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Published: 24 February 2005

228 Pages


ISBN: 9780199280056

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Altruism in Private Law

Liability for Nonfeasance and Negotiorum Gestio

Jeroen Kortmann

  • Advocates a reconsideration of the English legal position on both action versus inaction, and on the provision of reward or expenses to those who intervene to help others.
  • Comparative in focus, contrasting English and European laws.
  • Examination of Roman law provides historical context.

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