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Published: 04 October 2009

250 Pages

ISBN: 9780199533114

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The German Law of Unjustified Enrichment and Restitution

A Comparative Introduction

Gerhard Dannemann

  • Relates German law to English law, to help place German law in context for those trained in the common law.
  • Sets unjustified enrichment in the wider context of contract law, property law and negotiorum gestio, to aid understanding of the context within which unjustified enrichment operates in German and English law.
  • Provides full English translations of key cases and provisions of the civil code to make the German law accessible to English readers.
  • Informs the topical English debates regarding the adoption of the German approach by demonstrating the merits and shortcomings of the system as experienced in Germany