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II. Methods of Dealing With Fiduciary Obligations
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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. Anglo-American Law

i. Historical Background

13. General. – There is now widespread recognition throughout the anglo-american world that unjust enrichment underlies all actions for restitution.1 Where one person receives property at another’s e…

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Anthony H. Angelo, “II. Methods of Dealing With Fiduciary Obligations”, 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 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_100902>
First published online: 2018



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