Trustees duty to exercise impartial judgement

Trustees duty to exercise impartial judgement

Author: John Ross Martyn (2001)

The rights of beneficiaries to the impartial judgement of their trustees

 

John Ross Martyn examines the positon of trustees and conflicts of interest and
finds that all may not be as is often assumed

(taken from Issue No 17 October 2001)

Introduction
The principles of trust law are well established, and do their work well. Were this not the case, countries other than those of the common law would not have adopted them (no doubt with some modifications) to create their own laws of trusts. Recently news has come of what may well be their greatest triumph, the promulgation of a law of trusts for the People’s Republic of China.

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