BUSINESS APPLICATIONS OF THE EXPRESS TRUST

Robert Flannigan
1998 ALBERTA LAW REVIEW   unpublished
The trust is an important, often unappreciated, business instrument. Several of the various commercial applications of the trust are reviewed in the first part of this article. The author then focuses on some of the considerations involved in employing the trust as an alternative form of business organization. Special attention is given to the requirement of trustee autonomy and the office of "protector. " la fiducie est un instrument important, qui n 'est souvent pas apprecie a sa juste
more » ... Plusieurs des diverses applications commerciales de lafiducie sont passees en revue dans la premiere partie de I 'article. L 'auteur se penche ensuile sur cerlaines des considerations qui decoulent de /'emploi de la fiducie en tant qu 'autre mode d 'organisation possible de I 'entreprise. Une attention particuliere est accordee a /'exigence d'autonomie dufiduciaire et a la fonction de « protecteur ».
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