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IV. Gold Clauses and Other Protective Clauses
(2,920 words)

Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 36 (1972): Currency

Completed 31 Dec. 1970

G. van Hecke

A. In General

8. When contracting in a currency, the legal or factual depreciation of which is feared, the parties tend to protect themselves against such depreciation by linking the nominal amount of the debt to a comm…

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G. van Hecke, “IV. Gold Clauses and Other Protective Clauses”, 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_033604>
First published online: 2018



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