, 30, 31, 33, 78 [translation added]

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 12 January 2006 Regional Court Trnava (Pumpkins case). Arts. 50, 74 [translation added]

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 15 December 2005 Regional Court Bratislava (Machinery technologies case). Arts. 53, 78 [translation added]

SLOVAK REPUBLIC 4 April 2005 Regional Court Zilina (Heat exchanger case). Arts. [-] [translation added]

ROMANIA 6 June 2003 High Court of Cassation and Justice (Terracotta stoves case). Arts. 36, 38, 39 [translation added]

SWITZERLAND 2 December 2002 Tribunal cantonal [Appellate Court] Valais (Tea room case). Arts. 2, 4, 10, 64, 81, 84 [translation added]

GERMANY 8 March 1995 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Wangen (Shoes case). Arts. 53, 74, 78 [translation added]

GERMANY 14 October 1992 Amtsgericht [Lower Court] Zweibrücken (Shoes case). Arts. 25, 26, 49, 53, 74, 78 [translation added]

Texts of commentaries added to database in December 2008

DIENER, Keith William [U.S.]

2008. Recovering Attorneys’ Fees under CISG: An Interpretation of Article 74, Nordic Journal of Commercial Law, Issue 2008 #1 (4 December 2008) 65 p. <http://www.njcl.utu.fi/1_2008/article3.pdf>

FLECHTNER, Harry M. [U.S.]

2008. Funky Mussels, a Stolen Car, and Decrepit Used Shoes: Non-Conforming Goods and Notice thereof under the United Nations Sales Convention ("CISG"), Boston University International Law Journal (Spring 2008) 1-28


2009. Is CIETAC Leading Arbitration in Asia into a New Era of Transparency?, Asia-Pacific Arbitration Review: A Global Arbitration Review special report (January 2009)

Citations to be added to database bibliography in January 2009


2008. The United Kingdom and the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG): To ratify or not to ratify?, 14 Journal of International Maritime Law (4/2008) 331-338


2008. Academic conference "The Spirit and Interpretation of the CISG", Organized by the Steering Committee for the CISG Tokyo Congress and the Institute of International Commercial Law of the Pace University School of Law, University of Tokyo (16 November 2008) [Presentations by Pilar Perales Viscasillas, Article 7 and uniform interpretation of the CISG; Albert H. Kritzer, Researching the CISG; Loukas Mistelis, Conformity of Goods under the CISG; Ingeborg Schwenzer, The Right to Avoid the Contract; John Y. Gotanda, Calculating Damages under the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods; Alejandro Garro, Exemption of Damages under Article 79 CISG]

Accompanied by the proceedings of the Practitioner's seminar "Practical Implications of the CISG", Japan Federation of Bar Association Building (17 November 2008) [Presentations by Hiroo Sono, Overview of the CISG; Ingeborg Schwenzer, The CISG in a Globalized World (explaining why to choose CISG in a sales contract is better than domestic law); Jan Ramberg, CISG and Incoterms; Loukas Mistelis, Arbitration and the CISG; Claude Witz, Contracts and Notices in the CISG: Advice for drafters]


2007. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods: A case for ratification by Kenya, Kenya Law Review (1/2007) 305-322

GUOLA, Leonila

2008. Oral Advocacy Training: A Beginner's Look at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot from a Coaching Perspective, 1 Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration (1/2008)


2007. Directive 2000/35 of 29 June 2000 on combating late payment in commercial transactions: The period for payment (art. 3.1 b), in: Commercial Law Challenges in the 21st Century, Jan Hellner in memoriam, Iustus Förlag (2007) 201-217

SÁNDOR, Tamás / VÉKÁS, Lajos [Hungary]

2005. Nemzetközi adásvétel [International Sales - in Hungarian], Budapest: Hvgorac (2005) 206 p.

Reviewed by PAJOR-BYTOMSKI (2006)

SCHLECHTRIEM, Peter / SCHWENZER, Ingeborg eds.

2008. Kommentar zum Einheitlichen UN-Kaufrecht-CISG [Commentary on the Uniform UN-Sales Law - in German] [commentaries by Klaus Bacher, Franco Ferrari, Christiana Fountoulakis, Günter Hager, Rainer Hornung, Felix Maultzsch, Markus Müller-Chen, Peter Schlechtriem, Martin Schmidt-Kessel, Ulrich G. Schroeter, Ingeborg Schwenzer, Corinne Widmer], München: Beck, 5th ed. (2008) 1205 p.

SCHMIDT-KESSEL, Martin / MEYER, Linus [Germany]

2008. Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen und UN-Kaufrecht [Commentary on standard form clauses in light of the CISG: overview from a German law perspective - in German], Internationales Handelsrecht (5/2008) 177-180

SCHULZE, Reiner ed.

2008. Common Frame of Reference and Existing EC Contract Law, Sellier European Law Publishers (2008) [Contributions by Gianmaria Ajani ("A Better Coherence of EU Private Law" and Multilingualism: Two Opposing Principles), Giuditta Cordero Moss (Contracts between Consumer Protection and Trade Usages: Some Observations on the Importance of State Contract Law), Judit Fazekas (Connection between the CFR and a possible horizontal instrument of consumer law), Helmut Heiss (The Common Frame of Reference (CFR) of European Insurance Law), Gerog Kathrein (Europäisches Vertragsrecht - Österreichische Haltung), Konstantinos D. Kerameus (Comparative Law and Common Frame of Reference), Paul Lagarde (Cadre commun de reference et droit international privé), Stefan Leible (Non-Discrimination), Ulrich Magnus (The damages rules in the acquis communautaire, in the Acquis Principles, and in the DCFR), Thomas Pfeiffer (Non-Negotiated Terms), Hans Schulte-Nölke (Contract Law or Law of Obligations? - The Draft Common Frame of Reference (DCFR) as a multifunction tool), Reiner Schultze (The Academic Draft of the CFR and the EC Contract Law), Evelyne Terryn (The Right of Withdrawal, the Acquis Principles, and the Draft Common Frame of Reference), Christian Twigg Flesner (Pre-contractual duties - from the acquis to the Common Frame of Reference), Sief van Erp (DCER and Property Law: The need for consistency and coherence); Fryderyk Zoll [The Remedies for Non-Performance in the System of the Acquis Group)]

Pace Law School Institute of International Commercial Law - Last updated December 23, 2008
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