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III. The Transfer of Rights by Assignments
(41,634 words)

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

58. AssignmentDefinition and scope. – The term assignment describes a transaction whereby a contractual right is transferred by its owner, called the assignor, with or without the concurrence of the other party to the contract, to an…

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Hein Kötz, “III. The Transfer of Rights by Assignments”, 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 28 November 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_071303>
First published online: 2018



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