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I. The Foundations of Negotiorum Gestio
(28,359 words)

Volume X: Restitution - Unjust Enrichment and Negotiorum Gestio | Chapter 17 (1984): Negotiorum Gestio

Completed in 1980

Samuel J. Stoljar

A. Theory and Typology

i. Subject and Scope

1. The subject named. – The subject lawyers describe as negotiorum gestio is also known by other names: gestion d’affaires d’autrui is its traditional french denomination, gestione degli affari altrui its italian counterpart, while “management of the affairs of another” is the official translation adopted by the louisian…

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Samuel J. Stoljar, “I. The Foundations of Negotiorum Gestio”, 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 24 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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