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Article Preamble546 Cases These Principles set forth general rules for international commercial contracts.
They shall be applied when the parties have agreed that their contract be governed by them.
They may be applied when the parties have agreed that their contract be governed by general principles of law, the lex mercatoria or the like.
They may be applied when the parties have not chosen any law to govern their contract.
They may be used to interpret or supplement international uniform law instruments.
They may be used to interpret or supplement domestic law.
They may serve as a model for national and international legislators.
Number Issue # Cases
1 Material scope of application of Principles 0
1.1 International commercial contracts 1
1.1.1 Contracts v. unilateral acts 0
1.1.2 International v. domestic contracts 3
1.1.3 Commercial v. consumer transactions 0
2 Applicability of Principles 0
2.1 As rules of law governing the contract 0
2.1.1 Principles applicable if expressly chosen by the parties 0
2.1.1.1 In disputes before State court 5
2.1.1.2 In disputes before arbitral tribunal 29
2.1.2 Principles as expression of the "lex mercatoria" referred to in the contract 8
2.1.3 Principles as expression of "general principles of law" referred to in the contract 23
2.1.4 Principles as an expression of lex sportiva 1
2.1.5 Principles applied in the absence of any choice-of-law clause 15
Country Date Court
Arbitral Award 00-01-2001 ICC International Court of Arbitration 9771
Arbitral Award 00-00-2002 ICC International Court of Arbitration 11601
Arbitral Award 00-00-2004 ICC International Court of Arbitration 12698
Arbitral Award 00-00-2009 ICC International Court of Arbitration 14748
Arbitral Award 09-04-2009 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 31-10-2009 Gulf Cooperation Council Commercial Arbitration Centre
Arbitral Award 00-00-2011 ICC International Court of Arbitration 16816
Arbitral Award 30-08-2012 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 00-00-2013 ICC International Court of Arbitration 17146
Arbitral Award 00-00-2013 ICC International Court of Arbitration 19127
Arbitral Award 25-01-2013 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 06-02-2013 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 28-02-2022 Ad hoc Arbitration
Cases: 13
Switzerland 31-01-2012 Bundesgericht
Switzerland 10-02-2021 Bundesgericht
Cases: 2
2.1.5.1 Principles as "the rules of law [arbitrators]determine to be appropriate" 30
2.1.5.2 Principles as "relevant trade usages" to be taken into account in all cases by arbitrators 19
2.1.5.3 Principles as international trade custom 16
2.1.5.4 Principles as an expression of international law 21
2.1.6 Principles and arbitration ex aequo et bono 5
2.2 As terms incorporated into the contract 4
2.3 As means for interpreting and supplementing domestic law 16
2.3.1 Principles to confirm that solution provided by applicable domestic law is in conformity with international standards 106
2.3.2 Principles as means for interpreting and supplementing applicable domestic law 222
2.4 As means for interpreting and supplementing international uniform law instruments 0
2.4.1 Principles and CISG 56
2.4.2 Principles and other international instruments 15
2.5 As guide for drafting contracts 1
2.5.1 Principles as model contract clauses 1
2.5.2 Principles as a check-list 0
2.5.3 Principles as lingua franca 0
2.6 As means for interpreting international contracts 1
2.7 As a model for national and international legislation 0
3 Principles and similar instruments (e.g.Principles of European Contract Law) 46
4 Relevant edition of Principles 4
Article 1.117 Cases
Article 1.29 Cases
Article 1.37 Cases
Article 1.41 Cases
Article 1.50 Cases
Article 1.63 Cases
Article 1.768 Cases
Article 1.825 Cases
Article 1.910 Cases
Article 1.103 Cases
Article 1.111 Cases
Article 1.121 Cases
Article 2.1.18 Cases
Article 2.1.25 Cases
Article 2.1.31 Cases
Article 2.1.41 Cases
Article 2.1.50 Cases
Article 2.1.64 Cases
Article 2.1.70 Cases
Article 2.1.80 Cases
