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V. Protection of Customer
(25,301 words)

Volume VIII: Specific Contracts | Chapter 4 (1974): Installment Sales

Completed in July 1972

E. Allan Farnsworth

A. Introduction

26. Similarity in patterns of legislation. – Because in the nature of an installment sale, the customer gets possession of the goods before he has paid in full, dealers and financing institutions have been resourceful in devising ways to protect themselves against the risk of nonpayme…

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E. Allan Farnsworth, “V. Protection of Customer”, 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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