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  • Fiduciary Duties

    FIDUCIARY DUTIES AND OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES OF CORPORATE DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS Morrison & Foerster LLP Christopher M. Forrester Celeste S. Ferber RR DONNELLEY EZ START XBRL We Tag. You Validate. We File. With the release of the proposed rule, the SEC will require the use of XBRL for financial reporting starting as early as 2009 for some companies. RR Donnelley is uniquely qualified to give you guidance on how your company can prepare for the SEC mandate. As the market leader in XBRL

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  • Death

    Running Head: DEATH 1 Death Described In Many Ways Ericka Silva ENG 125 Oct. 8, 2012 Running Head: DEATH 2 Death Described In Many Ways When we think of death, we think and describe it in many different ways. It is perceived in many different ways when we read about it as well. Everyone who has experienced it though can say that it is not a delightful thing to experience. Whether it is a family member, a friend, a co-worker or even a pet, there is something to be

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  • Death

    Death Submitted by Jlloyd89 on November 11, 2007 Category: Philosophy Words: 676 | Pages: 3 Views: 69 Popularity Rank: 77,287 Average Member Grade: N/A (Add a Comment / Grade this Paper) Death Death to me is going to be an adventure because I will get to see the whole meaning right in front of my eyes. I will learn that the meaning to life had to do with the relationships I made with people and how I treated them along the journey. Saint Peter will judge us at the gates of heaven and

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  • A Good Death

    A Good Death ENG 155 Advanced Composition For the terminally ill, death in advanced modern societies can often be described as undignified. Terminally ill patients are frequently connected to machines, tubes, and a variety of other life-support equipment. They experience intolerable pain that would be inconceivable to a healthy individual. The terminally ill patient is often left with no option other than to die in an impersonal

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  • Duty to Rescue

    . Duty to Rescue: * On or off duty authorities such as firefighters, police officers, and lifeguards are required to assist those in need. * Example: On and off duty authorities reported to 9/11 attacks. * The individual that will be doing the rescuing should have the mental and physical capability to do so. * Example: Individual that is bound to a wheelchair should not attempt to rescue drowning child. * The individual that will be doing the rescuing should not

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  • Death Penalty

    The Death Penalty Is It a Deterrent to Cop Killing And Crime in General Eastern Michigan University School of Police Staff and Command Executive Lieutenant Ronald Livingston Huntington Woods DPS Huntington Woods, MI An applied research project submitted to the Department of Interdisciplinary Technology as part of the School of Police Staff and Command Program. 2 Abstract This paper examines whether or not the Death Penalty is a deterrent to crime in general and more specific, it examines

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  • Death

    Running Head: DEATH 1 Death Described In Many Ways Ericka Silva ENG 125 Oct. 8, 2012 Running Head: DEATH 2 Death Described In Many Ways When we think of death, we think and describe it in many different ways. It is perceived in many different ways when we read about it as well. Everyone who has experienced it though can say that it is not a delightful thing to experience. Whether it is a family member, a friend, a co-worker or even a pet, there is something to be

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  • Segregation of Duties

    Segregation of Duties One element of IT audit is to audit the IT function. While there are many important aspects of the IT function that need to be addressed in an audit or risk assessment, the fundamental element of internal control is the segregation of certain key duties, especially as it relates to risk. The basic idea underlying segregation of duties (SOD) is that no single employee should be in a position both to perpetrate and to conceal errors or fraud in the normal course of their duties. Similar

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  • The Death Penalty

    The Death Penalty Capital punishment is putting a condemned person to death. When one reads history of the world, it is seen that many people were sentenced to death because they raised a voice against the king. Ending a person’s life without giving him a chance to repent is not the best of the correctional methods. It might serve as deterrence for others but to what extent is that entirely true will be examined in the paper. The “cruel and unusual” clause in the eighth amendment states that “cruel

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  • Finnish Line

    an extension to a due date for an assignment or exam in week four when it has been determined that a student has extenuating circumstances which are limited to verified medical problems (student or immediate family), military obligations, jury duty, or death in the family that causes extended hardship. Circumstances allowing an extension must be documented by the instructor. In these instances, the 20% deduction in grade would be waived and the instructor will assign a grade of Incomplete for the

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  • Death Sentence

    penal jurisprudence in abolishing the capital punishment. This is to counter the plenary provisions of Article 5 of International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966 and its protocol in 1989 where the State parties believed that abolition of death penalty should be in the scale of enhancement of human dignity and progressive development of human rights and recalling Article 3 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted on 10th December, 1948 as well as Article 21 of our Constitution.1

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  • Director Duties

    and they owe duties to the company, directors' are appointed by the company's shareholders to run the company's affairs for the benefits of the shareholders. Moreover, no company can get success without having the good and honest directors, so company success can only be achieved, if the directors of the company fulfil their duties and complete enforcement of the director's duties. Therefore directors play very significant role in any corporate governance system. Director's general duties are based

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  • Death

    person? Now the only time you will see them is in pictures and your mind, what feelings do you have for the person who killed your loved one. You really want that criminal dead right? Why not? The person who took the life of your loved one who causes death deserves the same penalty. Why should we support these criminals? A person who takes someone’s life has no right to live. There is no reason why not to kill this person even if hes proven guilty of manslaughter. Why should our parents hard earned

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  • Nco Duties

    Non-Commission Officer? