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Banco de Portugal, Relatório dos Sistemas de Pagamentos e de Liquidação Interbancária 2007, Lisboa, 2008, in (5.05.2009)

Faria, Jorge Ribeiro de, “Contratos mistos (união de contratos). Os centros comerciais (shopping centers). Problemática e soluções”, in RFDUP, ano III, Porto, FDUP/Coimbra Editora, 2006, pp. 333-376

Gentile, Giulio (vide Spinelli, Michele / Gentile, Giulio)

Monteiro, António PintoContratos de distribuição comercial, Coimbra, Livraria Almedina, 2002

Speciale, Renato, “Il «Vorvertrag» nell’ambito delle nuove tendenze in materia di formazione progressiva del contratto”, in Rivista di diritto civile, anno XXXII, parte prima, Padova, Cedam, 1986, pp. 45-90

Spinelli, Michele / Gentile, GiulioDiritto bancario, II Edizione, Padova, Cedam, 1991

Varela, João de Matos AntunesDas Obrigações em geral, vol. I, 5ª reimp. da 10ª ed. (de 2000), Coimbra, Livraria Almedina, 2008

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