Impossibility in Modern Private Law

A Comparative Study of German, Swiss and Turkish Laws and the Unification Instruments of Private Law

  • Hüseyin Can Aksoy

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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  3. Treatment of Impossibility in Modern Laws and Unification Instruments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
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      Pages 7-60
  4. Comparative Assessment of the Laws

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
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  5. Final Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 187-200

About this book


This book provides an analysis of the treatment of impossibility in modern private law. The author explains the regulation of impossibility in German, Swiss and Turkish laws with a comparative analysis of the subject under (i) the United Nations Convention on International Sale of Goods (CISG), (ii) UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (PICC), (iii) Principles of European Contract Law (PECL also known as the Lando-Principles), (iv) Draft Common Frame of Reference (DCFR) and (iv) Common European Sales Law (CESL).


Exemption German law Impossibility Swiss law Turkish law

Authors and affiliations

  • Hüseyin Can Aksoy
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Law, Bilkent UniversityAnkaraTurkey

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-01703-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-01704-4
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