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II. Third Party Beneficiaries
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Volume VII: Contracts in General | Chapter 13 (1992): Rights of Third Parties: Third Party Beneficiaries and Assignment

Completed in September 1990

Hein Kötz

A. Definition and Delimitation

2. Definition. – In commercial and non-commercial transactions alike, agreements are made between two parties whereby one party – the prom…

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Hein Kötz, “II. Third Party Beneficiaries”, 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 02 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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