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Fiduciary and Other Legal Duties


Richardson, BJ, Fiduciary and Other Legal Duties, Socially Responsible Finance and Investing, John Wiley & Sons, H. Kent Baker, John R. Nofsinger (ed), New York, pp. 69-87. ISBN 978-1-118-10009-7 (2012) [Research Book Chapter]

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Can investors lawfully engage in socially responsible investment (SRI)? When individuals invest on their own behalf, they face few legal restrictions. But when someone else manages their money, such as in a pension plan, the fund 's trustees and managers have fiduciary obligations to invest prudently in the best interests of the beneficiaries.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:SRI, Fiduciary, socially responsible investment
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Environmental and resources law
Research Field:Environmental law
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Objective Field:Environmental policy, legislation and standards not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Richardson, BJ (Professor Benjamin Richardson)
ID Code:91827
Year Published:2012
Deposited By:Faculty of Law
Deposited On:2014-05-30
Last Modified:2017-11-09

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