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CISG Cases

Venter v Ilona MY Ltd; Ilona MY Ltd v MD Engineering Gesellschaft mit beschraenkter Haftung [2012] NSWSC 1029 (24 August 2012)
Traxys Europe SA v Balaji Coke Industry Pvt Ltd [2012] FCA 276 (23 March 2012)
Fryer Holdings v Liaoning MED Group [2012] NSWSC 18 (30 January 2012)
Smallmon v Transport Sales Ltd [2011] NZCA 340 (22 July 2011)
Castel Electronics Pty Ltd v Toshiba Singapore Pty Ltd [2011] FCAFC 55 (20 April 2011)
Castel Electronics Pty Ltd v Toshiba Singapore Pty Ltd [2010] FCA 1028 (28 September 2010)

Cortem SpA v Controlmatic Pty Ltd [2010] FCA 852 (13 August 2010)

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Delphic Wholesalers (Aust) Pty Ltd v Agrilex Co Ltd [2010] VSC (6 August 2010)

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Smallmon v Transport Sales Ltd [2010] NZHC 1367 (30 July 2010)

 

Attonery-General of Botswana v Aussie Diamond Products Pty Ltd [No 3] [2010] WASC 141 (23 June 2010) Editorial Remarks PDF Icon (PDF, 40 KB)

Franklins Pty Ltd v Metcash Trading Ltd [2009] NSWCA 407 (16 December 2009)

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Guang Dong Zhi Gao Australia Pty Ltd v Fortuna Network Pty Ltd [2009] NSWSC 1170 (4 November 2009)

 

Olivaylle Pty Ltd v Flottweg GmbH & Co KGAA (No 4) [2009] FCA 522 (20 May 2009)

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Hannaford (trading as Torrens Valley Orchards) v Australian Farmlink Pty Ltd ACN 087 011 541 [2008] FCA 1591 (24 October 2008)

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Vetreria Etrusca SRL v Kingston Estate Wines Pty Ltd [2008] SASC 75 (14 March 2008) Editorial Remarks PDF Icon (PDF, 17 KB)
Italian Imported Foods Pty Limited v Pucci SRL (Italy) [2006] NSWSC 1060 (13 October 2006) Editorial Remarks PDF Icon (PDF, 16 KB)
Summit Chemicals Pty Ltd v Vetrotex Espana SA [2004] WASCA 109 (27 May 2004) Editorial Remarks PDF Icon (PDF, 19 KB)
Playcorp Pty Ltd v Taiyo Kogyo Ltd [2003] VSC 108 (24 April 2003) Editorial Remarks PDF Icon (PDF, 19 KB)
Ginza Pte Ltd v Vista Corporation Pty Ltd [2003] WASC 11 (17 January 2003) Editorial Remarks PDF Icon (PDF, 19 KB)
Downs Investments Pty Ltd (in liq) v Perwaja Steel SDN BHD [2001] QCA 433 (12 October 2001) Editorial Remarks PDF Icon (PDF, 37 KB)
Perry Engineering Pty Ltd v Bernold AG [2001] SASC 15 (1 February 2001) Editorial RemarksPDF Icon (PDF, 25 KB)

Downs Investment Pty Ltd v Perwaja Steel SDN BHD [2000] QSC 421 (17 November 2000)

 

South Sydney District Rugby League Football Club v News Ltd [2000] FCA 1541 (3 November 2000)

In an obiter Finn J. referred to the uncertain stage of good faith in Australian domestic law and noted "in passing" that the States have enacted article 7(1) of the CISG into Domestic law.

 
Roder Zelt und Hallenkonstruktionen GmBH v Rosedown Park Pty Ltd [1995] FCA 1221  
Renard Construction v Minister for Public Works (New South Wales Court of Appeal Court of Appeal, Priestly, Meagher and Handley Judges, 12 March 1992)

Reference is made by Priestly J who in an obiter referred to article 7(1) of the CISG relating to good faith.

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Unidroit Cases

W K Marble & Granite Pty Ltd v CASA China Ltd [2007] FCA 1382 (31 August 2007)

Makes reference to ALI/UNIDROIT Principles of Transnational Civil Procedure adopted by the American law Institute in May 2004 and by UNIDROIT in April 2004, Principle 21. It states that a party has the burden to prove all material facts relating to their case

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Aiton v Transfield [1999] NSWSC 996 (1 October 1999)

Used extensively to elaborate on the principle of good faith. The best domestic case illustrating the tentative foothold good faith has in Australian domestic law.

Alcatel Australia Ltd v Scarcella [1998] NSWSC 483 (16 July 1998)

Brief mention in connection with good faith

Hughes Aircraft Systems International v Airservices Australia [1997] 558 FCA (30 June 1997)

Finn J. used the UNIDROIT Principles namely article 1.7 as a means to interpret the applicable domestic law. He found that the principle of good faith was not recognised as such or at best its status was indecisive. The court stated that the principle of good faith is fundamental in international commercial contracts.

 

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Model Law on Arbitration Cases

Wagners Nouvelle Caledonie Sarl v Vale Inco Nouvelle Caledonie SAS [2010] QCA 219 (20 August 2010)
Cargill International SA v Peabody Australia Mining Ltd [2010] NSWSC 887(11 August 2010)

Comandate Marine Corp v Pan Australia Shipping Pty Ltd [2006] FCAFC 192 (20 December 2006)

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Model Law on Electronic Commerce Cases

Aristocrat Technologies Inc v IGT [2008] APO 33 (15 December 2008) Editorial Remarks PDF Icon (PDF, 16 KB)
 

 

 

 



Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency Cases

Katayama v Japan Airlines Corporation [2010] FCA 794 (30 June 2010)  
Talacko v Talacko [2010] FCA 239 (17 March 2010)  
Tucker v Aero Inventory (UK) Ltd [2009] FCA 1354 (20 November 2009) Editorial Remarks PDF Icon (PDF, 16 KB)
Hur v Samsun Logix Corporation [2009] FCA 372 (17 April 2009) Editorial Remarks PDF Icon (PDF, 16 KB)
Re McGrath [2008] NSWSC 881 (26 August 2008) Editorial Remarks PDF Icon (PDF, 17 KB)
   

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