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Fiduciary Duties

Glossary Term

A person owes another fiduciary duties when that person has control over a financial interest of the other. For example, corporate directors owe fiduciary duties to that corporation’s stockholders.

Duty of Care

Glossary Term

The duty of care is one of the fiduciary duties and it is violated when an action is taken or not taken on the basis of inadequate information or without following a reasonable process.