Selected Cases by Article & Issues

Article 1571 Cases
Article 218 Cases
Article 350 Cases
Article 4150 Cases
Article 51 Cases
Article 679 Cases
Article 7202 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 23
1.1.1 Recourse to Convention's legislative history 6
1.2 Need for uniform application of Convention 23
Country Date Court
Arbitral Award 15-10-2002 Netherlands Arbitration Institute
Arbitral Award 15-07-2008 Foreign Trade Court of Arbitration attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce
Cases: 2
Australia 17-11-2000 Supreme Court of Queensland
Cases: 1
Austria 13-04-2000 Oberster Gerichtshof
Cases: 1
Germany 20-04-1994 Oberlandesgericht Frankfurt am Main
Germany 05-12-2000 Oberlandesgericht Oldenburg
Germany 02-03-2005 Bundesgerichtshof
Germany 24-09-2014 Bundesgerichshof
Cases: 4
Italy 12-07-2000 Tribunale di Vigevano
Italy 26-11-2002 Tribunale di Rimini
Italy 25-02-2004 Tribunale di Padova - Sez. Este
Cases: 3
Spain 06-07-2020 Tribunal Supremo
Cases: 1
Switzerland 07-05-1993 Gerichtspräsident von Laufen
Switzerland 08-01-1997 Obergericht Kanton Luzern
Switzerland 28-05-2019 Schweizerisches Bundesgericht
Cases: 3
USA 29-06-1998 U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
USA 17-05-1999 U.S. District Court, E.D., Louisiana
USA 26-03-2002 U.S. District Court, S.D., New York
USA 28-03-2002 United States District Court, N.D., Illinois
USA 10-05-2002 U.S District Court, S.D., New York
USA 21-06-2002 U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
USA 11-06-2003 US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
USA 31-01-2007 U.S. District Court, Minnesota
Cases: 8
1.2.1 Recourse to foreign case law and scholarly writing 50
2 Gaps in Convention 1
2.1 Matters governed but not expressly settled by Convention 47
2.2 Matters excluded from scope of Convention (see art. 4) 11
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 24
2.3.2.1 Examples of general principles 24
2.3.2.2 Recourse to UNIDROIT Principles 26
2.3.3 Recourse to domestic law 18
2.3.3.1 Applicable law determined by choice of law rules of forum 21
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 2
3.2 Good faith as aid in interpretation of Convention 8
3.3 Good faith as a general principle of Convention 17
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
Article 893 Cases
Article 952 Cases
Article 109 Cases
Article 1133 Cases
Article 126 Cases
Article 132 Cases
Article 1444 Cases
Article 150 Cases
Article 163 Cases
Article 170 Cases
Article 1871 Cases
Article 1947 Cases
Article 200 Cases
Article 211 Cases
Article 220 Cases
Article 239 Cases
Article 245 Cases
Article 2585 Cases
Article 2620 Cases
Article 278 Cases
Article 283 Cases
Article 2923 Cases
Article 3017 Cases
Article 3155 Cases
Article 322 Cases
Article 3325 Cases
Article 344 Cases
Article 35132 Cases
Article 3627 Cases
Article 370 Cases
Article 3884 Cases
Article 39227 Cases
Article 4030 Cases
Article 412 Cases
Article 426 Cases
Article 432 Cases
Article 448 Cases
Article 4539 Cases
Article 4613 Cases
Article 4724 Cases
Article 489 Cases
Article 49105 Cases
Article 5040 Cases
Article 5115 Cases
Article 525 Cases
Article 5371 Cases
Article 549 Cases
Article 558 Cases
Article 560 Cases
Article 5770 Cases
Article 5820 Cases
Article 5923 Cases
Article 607 Cases
Article 6122 Cases
Article 6224 Cases
Article 6312 Cases
Article 6425 Cases
Article 651 Cases
Article 664 Cases
Article 6716 Cases
Article 680 Cases
Article 696 Cases
Article 701 Cases
Article 7129 Cases
Article 729 Cases
Article 7316 Cases
Article 74147 Cases
Article 7542 Cases
Article 7616 Cases
Article 7743 Cases
Article 78217 Cases
Article 7935 Cases
Article 8014 Cases
Article 8134 Cases
Article 8211 Cases
Article 831 Cases
Article 8427 Cases
Article 855 Cases
Article 865 Cases
Article 873 Cases
Article 8810 Cases
Article 890 Cases
Article 901 Cases
Article 910 Cases
Article 9210 Cases
Article 934 Cases
Article 940 Cases
Article 954 Cases
Article 966 Cases
Article 970 Cases
Article 980 Cases
Article 992 Cases
Article 10022 Cases
Article 1010 Cases
Total Cases in the database 3488