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VI. Apparent, Fictitious and De Facto Business Associations
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Volume XIII: Business and Private Organizations | Chapter 1 (1976): Partnership and Other Personal Associations for Profit

59. Definitions. – One must consider separately three types of anomalous or irregular business associations:

(1) Several individuals act vis à vis third parties as if they had formed a business association between themselves when in fact they have concluded an agreement of another kind without realizing the fact or have concluded no agreement at all.1 We will consider this as an “apparent business association”.

(2) The apparent business association must b…

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Jacques Heenen, “VI. Apparent, Fictitious and De Facto Business Associations”, 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 20 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-4021_IECO_COM_130106>
First published online: 2018



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