I. General Introduction
(3,368 words)

Volume X: Restitution - Unjust Enrichment and Negotiorum Gestio | Chapter 5 (1991): Restitution of Benefits Conferred without Obligation

1. Basic fact-situation and conceptual framework. – In its most general form, this chapter is concerned with benefits conferred upon a person under a legally unsuccessful transaction. The failure of a bargain may be due to a variety of causes. Once its failure is recognized, the basic solution seems quite simple: the restoration of the parties involved to their original position. In o…

Cite this page
Izhak Englard, “I. General Introduction”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_100501>
First published online: 2018

▲   Back to top   ▲