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I. General Theory
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Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 32 (1980): Enterprise Liability

Completed in September 1977

Albert A. Ehrenzweig

1. If we are to compare comparables, at least tentative agreement is needed on certain fundamental concepts and ideas. As was noted in the Introduction (supra ch. 31), we have for this purpose accepted the separate treatment of what I have called the “enterprise liability” for harm typically caused by hazardous mechanical enterprise. This liability, in cont…

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Albert A. Ehrenzweig, “I. General Theory”, 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 19 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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