The Moral Core of Trusteeship

The Moral Core of Trusteeship

How to develop fiduciary character

A trusteeship’s power and endurance derives from its status as a moral relationship. It’s never been merely defined by law. Indeed, trusts had to surmount the common law even to exist.1 They emerged from the equity tradition in the English Chancery and trace back to emanations from the Chancellor’s conscience.

The challenge today is that, in its own way, the law has had

All access premium subscription

Your subscription will include 12 months of Trusts & Estates magazine and access to premium content on WealthManagement.com.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish