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 Article #  

  This Convention governs only the formation of the contract of sale and the rights and obligations of the seller and the buyer arising from such a contract. In particular, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Convention, it is not concerned with:

(a) the validity of the contract or of any of its provisions or of any usage;

(b) the effect which the contract may have on the property in the goods sold.


Issues       
# Cases
 1 Aspects of contract of sale expressly excluded from scope of Convention
3
  1.1 Validity of contract, its provisions or of usages
9
   1.1.1 Mistake
6
   1.1.2 Requirements as to form of contract
1
  1.2 Effect of contract on property in goods
9
 2 Matters implicitly excluded from scope of Convention
  2.01 Capacity of parties
3
  2.02 Agency
12
  2.03 Set-off
30
  2.04 Assignment
6
  2.05 Limitation period (prescription)
18
  2.06 Hardship
2
  2.07 Penalty clauses
7
  2.08 Interest rate (see also art. 78)
7
  2.09 Burden of proof
10
  2.10 Letters of confirmation, standard terms
5
  2.11 Other matters
Country # Cases  
Arbitral Award 1  
Argentina 2  
Austria 4  
Belgium 1  
Canada 2  
Finland 1  
France 1  
Date Court
26.10.2004 Cour d'Appel de Poitiers
Germany 7  
Hungary 2  
Italy 1  
Netherlands 1  
Russian Federation 1  
Spain 1  
Switzerland 4  
USA 9  
38
Total: 141


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