Developments in Foundation Law in Europe

Developments in Foundation Law in Europe

by Chiara Prele (Editor)

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This book deals with foundation law in various European countries. It sums up contributions from the most outstanding experts in foundation law in fourteen countries. These are either civil law or common law, and their socio-economical situation is considerably different.
Despite the outstanding differences in each country, foundations have been growing in number and importance all over Europe in the last decades. Political, economical and social changes occurred in various European countries increased foundations' role. The need to focus on foundations' laws and regulations arose in many States for different reasons.
The contributions in this book focus in particular on the recent development of foundation law, on the evolution foundations have undergone in recent years and on trends in law.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401778619
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/11/2016
Series: Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice , #39
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface by the Editor; Chiara Prele.- Chapter 1 Foundations in Austria: The Law of Public and Private Foundations; Johannes Zollner.- Chapter 2 Foundation Law in Bulgaria; Ralitsa Velichkova.- Chapter 3; Foundations in the Czech Republic: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow; Kateřina Ronovská.- Chapter 4 Foundation Law in England and Wales; Alison Dunn.- Chapter 5 Foundations Law in France; Isabelle Combes.- Chapter 6  Resolved and still unresolved problems in German Foundation Law; Birgit Weitemeyer.- Chapter 7 Foundation Law in Hungary; Zoltan Csehi.- Chapter 8 In Search of Terre Firma: The unpacking of Charitable Foundations in Ireland; Oonagh Breen.- Chapter 9 The Civil Code and the Special Laws ruling Foundations in Italy; Chiara Prele.- Chapter 10 The Foundation Governance under the Law of Foundations of Liechtenstein; Francesco A. Schurr.- Chapter 11 The development of the law on foundations in the Netherlands;  C. Helen C. Overes – Tymen J. van der Ploeg.- Chapter 12 The new Portuguese law on private foundations; Rui Hermenegildo Gonçales.- Chapter 13 Foundations Law in Spain; Isabel Peñalosa Esteban.- Chapter 14 Foundation Law in Switzerland – overview and current developments in civil and tax law; Dominique Jakob, Goran Studen.- Authors' Biography.

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