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fiduciary adj : relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another); "a fiduciary contract"; "in a fiduciary capacity"; "fiducial power" [syn: fiducial] n : a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary; "it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"

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English

Etymology

From Latin fiduciarius (held in trust), derived from fiducia (trust)

Noun

  1. One who holds a thing in trust for another; a trustee.
  2. One who depends for salvation on faith, without works; an Antinomian.

Translations

trustee
  • Finnish: uskottu mies
  • German: Treuhänder

Extensive Definition

This page is about fiduciary in the legal sense. For optical field of view markers, see fiduciary marker.
  1. note crowd Meinhard v. Salmon (1928) 164 NE 545 at 546
  2. note loyalty ASIC v. Citigroup [2007] 62 ACSR 427 at 289
  3. note keech Keech v Sanford [1558-1774] All ER Rep 230
  4. note woolworths (1991) 22 NSWLR 189
  5. note sims [1991] 3 NZLR 535
  6. note fraser [1988] 2 Qd R 1
  7. note chan Kak Loui Chan v. John Zacharia (1984) 58 ALJR 353
  8. note mckenzie [1927] VLR 134
  9. note hodgkinson [1994] 3 SCR 377
  10. note green [1982] WAR 1
  11. note breen (1996) 186 CLR 71
  12. note paramasivam [1998] 1711 FCA
  13. note united United Dominions Corporation v Brian Pty Ltd (1985) 59 ALJR 676
  14. note surgical United States Surgical Corporation v Hospital Products International Pty Ltd (1984) 58 ALJR 587
  15. Note 6
  16. note phipps Phipps v Boardman [1967] 2 AC 46
  17. note stewart Stewart v Layton (1992) 111 ALR 687
  18. note Canada Note that Canada is the only common law jurisdiction in the world that recognises the doctor/patient relationship as a fiduciary one.
  19. note McInerney McInerney v. MacDonald [1992] 2 SCR 138, (1992) 126 N.B.R. (2d) 271, (1992) 126 N.B.R. (2e) 271, (1992) 93 D.L.R. (4th) 415, 1992 CanLII 57 (S.C.C.)
  20. note lister Lister v Stubbs (1890) 45 Ch D 1
  21. note attorney Attorney General (Hong Kong) v Reid [1993] 3 WLR 1143
  22. note giumelli Giumelli v Giumelli (1999) 73 ALJR 54
  23. note muchinski Muchinski v Dodds (1986) 60 ALJR 52
  24. note dart Dart Industries Inc v Decor Corporation Pty Ltd (1993) 179 CLR 101
  25. note nocton Nocton v Lord Ashburton [1914] AC 932
  26. note Pantmaenog Re Pantmaenog [2004] 1 AC 158
  27. note Glover Glover v Porter-Gaud (2000) 98-CP-10-613
  28. note Idaho Although under the laws of Idaho it seems to be assumed that a protector is a fiduciary.http://www3.state.id.us/cgi-bin/newidst?sctid=150070501.K, Murray Gleeson(October 2007) Speaking to the Judicial Conference of Australia's annual meeting in Sydney

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