Edited by D. G. Smith and Andrew S. Gold
The Research Handbook on Fiduciary Law offers specially commissioned chapters written by leading scholars and covers a wide range of important topics in fiduciary law. Topical contributions discuss: various fiduciary relationships; the duty of loyalty and other fiduciary obligations; fiduciary remedies; the role of equity; the role of trust; international and comparative perspectives; and public fiduciary law. This Research Handbook will be of interest to readers concerned with both theory and practice, as it incorporates significant new insights and developments in the field.
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- Research Handbook on Fiduciary Law
- Table of cases
- Table of legislation
- Introduction to the Research Handbook on Fiduciary Law
- Chapter 1: Fiduciary law’s mixed messages
- Chapter 2: Interpreting fiduciary law
- Chapter 3: Fiduciary relationships, fiduciary law, and trust
- Chapter 4: Delimiting fiduciary status
- Chapter 5: The parable of the talents
- Chapter 6: Fiduciary law’s anti-corruption norm
- Chapter 7: Competing accounts of fiduciary obligation
- Chapter 8: Motivation, information, negotiation: why fiduciary accountability cannot be negotiable
- Chapter 9: Dimensions of fiduciary loyalty
- Chapter 10: Punitive damages against trustees?
- Chapter 11: Culpable participation in fiduciary breach
- Chapter 12: Structural bias, R.I.P.?
- Chapter 13: Relating fiduciary duties to corporate personhood and corporate purpose
- Chapter 14: Opting out of fiduciary duties and liabilities in U.S. and U.K. business entities
- Chapter 15: Directors’ duties and legal safe harbours: a comparative analysis
- Chapter 16: Corporate opportunities in the US and in the UK: how differences in enforcement explain differences in substantive fiduciary duties
- Chapter 17: The weakening of fiduciary law
- Chapter 18: Challenges to public fiduciary theory: an assessment
- Chapter 19: The core of fiduciary political theory
- Chapter 20: Institutional competence in fiduciary government
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