Articles on Fiduciary Duties

The fiduciary duty of a trustee—General principles By Jeffrey A. Mollet Agricultural Law, June 2016 A review of the basic principles of a trustee's powers and limitations.
Fiduciary-duty exception to the attorney-client privilege: A potential tool for beneficiaries in difficult situations By Allison M. Huntley Civil Practice and Procedure, September 2015 Illinois appellate courts have yet to fully embrace one powerful exception to the attorney-client privilege: the fiduciary-duty exception.
LLC members in online store Venture Bound by Partnership Fiduciary Duties—Health and Body Store v. Justbrand Limited By Venkat Balasubramani Intellectual Property, June 2012 Another group of people attempt a Web venture with zero documentation and end up in court. One of the many perennial themes of this blog is that people must spell out the terms of any Web venture in advance. This includes everything from a joint blogging arrangement to a jointly operated online store or a simple Web development agreement.
Departing officers’ and employees’ fiduciary duties By R. Stephen Scott & Randy S. Paswater Corporate Law Departments, July 2007 Many companies, large and small, face the challenge of preserving their business clients and continuing their operations after key officers have given notice of their intended separation or other termination from the business.

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