Article 2.1.90 Cases
Article 2.1.100 Cases
Article 2.1.116 Cases
Article 2.1.123 Cases
Article 2.1.134 Cases
Article 2.1.144 Cases
Article 2.1.1510 Cases
Article 2.1.162 Cases
Article 2.1.176 Cases
Article 2.1.188 Cases
Article 2.1.195 Cases
Article 2.1.209 Cases
Article 2.1.216 Cases
Article 2.1.221 Cases
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Article 2.2.20 Cases
Article 2.2.30 Cases
Article 2.2.40 Cases
Article 2.2.51 Cases
Article 2.2.60 Cases
Article 2.2.70 Cases
Article 2.2.80 Cases
Article 2.2.90 Cases
Article 2.2.101 Cases
Article 3.1.10 Cases
Article 3.1.22 Cases
Article 3.1.32 Cases
Article 3.1.41 Cases
Article 3.2.12 Cases
Article 3.2.25 Cases
Article 3.2.30 Cases
Article 3.2.40 Cases
Article 3.2.55 Cases
Article 3.2.63 Cases
Article 3.2.710 Cases
Article 3.2.82 Cases
Article 3.2.92 Cases
Article 3.2.100 Cases
Article 3.2.111 Cases
Article 3.2.122 Cases
Article 3.2.131 Cases
Article 3.2.140 Cases
Article 3.2.150 Cases
Article 3.2.160 Cases
Article 3.2.170 Cases
Article 3.3.10 Cases
Article 3.3.22 Cases
Article 4.137 Cases
Article 4.215 Cases
Article 4.334 Cases
Article 4.47 Cases
Article 4.511 Cases
Article 4.617 Cases
Article 4.72 Cases
Article 4.87 Cases
Article 5.1.15 Cases
Article 5.1.212 Cases
Article 5.1.322 Cases
Article 5.1.49 Cases
Article 5.1.50 Cases
Article 5.1.60 Cases
Article 5.1.73 Cases
Article 5.1.84 Cases
Article 5.1.90 Cases
Article 5.2.10 Cases
Article 5.2.20 Cases
Article 5.2.30 Cases
Article 5.2.40 Cases
Article 5.2.50 Cases
Article 5.2.60 Cases
Article 5.3.10 Cases
Article 5.3.20 Cases
Article 5.3.30 Cases
Article 5.3.40 Cases
Article 5.3.50 Cases
Article 6.1.10 Cases
Article 6.1.20 Cases
Article 6.1.30 Cases
Article 6.1.42 Cases
Article 6.1.50 Cases
Article 6.1.62 Cases
Article 6.1.71 Cases
Article 6.1.82 Cases
Article 6.1.95 Cases
Article 6.1.100 Cases
Article 6.1.110 Cases
Article 6.1.122 Cases
Article 6.1.131 Cases
Article 6.1.142 Cases
Article 6.1.153 Cases
Article 6.1.161 Cases
Article 6.1.171 Cases
Article 6.2.110 Cases
Article 6.2.240 Cases
Article 6.2.330 Cases
Article 7.1.110 Cases
Article 7.1.23 Cases
Article 7.1.38 Cases
Article 7.1.43 Cases
Article 7.1.52 Cases
Article 7.1.64 Cases
Article 7.1.730 Cases
Article 7.2.13 Cases
Article 7.2.25 Cases
Article 7.2.30 Cases
Article 7.2.40 Cases
Article 7.2.51 Cases
Article 7.3.128 Cases
Article 7.3.26 Cases
Article 7.3.33 Cases
Article 7.3.41 Cases
Article 7.3.55 Cases
Article 7.3.69 Cases
Article 7.3.75 Cases
Article 7.4.122 Cases
Article 7.4.228 Cases
Article 7.4.333 Cases
Article 7.4.413 Cases
Article 7.4.55 Cases
Article 7.4.64 Cases
Article 7.4.710 Cases
Article 7.4.816 Cases
Article 7.4.939 Cases
Article 7.4.103 Cases
Article 7.4.111 Cases
Article 7.4.122 Cases
Article 7.4.1312 Cases
Article 8.10 Cases
Article 8.20 Cases
Article 8.30 Cases
Article 8.40 Cases
Article 8.50 Cases
Article 9.1.10 Cases
Article 9.1.20 Cases
Article 9.1.30 Cases
Article 9.1.41 Cases
Article 9.1.51 Cases
Article 9.1.60 Cases
Article 9.1.70 Cases
Article 9.1.81 Cases
Article 9.1.91 Cases
Article 9.1.102 Cases
Article 9.1.110 Cases
Article 9.1.121 Cases
Article 9.1.131 Cases
Article 9.1.140 Cases
Article 9.1.150 Cases
Article 9.2.12 Cases
Article 9.2.20 Cases
Article 9.2.31 Cases
Article 9.2.40 Cases
Article 9.2.52 Cases
Article 9.2.60 Cases
Article 9.2.70 Cases
Article 9.2.80 Cases
Article 9.3.10 Cases
Article 9.3.20 Cases
Article 9.3.32 Cases
Article 9.3.42 Cases
Article 9.3.50 Cases
Article 9.3.60 Cases
Article 9.3.70 Cases
Article 10.11 Cases
Article 10.24 Cases
Article 10.30 Cases
Article 10.41 Cases
Article 10.50 Cases
Article 10.61 Cases
Article 10.70 Cases
Article 10.80 Cases
Article 10.92 Cases
Article 10.100 Cases
Article 10.110 Cases
Article 11.1.12 Cases
Article 11.1.20 Cases
Article 11.1.32 Cases
Article 11.1.40 Cases
Article 11.1.50 Cases
Article 11.1.60 Cases
Article 11.1.70 Cases
Article 11.1.80 Cases
Article 11.1.90 Cases
Article 11.1.100 Cases
Article 11.1.110 Cases
Article 11.1.120 Cases
Article 11.1.130 Cases
Article 11.2.11 Cases
Article 11.2.20 Cases
Article 11.2.30 Cases
Article 11.2.40 Cases
Total Cases in the database 1448