Selected Cases by Article & Issues

Article 1635 Cases
Article 218 Cases
Article 350 Cases
Article 4159 Cases
Article 51 Cases
Article 682 Cases
Article 7217 Cases (1) In the interpretation of this Convention, regard is to be had to its international character and to the need to promote uniformity in its application and the observance of good faith in international trade.

(2) Questions concerning matters governed by this Convention which are not expressly settled in it are to be settled in conformity with the general principles on which it is based or, in the absence of such principles, in conformity with the law applicable by virtue of the rules of private international law.
Number Issue # Cases
1 Interpretation of Convention 3
1.1 Consideration of international character of Convention 24
1.1.1 Recourse to Convention's legislative history 6
1.2 Need for uniform application of Convention 23
1.2.1 Recourse to foreign case law and scholarly writing 57
2 Gaps in Convention 1
2.1 Matters governed but not expressly settled by Convention 49
2.2 Matters excluded from scope of Convention (see art. 4) 15
2.3 Methods for filling in gaps 4
2.3.1 Application by analogy of other provisions of Convention 9
2.3.2 Recourse to general principles of Convention 25
2.3.2.1 Examples of general principles 26
2.3.2.2 Recourse to UNIDROIT Principles 27
2.3.3 Recourse to domestic law 20
2.3.3.1 Applicable law determined by choice of law rules of forum 22
Country Date Court
Arbitral Award 00-00-1994 ICC Court of Arbitration - Paris
Arbitral Award 29-12-1998 Schiedsgericht Hamburger Freundschaftliche Arbitrage
Cases: 2
Argentina 20-05-1991 Juzgado Nacional de Primera Instancia en lo Comercial No. 7
Argentina 31-05-2007 Camara Nacional de Apelaciones en lo Comercial de Buenos Aires - Sala A
Cases: 2
Croatia 04-03-2008 High Commercial Court
Cases: 1
France 13-09-1995 Cour d'Appel de Grenoble, Chambre Commerciale
Cases: 1
Germany 05-04-1995 Landgericht Landshut
Germany 12-05-1995 Amtsgericht Alsfeld
Germany 20-07-1995 Landgericht Aachen
Germany 25-05-1999 Landgericht Berlin
Germany 26-01-2000 Hanseatisches Oberlandesgericht Hamburg
Germany 13-04-2000 Amtsgericht Duisburg
Germany 09-01-2002 Bundesgerichtshof
Cases: 7
Netherlands 15-06-1994 Arrondissementsrechtbank Amsterdam
Netherlands 02-01-2007 Gerechtshof's-Hertogenbosch
Netherlands 05-01-2022 Rechtbank Noord-Holland
Cases: 3
Spain 08-04-2008 Audiencia Provincial de Valencia
Spain 11-05-2012 Fuenlabrada Court of First Instance
Cases: 2
Switzerland 20-12-1994 Tribunal Cantonal Valais
Switzerland 28-10-1997 Tribunal Cantonal de Vaud
Switzerland 11-06-1999 Handelsgericht des Kantons Aargau
Cases: 3
USA 23-05-2005 U.S. Court of Appeals (7th Circuit)
Cases: 1
2.3.3.2 Applicable choice of law rules in arbitration 3
3 Concept of good faith in international trade 1
3.1 Significance of good faith in international trade 3
3.2 Good faith as aid in interpretation of Convention 8
3.3 Good faith as a general principle of Convention 18
3.3.1 Good faith during negotiations 5
3.3.2 Good faith in interpretation of contract 5
3.3.3 Good faith in performance of contract 14
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Article 109 Cases
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Article 992 Cases
Article 10022 Cases
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Total Cases in the database 3729