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III. Transactions Concerning Future Succession Rights
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Volume V: Succession | Chapter 6 (2018): Non-Testamentary Acts Affecting the Devolution of an Estate

Completed June 1995 and revised 2012.

Eve Chava Landau

17. Bilateral acts. – In this subchapter two types of legal acts will be discussed. The first deals with the possibility of transferring property upon death by contract as it is conceived by the Civil Codes of germany (Erbvertrag, §§ 2274–2302), switzerland (artt. 494–497 and 512–515) and turkey (CC of 2002 artt. 527, 528). The more limited possibility of con…

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Eve Chava Landau, “III. Transactions Concerning Future Succession Rights”, 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 <>
First published online: 2018

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