I. The Right of Adjustment
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Volume X: Restitution - Unjust Enrichment and Negotiorum Gestio | Chapter 11 (1991): Adjustment Among Multiple Debtors

A. Introduction

1. A debtor who discharges his own obligation merely performs a duty which he owes the creditor and in fact acts in his own interest. To use the french terminology, such person acts dans sa propre cause et intérêet. Where, however, the payment discharge…

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Daniel Friedmann and Nili Cohen, “I. The Right of Adjustment”, 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_101101>
First published online: 2018

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