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I. Introduction
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Volume X: Restitution - Unjust Enrichment and Negotiorum Gestio | Chapter 9 (2006): Restitution of Benefits Acquired in Breach of Fiduciary Relations

Completed February 1997; some subsequent developments have been taken into account.

Anthony H. Angelo

A. General

1. – This chapter introduces the anglo-american concept of the fiduciary relationship and the duties that flow from that relationship. After a general theoretical introduction to anglo-american law, with a particular focus o…

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Anthony H. Angelo, “I. 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 25 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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