ohne jede eigene Verpflichtung

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21:23 May 17, 2018
German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general) / From a Swiss court decisision about an auction house
German term or phrase: ohne jede eigene Verpflichtung
This is from a Swiss court decision about an auction house giving a client incorrect information, which they blame on an employee who was not authorized to give that information.

"Da die Beklagte sich das Verhalten von Fräulein V. anrechnen lassen muss, hilft ihr auch nicht, dass angeblich nur ein Sachverständiger des Mutterhauses die Lampe anhand einer Fotografie oder einer blossen Beschreibung begutachten konnte.
Wenn sie sich deswegen nicht selber binden wollte, hätte sie klarstellen müssen, dass sie den Auftrag ohne jede eigene Verpflichtung nach London weiterleite."

If she forwards it herself why would it be "ohne jede eigene Verpflichtung"?
Haigo Salow
United States
Local time: 18:59


Summary of answers provided
4 +1freely and without assuming any personal responsibility
David Hollywood
4without incurring any obligation on her part
Daniel Arnold


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1 day 23 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
without incurring any obligation on her part


Explanation:
This is what I would make of it

Daniel Arnold
Germany
Local time: 00:59
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5 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
freely and without assuming any personal responsibility


Explanation:
I would say

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Note added at 5 hrs (2018-05-18 02:28:25 GMT)
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takes her off the hook

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Note added at 5 hrs (2018-05-18 02:31:05 GMT)
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she sent it to London as part of her normal job responsibilities

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Note added at 2 days 2 hrs (2018-05-20 00:20:52 GMT)
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and coming back to this... I think Johanna has it right that it's the company

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Note added at 2 days 2 hrs (2018-05-20 00:22:41 GMT)
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so "without assuming any responsibility/liability on its part" might work

David Hollywood
Local time: 19:59
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agree  Birgit Gläser
6 hrs
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