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Fiduciary Principles in Chinese Law  

Nicholas C. Howson

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May 2019
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This chapter examines the principles of fiduciary doctrine that are found in Chinese law, with a particular focus on developments in law and regulation in the People’s Republic of China ... More

Fiduciary Principles in Classical Islamic Law Systems  

Mohammad Fadel

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May 2019
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May 2019
This chapter provides an overview of Islamic fiduciary law, from its origins in Quranic legislation regulating the paradigmatic case of the orphan, to its expansion in the foundational ... More

Fiduciary Principles in Classical Jewish Law  

Chaim Saiman

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May 2019
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May 2019
This chapter focuses on fiduciary principles at work in classical Jewish law. Using modern (Western) legal concepts, it places disparate halakhic rules into a rubric not found in classical ... More

Fiduciary Principles in Contemporary Common Law Systems  

Matthew Conaglen

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May 2019
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May 2019
This chapter examines the principles of fiduciary doctrine that are found in contemporary common law systems. More specifically, it considers the current similarities and differences ... More

Fiduciary Principles in English Common Law  

Joshua Getzler

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May 2019
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May 2019
This chapter discusses fiduciary principles in the historical English common law. The term “fiduciary” today connotes high standards of loyalty and good faith in the performance of ... More

Fiduciary Principles in Indian Law  

Vikramaditya S. Khanna

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May 2019
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May 2019
This chapter examines fiduciary principles in Indian law. Fiduciary duties, such as those owed by corporate directors, trustees, agents, and lawyers, are commonplace in India. However, ... More

Fiduciary Principles in Japanese Law  

J. Mark Ramseyer and Masayuki Tamaruya

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May 2019
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In this chapter, we offer a general introduction to Japanese fiduciary principles. Using corporate law as an example, we outline the scope of the duties of loyalty and care, and of the ... More

Fiduciary Principles in the Canon Law  

Richard H. Helmholz

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May 2019
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May 2019
This chapter discusses the scope of principles of fiduciary duty as they appear in the canon law. It first provides a historical background on canon law and its relation to fiduciary law, ... More

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