The work of the CISG Advisory Council has been cited, reported or reproduced in a number of publications and court decisions. Below is a select bibliography of some of the publications. 


The following books refer extensively to the Opinions of the CISG Advisory Council or contain an addendum with the full text of the Opinions:

  • Schlechtriem Peter "Opting out of Merger and Form Clauses under the CISG -- Second
          thoughts on TeeVee Toons, Inc. & Steve Gottlieb, Inc. v. Gerhard Schubert GmbH" in
          Andersen Camilla B. & Schroeter Ulrich G. (eds) Sharing International Commercial Law
           across National Boundaries: Festschrift for Albert H. Kritzer on the Occasion of his
           Eightieth Birthday (2008 Wildy, Simmonds & Hill) 416-424
  • Schwenzer I (ed) Schlechtriem & Schwenzer Commentary on the UN Convention on the
         International Sale of Goods (2016 OUP Oxford)


  • Charters AL "Growth of the CISG with Changing Contract Technology: "Writing" in Light
         of the UNIDROIT Principles and CISG-Advisory Council Opinion no. 1"
  • De Ly F "Sources of International Sales Law: An Eclectic Model" in SIAC "Celebrating
         Success: 25 Years United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of
         Goods" (Collation of Papers at UNCITRAL -- SIAC Conference 22-23 September 2005,
         Singapore), (Singapore International Arbitration Centre) 28-38
  • Flechtner HM "Selected Issues Relating to the CISG's Scope of Application" 13 (1/2009)
         Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law & Arbitration 91-108

  • Herber R "Eine neue Institution: Der CISG Advisory Council" 2003 Internationales 
  • Karton JDH and De Germiny L “Can the CISG Advisory Council Affect the Homeward
         Trend? 13 (1/2009) Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law & Arbitration 
  • Lookofsky J & Flechtner H "Zapata Retold: Attorneys' Fees Are (Still) Not Governed by 
         the CISG 26 (2006-07) Journal of Law and Commerce  1-9
  • Schwenzer I “The CISG Advisory Council” 2012 Nederlands Tijdschrift voor     
         Handelsrecht (NTHR)
  • Schwenzer I & Hachem P "The CISG - Successes and Pitfalls" 57 (Spring 2009)
         American Journal of Comparative Law  457-478