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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
2.4.2 Principles and other international instruments 15
Country Date Court
Arbitral Award 00-01-1999 ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris 8547
Cases: 1
Court of Justice of the European Communities 17-09-2002 Court of Justice of the European Communities
Cases: 1
Economic Court of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) 23-06-1998 Economic Court of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
Cases: 1
Italy 10-01-2006 Tribunale Padova - Sez. Este
Italy 05-10-2009 Corte di Cassazione Sez. Unite
Cases: 2
Poland 03-10-2007 Supreme Court of Poland
Cases: 1
Romania 24-10-2014 Bucharest Court of Appeal
Cases: 1
Russian Federation 29-04-2011 Arbitrazh Court of Saint Petersburg and Leningrad area
Cases: 1
United Kingdom 16-05-2018 Supreme Court
Cases: 1
United Nations Compensation Commission 23-09-1997 Panel of the Commissioners, Panel F1
Cases: 1
USA 30-03-2007 United States District Court, S.D. Florida
USA 25-03-2010 United States District Court, S.D. Florida
USA 07-07-2010 United States District Court, S.D. Florida
USA 25-03-2013 United States District Court, S.D. Florida
Cases: 4
Venezuela 09-10-1997 Supreme Court of Venezuela
Cases: 1
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