Schlechtriem & Schwenzer Commentary on the CISG (5th edition) now published

We are glad to report that the 5th edition of the Schlechtriem & Schwenzer Commentary on the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods (CISG), co-edited by Professor Ingeborg Schwenzer and Professor Ulrich G. Schroeter, has now been published.


The article-by-article commentary, which has been expanded from 1,602 pages in the 4th edition (2016) to 2,144 pages in the new 5th edition, is now available for purchase at the website of its publisher Oxford University Press.


The following authors have contributed chapters to the Commentary:

  • Klaus Bacher, Judge at the German Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof), Germany (chapters on Articles 78, 85–88 CISG)
  • Christiana Fountoulakis, Professor, University of Fribourg, Switzerland (chapters on Articles 26, 71–73, 81–84 CISG)
  • Pascal Hachem, Attorney at Law, Zurich, Switzerland (chapters on the Preamble; Articles 1–7, 10, 66–70 CISG; CISG and Data Trading)
  • Florian Mohs, Attorney at Law, Zurich, Switzerland (chapters on Articles 53–65 CISG; Incoterms and the CISG)
  • Markus Müller-Chen, Professor, University of St Gallen, Attorney at Law, Switzerland (chapters on Articles 28, 45–52 CISG; Limitation Convention)
  • Martin Schmidt-Kessel, Professor, University of Bayreuth, Germany (chapters on Articles 8, 9, 11–13 CISG)
  • Ulrich G. Schroeter, Professor, University of Basel, Switzerland (chapters on Articles 14–25, 27, 29, 89–101 CISG; Witness Clause)
  • Ingeborg Schwenzer, Professor (em.), University of Basel, Switzerland (Introduction; chapters on Articles 35–44, 74–77, 79, 80 CISG)
  • Corinne Widmer Lüchinger, Professor, University of Basel, Attorney at Law, Switzerland (chapters on Articles 30–34 CISG)