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I. The Right of Adjustment
(16,124 words)

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

Completed 1985; partly updated 1989.

Daniel Friedmann and Nili Cohen

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…

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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 21 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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