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Article Preamble550 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 16
2.1.5.1 Principles as "the rules of law [arbitrators]determine to be appropriate" 31
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 22
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 17
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 224
2.4 As means for interpreting and supplementing international uniform law instruments 0
2.4.1 Principles and CISG 57
Country Date Court
Arbitral Award 00-00-0000 ICC International Court of Arbitration ICC-FA-2020-226
Arbitral Award 00-00-0000 ICC International Court of Arbitration
Arbitral Award 15-06-1994 Internationales Schiedsgericht der Bundeskammer der gewerblichen Wirtschaft - Wien
Arbitral Award 15-06-1994 Internationales Schiedsgericht der Bundeskammer der gewerblichen Wirtschaft - Wien
Arbitral Award 00-00-1995 ICC International Court of Arbitration - Basle 8128
Arbitral Award 00-12-1996 ICC International Court of Arbitration, Zürich 8769
Arbitral Award 05-06-1997 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 00-12-1997 ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris 8817
Arbitral Award 00-03-1998 ICC International Court of Arbitration, Zürich 9117
Arbitral Award 30-05-2000 International Court of Arbitration of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Belarus
Arbitral Award 31-05-2000 International Court of Arbitration of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Belarus
Arbitral Award 22-12-2000 Belorussian Chamber of Commerce and Industry International Court of Arbitration
Arbitral Award 28-09-2001 Camera arbitrale nazionale ed internazionale di Milano
Arbitral Award 00-00-2002 ICC International Court of Arbitration 11638
Arbitral Award 00-00-2003 ICC International Court of Arbitration 11849
Arbitral Award 00-00-2003 ICC International Court of Arbitration 12097
Arbitral Award 04-04-2003 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 06-06-2003 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 00-00-2004 ICC International Court of Arbitration 12365
Arbitral Award 00-00-2004 ICC International Court of Arbitration 12460
Arbitral Award 19-05-2004 International Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 00-09-2004 China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC)
Arbitral Award 10-02-2005 Netherlands Arbitration Institute
Arbitral Award 02-09-2005 China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC)
Arbitral Award 00-00-2007 ICC International Court of Arbitration 13284, Geneva
Arbitral Award 00-00-2007 ICC International Court of Arbitration 13919, Zurich
Arbitral Award 30-01-2007 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 01-02-2007 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 23-01-2008 Foreign Trade Court of Arbitration attached to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce
Arbitral Award 08-02-2008 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 13-05-2008 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 19-12-2008 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 00-00-2011 ICC International Court of Arbitration 16369
Arbitral Award 03-02-2012 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 16-07-2013 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 00-00-2014 ICC International Court of Arbitration ICC-FA-2020-006
Arbitral Award 03-04-2018 International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation
Arbitral Award 27-06-2019 Centro de Arbitraje y Conciliación Mercantil de la Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá
Arbitral Award 00-00-2021 ICC International Court of Arbitration ICC-FA-2021-070
Cases: 39
Argentina 16-10-2013 Cámara Nacional de Apelaciones en lo Comercial
Cases: 1
Belarus 03-01-2003 Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Belarus
Belarus 20-05-2003 Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Belarus
Belarus 08-11-2006 Commercial Court of Brest Region
Cases: 3
Belgium 19-06-2009 Court of Cassation of Belgium
Cases: 1
Brazil 14-02-2017 Court of Appeal of Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil 30-03-2017 Court of Appeal State of Rio Grande do Sul
Cases: 2
China 14-12-2004 Xiamen Intermediate People’s Court
Cases: 1
France 23-10-1996 Cour d'appel de Grenoble
France 04-09-2012 Cour d'Appel de Reims
France 17-02-2015 Cour de Cassation
Cases: 3
Netherlands 05-03-1997 Rechtbank Zwolle
Netherlands 16-10-2002 Gerechtshof's Hertogenbosch
Cases: 2
Poland 09-10-2008 Supreme Court of Poland
Cases: 1
Russian Federation 15-12-2011 Arbitrazh Court of Kaliningrad region
Cases: 1
Spain 17-02-2015 Audiencia Provincial de Madrid
Spain 06-07-2020 Tribunal Supremo
Cases: 2
United Kingdom 16-05-2018 Supreme Court
Cases: 1
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 1.769 Cases
Article 1.826 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
Article 2.2.10 Cases
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 4.88 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 5.1.61 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 7.4.941 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 1458