Selected Cases by Article & Issues

Article 1635 Cases
Article 218 Cases
Article 350 Cases
Article 4159 Cases
Article 51 Cases
Article 682 Cases
Article 7217 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 24
1.1.1 Recourse to Convention's legislative history 6
1.2 Need for uniform application of Convention 23
1.2.1 Recourse to foreign case law and scholarly writing 57
2 Gaps in Convention 1
2.1 Matters governed but not expressly settled by Convention 49
2.2 Matters excluded from scope of Convention (see art. 4) 15
Country Date Court
Brazil 30-03-2017 Court of Appeal, State of Rio Grande do Sul
Cases: 1
France 26-10-2022 Cour of Cassation
France 26-10-2022 Cour de Cassation
Cases: 2
Germany 09-01-2002 Bundesgerichtshof
Germany 19-05-2008 Oberlandesgericht Köln
Cases: 2
Italy 25-02-2004 Tribunale di Padova - Sez. Este
Italy 31-03-2004 Tribunale di Padova - Sez. Este
Italy 09-12-2005 Tribunale di Modena - sez. Carpi
Cases: 3
Netherlands 25-03-2015 Rechtbank Midden-Nederland
Cases: 1
Poland 25-01-2017 Białystok Court of Appeal
Cases: 1
Republic of Korea 13-04-2010 Suwon District Court
Cases: 1
Sweden 10-06-2016 Swedish Supreme Court
Sweden 26-05-2020 Swedish Supreme Court
Cases: 2
USA 19-11-2002 U.S. Circuit of Appeals (7th Cir.)
USA 23-03-2015 U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Cases: 2
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 25
2.3.2.1 Examples of general principles 26
2.3.2.2 Recourse to UNIDROIT Principles 27
2.3.3 Recourse to domestic law 20
2.3.3.1 Applicable law determined by choice of law rules of forum 22
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 3
3.2 Good faith as aid in interpretation of Convention 8
3.3 Good faith as a general principle of Convention 18
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
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Article 109 Cases
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Article 344 Cases
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