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II. Legal Definition and Classification
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Volume XIII: Business and Private Organizations | Chapter 9 (2000): Foundations

Completed in January 1997; subsequent developments have incidentally been taken into account.

Frits W. Hondius and Tymen J. van der Ploeg

A. Two Different Legal Approaches

27. – Countries and legal systems can be divided into two main groups as far as the legal articulation of foundations is concerned. The first group of countries recognise foundation…

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Frits W. Hondius and Tymen J. van der Ploeg, “II. Legal Definition and Classification”, 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_130902>
First published online: 2018



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