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Cases and case translations added to database in May 2013
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GERMANY 19 December 2012 Appellate Court Hamburg (Dried onions case). Arts. 1, 6, 14, 18

- Key issues identified in this newly reported case

GERMANY 26 September 2012 Supreme Court (Clay case). Arts. 3, 7, 35, 38, 39, 40, 45, 74, 77, 79, 80 [translation added]

- Key issues identified in this newly translated case

SPAIN 14 July 2009 Appellate Court Madrid (Banderas de Portugal case). Arts. 25, 30, 35, 38, 39 [translation added]

- Key issues identified in this newly translated case

Texts of commentaries to be added to database in May 2013


2012. Passing of Risk in International Contracts of Sale of Goods; A Comparative Study Between the United Nations Convention on Contracts for Sale of Goods 1980 and the English Sale of Goods Act 1979, dissertation for Master's degree in International Economic and Trade Law from Brunel University, UK (2012)

CISG-AC Opinion No. 13

2013. Inclusion of Standard Terms under the CISG, Rapporteur: Professor Sieg Eiselen, College of Law, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa. Adopted by the CISG Advisory Council following its 17th meeting, in Villanova, Pennsylvania, USA (20 January 2013)

KELONG, Richard William Ngwa

2013. Problems Relating to the Place of Performance for Payment of Damages and the Admissibility of Det-off Claims under Article 74 CISG, Surrey Law Working Papers Short Notes, (Surrey, U.K.) issue 3 (2013) available online at <>

TRIPODI, Leandro

2010. Case Translation of Finvetro S.R.L v Glassmoble S.A, 14 Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law & Arbitration (1/2010) 117-122

TRIPODI, Leandro

2010. An Italian Court Decision Makes the First Reference to Rome I Regulation, 14 Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law & Arbitration (1/2010) 123-128

Citations to be added to database bibliography

BAIER, Anton

2005. Handbuch Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht [ - in German] Köln: Schmidt, Otto (2005)

BAIER, Anton

2009. Der Verkauf von im Auftrag hergestellten Waren nach Art. 88 CISG bei bestehenden Immaterialgüterrechten [ - in German] RIW 12 (2009) 845

BAPTISTA, Luiz Olavo and others

2012. Harmonising with CISG, Latin lawyer (London) (23 October 2012)

BARETIC, Marco / NIKSIC, Sasa [Croatia]

2008. The CISG and its Impact on National Legal Systems (2008) 93-105

BAZINAS, Spyros V.

2002. UN – Übereinkommen über Forderungsabtretungen [ - in German] ZEuP 4 (2002) 782-803

BEGUIN, Jaques / MENJUCO, Michel

2005. Droit du commerce international [ - in French] Paris, LexisNexisLitec (2005)

BEHR, Volker

1997. The Sales Convention in Europe, "Presentation at Seminar" "Ten Years of the United Nations Sales Convention", University of Pittsburgh School of Law (16/17 October 1997)


2013. Ending the Commercial Siesta: The Shortcomings of European Union Directive 2011/7 on combating late payments in commercial transactions, 38 Brooklyn Journal of International Law (Brooklyn, N.Y.) (2013/2) 699-727


1992. Verträge im elektronischen Geschäftsverkehr [ - in German] München: Beck (2003)

BRAND, Ronald A.

1997. Ethical Issues and Legal Limits in International Contract Practice, "Presentation at Seminar" "Ten Years of the United Nations Sales Convention", University of Pittsburgh School of Law (16/17 October 1997)

BRAND, Ronald A.

1998. Professional Responsibility in a Transnational Transaction Practice, 17 J. L. & Comm. (1998) 301-342


2000. Incoterms 2000, Kommentar und deutsch/englischer Text der ICC-Incoterms [ - in German] Bonn: Economica (2000)

BRIDGE, Michael G. [United Kingdom]

2012. Contract Damages under the United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods: loss and compensation, 4 European Journal of Commercial Contract Law (Zutphen, The Netherlands) (2012/4) 77-90

BURMAN, Harold S.

1997. The Sales Convention in Context: Developments in Private International Law, "Presentation at Seminar" "Ten Years of the United Nations Sales Convention", University of Pittsburgh School of Law (16/17 October 1997)

BURMAN, Harold S.

1997. International Law at Work: The Expanding Realm of Private International Law, "Presentation at McLean" "Lecture on World Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law (17 October 1997)


2008. New Zealand, in: The CISG and its Impact on National Legal Systems (2008) 251-258


2012. Vendita di tradizione romanistica e vendita internazionale: modelli a confronto [Sale under the Roman Tradition Versus International Sale: A Comparison of Models - in Italian] 33 Zbornik pravnog fakulteta sveučilišta u Rijeci (Rijeka, Croatia) (2012/2) 599-628


2013. B2B Kaufverträge und das GEK: das Ende des CISG? [B2B contracts and CESL: the end of CISG (1980)? - in German] 13 Internationales Handelsrecht (München) (2013/2) 50-60


1999. An Argument for Ratification: Some Basic Principles of the 1994 Inter-American Convention on the Law Applicable to International Contracts, 27 Georgia J. Int'l & Comp. L. (1999) 477-518

FRIEHE, Heinz Albert

2008. Quo Vadis CISG, IHR (2/2008) 87-88


2013. Putting the CISG where It Belongs: In the Uniform Commercial Code, 29 Touro Law Review (Central Islip, N.Y.) (2013) 173


1985. Trade Laws: a Canadian Perspective, 10 Can.-U.S. L.J. (1985) 157-164

HENRY, David

2000. Run from the Border: The Need for Recognition of Foreign Commercial Judgments in Texas Courts, 31 Texas Tech L.R. (2000) 211 ff.

