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Commercial Aspects of Trusts and Fiduciary Obligations : Oxford-Norton Rose Law Colloquium - Ewan McKendrick

Commercial Aspects of Trusts and Fiduciary Obligations

Oxford-Norton Rose Law Colloquium

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Published: 24th September 1992
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The origins of this book lie in the first Oxford Law Colloquium held in St John's College, Oxford, on 12-13 September 1991, organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Oxford and the Norton Rose M5 Group, a national association of seven major independent law firms. This, it is hoped, will be the first of many such bubble01ces run on a biennial basis. The aim of each conference will be to combine the specialist knowledge of both practising and academic lawyers on a selected subject, enabling the exploration of fundamental concepts, principles, and trends in particular fields of law of mutual interest and importance. The subject of this first conference - Commercial Aspects of Trusts and Fiduciary Obligations - was chosen for its considerable theoretical and practical importance, and the contributors amply demonstrate both the impact of the law of trusts and the law of fiduciaries upon such diverse subjects as company law and insolvency law and the continuing need for further discussion on the relationship between equity and commercial law. Contributors: Sir Peter Gibson, Sir Peter Millett, Paul Finn, Peter Graham, Jack Beatson, D.D. Prentice, Paul L. Davies, Klaus J. Hopt, Roy Goode, Peter Birks, Hamish Anderson, Harry Wiggin, Jeffrey Schoenblum.

'immense value ... there are 11 first rate papers on equity operating ... in a commercial context ... not a book to be dipped into, but one to be devoured whole' Paul Matthews, Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly

Prefacep. v
List of Contributorsp. ix
Table of Casesp. x
Table of Statutesp. xxx
Abbreviationsp. xxxvi
Introductionp. 1
Introductionp. 3
Statutory Regulation of Financial Services and General Fiduciary Obligationsp. 5
Fiduciary Law and the Modern Commercial Worldp. 7
The Statutory Regulation of Financial Services in the United Kingdom and the Development of Chinese Walls in Managing Conflicts of Interestp. 43
The Relationship Between Regulations Governing the Financial Services Industry and Fiduciary Duties Under the General Lawp. 55
Directors' Duties to Share Holders, Creditors, and Employeesp. 71
Directors, Creditors, and Shareholdersp. 73
Directors' Fiduciary Duties and Individual Shareholdersp. 83
Directors' Duties to Share- Holders, Employees, and Other Creditors: A VIew from the Continentp. 115
Trusts in the Recovery of Misapplied Assetsp. 135
The Recovery of A Director's Improper Gains: Proprietary Remedies for Infringement of Non-Proprietary Rightsp. 137
Trusts in the Recovery of Misapplied Assets: Tracing, Trusts, and Restitutionp. 149
The Treatment of Trust Assets in English Insolvency Lawp. 167
Asset Protection for Multinational Companies and Their Shareholdersp. 193
Asset Protection for Multinational Corporationsp. 195
The Adaptation of the Asset Protection Trust for Use by the Multinational Corporation: the American Perspectivep. 217
Indexp. 291
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ISBN: 9780198257653
ISBN-10: 0198257651
Series: Oxford-Norton Rose Law Colloquium
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 24th September 1992
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.62 x 16.26  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.61