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Recovering Attorneys' Fees as Damages under the U.N. Sales Convention: A Case Study on the New International Commercial Practice and the Role of Case Law in CISG Jurisprudence, with Comments on Zapata Hermanos Sucesores, S.A. v. Hearthside Baking Co.
Harry M. Flechtner  * 

I. Introduction

[I. Introduction]

II. CISG Decisions on the Recovery of Attorneys' Fees as Damages

A. The Theory for Recovering Legal Expenses under the Convention

B. The Challenges of Understanding Foreign Cases on the Attorneys' Fees Issue

III. Recovery of Attorneys' Fees Under National Law

[III. Recovery of Attorneys' Fees Under National Law]

IV. Does the CISG, Properly Interpreted in Accordance with Article 7(1), Authorize the Recovery of Attorneys' Fees as Damages?

[IV. Does the CISG, Properly Interpreted in Accordance with Article 7(1), Authorize the Recovery of Attorneys' Fees as Damages?]

A. The Methodology of Analysis

B. A Method for Determining the Precedential Authority of Foreign Decisions

1. The Authority of the Tribunal Rendering the Decision within Its Own Legal System
2. The Extent to Which Decisions of Other Tribunals Are or Are Not in Accord with the Decision at Issue
3. The Amount of International Trade in the Tribunal's Jurisdiction
4. The Extent to Which the Foreign Decision Itself Comports with the Mandates of CISG Article 7(1] to Have Regard for the International Character of the CISG, the Need to Promote Its Uniform Application and the Need to Promote the Observance of Good Faith in International Trade

C. Assessing the Precedential Authority of Foreign Cases on Recovering Attorneys' Fees

D. Resolving the Issue: Should CISG Article 74 Be Interpreted to Provide for Damages to Cover an Aggrieved Party's Attorneys' Fees?

V. Conclusion

V. [Conclusion]

VI. POSTSCRIPT

[VI. POSTSCRIPT]

Endnotes

Endnotes

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