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Person who holds a legal or ethical relationship of trust with one or more other parties . Wikipedia

  • Person, legal or natural, who authorizes an agent to act to create one or more legal relationships with a third party. Called agency and relies on the common law proposition qui facit per alium, facit per se . Wikipedia

  • English trust law

    English trust law concerns the creation and protection of asset funds, which are usually held by one party for another's benefit. Trusts were a creation of the English law of property and obligations, but also share a history with countries across the Commonwealth and the United States. Wikipedia

  • Trust law

    Legal relationship in which the legal title to property is entrusted to a person or legal entity with a fiduciary duty to hold and use it for another's benefit. Known as the "settlor", the party to whom the property is entrusted is known as the "trustee", the party for whose benefit the property is entrusted is known as the "beneficiary", and the entrusted property itself is known as the "corpus" or "trust property". Wikipedia

  • Hypothetical person of legal fiction crafted by the courts and communicated through case law and jury instructions. Misconceived for a party to seek evidence from actual people in order to establish how the reasonable man would have acted or what he would have foreseen. Wikipedia

  • Duty of care

    Legal obligation which is imposed on an individual, requiring adherence to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm others. First element that must be established to proceed with an action in negligence. Wikipedia

  • Civil procedure device that allows a plaintiff or a defendant to initiate a lawsuit in order to compel two or more other parties to litigate a dispute. An interpleader action originates when the plaintiff holds property on behalf of another, but does not know to whom the property should be transferred. Wikipedia


    Sentences forFiduciary

    • In response the college asserted the board of trustees had a fiduciary responsibility to the growth of the endowment and declined to specifically divest from the companies.Bates College-Wikipedia
    • On January 15, 2008, four Board members issued a statement which requested Susan Polgar's husband step down from his position on the Board for "neglecting his fiduciary duties" through not providing an affirmative defense to the lawsuit.Susan Polgar-Wikipedia
    • Fitzsimmons was investigated in 1976 for failing to perform his fiduciary duties as a trustee on the Teamsters' Central States Pension Fund, and forced to resign from the board of trustees in 1977.Frank Fitzsimmons-Wikipedia
    • Agents who are entrusted to conduct business on a player's behalf owe a fiduciary duty, i.e., a duty to remain loyal, act honestly, behave ethically, and act in the player's best interest when negotiating.Sports law in the United States-Wikipedia
    • Shareholders sued Wheelabrator Technologies's (WTI) board of directors for breach of their fiduciary duty, challenging the merger of WTI into Waste Management.Waste Management (corporation)-Wikipedia
    • This type of deed is most commonly used by court officials or fiduciaries that hold the property by force of law rather than title, such as properties seized for unpaid taxes and sold at sheriff's sale, or an executor.Deed-Wikipedia

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