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  If a party fails to pay the price or any other sum that is in arrears, the other party is entitled to interest on it, without prejudice to any claim for damages recoverable under article 74.


Issues       
# Cases
 1 Right to interest
18
  1.1 In case of late payment of price
87
  1.2 In case of other sums in arrears
25
 2 Applicable interest rate
5
  2.1 Determined by domestic law of creditor's State
19
   2.1.1 Recourse to statutory rate of interest
25
   2.1.2 Recourse to average bank lending rate of interest
11
  2.2 Determined by domestic law of debtor's State
7
  2.3 Determined by domestic law governing the contract in the absence of CISG
Country # Cases  
Arbitral Award 5  
Belgium 5  
Finland 1  
France 2  
Germany 38  
Date Court
03.07.1992 Landgericht Heidelberg
22.09.1992 Oberlandesgericht Hamm
14.10.1992 Amtsgericht Zweibrücken
08.02.1993 Landgericht Verden
17.09.1993 Oberlandesgericht Koblenz
10.02.1994 Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
10.02.1994 Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
02.03.1994 Oberlandesgericht München
14.06.1994 Amtsgericht Nordhorn
05.07.1994 Landgericht Gießen
25.08.1994 Landgericht Düsseldorf Kammer für Handelssachen
25.10.1994 Landgericht Darmstadt
09.11.1994 Landgericht Oldenburg
08.02.1995 Oberlandesgericht Hamm
20.03.1995 Landgericht München
05.04.1995 Landgericht Landshut
12.05.1995 Amtsgericht Alsfeld
22.06.1995 Landgericht Kassel
20.07.1995 Landgericht Aachen
27.07.1995 Oberlandesgericht Rostock
25.01.1996 Landgericht München
29.01.1996 Amtsgericht Augsburg
28.02.1996 Landgericht Oldenburg
25.06.1996 Amtsgericht Bottrop
24.04.1997 Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
05.11.1997 Oberlandesgericht Hamm
28.01.1998 Oberlandesgericht Munchen
11.03.1998 Oberlandesgericht München
24.03.1998 Landgericht Berlin
24.03.1999 Landgericht Flensburg
28.10.1999 Oberlandesgericht Braunschweig
13.04.2000 Amtsgericht Duisburg
10.10.2001 Oberlandesgericht Rostock
25.09.2002 Oberlandesgericht Rostock
25.11.2002 Landgericht Saarbrücken
15.07.2003 Landgericht Mönchengladbach
22.07.2004 Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf
20.12.2004 Oberlandesgericht Stuttgart
Italy 2  
Netherlands 5  
Russian Federation 2  
Spain 2  
Switzerland 29  
USA 1  
Poland 1  
Slovakia 1  
Croatia 2  
Slovenia 1  
97
  2.4 Determined by domestic law of place of payment
4
  2.5 Interest rate currently used with respect to currency of account
16
 3 Interest accrual
38
 4 Other claims for damages according to Art. 74
23
  4.1 Consideration not required
Total: 213


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