HERBER, Rolf / MAGNUS, Ulrich / PILTZ, Burghard

2005. Internationales Handelsrecht 2000-2004, München: Sellier European Law Publishers (2005)


1996. Compraventa internacional (Convenio de Viena 1980), Rev. der. gen. (1996) 4967-5002


1990. La compravendita internazionale di beni mobili nei rapporti tra Italia e Germania, [ - in Italian] Padua: Cedam (1990)

JENKINS, Sarah Howard [U.S.]

2013. Rejection, Revocation of Acceptance, and Avoidance: A Comparative Assessment of UCC and CISG Goods Oriented Remedies, 22 Minnesota Journal of International Law (Minneapolis, Minn.) (2013) 152-213


2010. Der Rechtsweg Albaniens nach Europa: ein Schritt dahin: die Konvention über das internationale Kaufrecht [Albania’s Legal Path to Europe: The CISG (1980) as Another Step Forward - in German], 19 Wirtschaft und Recht in Osteuropa (München) (2010/6) 175-177


2013. Die Reichweite von Artikel 80 CISG [The Scope of Article 80 CISG (1980) - in German], 13 Internationales Handelsrecht (München) (2013/2) 45-50

LERCHE, Holger

2007. Konkurrenz von Einheitsrecht und nationalem Privatrecht: Perspektiven für ein Europäisches Zivilgesetzbuch [ - in German], Hamburg: Kovac, J (2007)

NETHERLANDS: Domestic documents

1990. Bestätigung des Eingangs der Kündigung des EKG durch die Bundesrepublik Deutschland [ - in Dutch], Tractatenblad van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden (Den Haag), Maandbericht (Januari 1990/1)


2012. The General Principles of the United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods, 4 Cuadernos de derecho transnacional (Madrid) (2012/1) 165-179


1983. Extraterritoriality and Export Controls, Can. Counc. Int'l L. (1983) 92-105

SONO, Hiroo

2013. [Current State of the Unification of Private Law: vol.1 Sales of Goods and General Contract Law - in Japanese], 998 New Business Law (Tokyo) (2013) 12-19


2012. New Perspectives of South East European Private Law: South East European Post-doctoral Colloquium in Private Law - Proceedings. Skopje, SEELS, (2012) 257 p. [Selected contents: Case Law as a Trigger of CISG Uniform Global Era (CUGE) / A. Spaić, p. 210-219]


2012. The Significance of Accession to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods 1980 for Indonesia, 2 Juridical Tribune (Bucharest) (2012/2) 54-71


2005. Odstop od pogodbe po Dunajski konvenciji [Avoidance of the Contract under the Vienna Sales Convention - in Slovenian], Podjetje in delo, Nr. 6-7 (2005) 1228-1251


2012. Increasing Private Sector Participation in Ghana Through the Adoption and Implementation of the CISG, 4 Africa Law Today (Chicago, Ill.) (2012/4) 1-3

ZELLER, Bruno [Australia]

2008. Uniformity of Laws: A Reality or Just a Myth?, 1 International Journal of Private Law (3/2008) 231-242

ZELLER, Bruno [Australia]

2011. International Trading of Emission Units – A Question of Applicable Law, in Buchler and Muller-Chen eds., Private Law: National - Global - Comparative: Festschrift for Ingeborg Schwenzer on the Occasion of her 60th Birthday, Bern, Stämpfli Verlag, 2 vols. (2011) 1871 p.

ZELLER, Bruno [Australia]

2011. Harmonised Legal Framework for Carbon Trading, in Andenas and Baasch Anderson, Theory and Practice of Harmonisation

ZELLER, Bruno [Australia]

2011. Uniform Emissions Trading or Tax Schemes – has the genie been [finally?] let out of the bottle?, 3 Elon Law Review (2011) 57-86

ZELLER, Bruno [Australia]

2012. The CISG and the Common Law: The Australian Experience, in Magnus, U. (ed) CISG vs Regional Sales La Unification, Sellier European Law Publishers (2012) 237 p.

ZELLER, Bruno [Australia] / BOX Gerry

2008. Delivery, Shipment, and Insurance, Chapter 6 in: Albert H. Kritzer, Jarno & Jessica Vanto and Sieg Eiselen eds., International Contract Manual, vol. 1, Thomson West (2008)

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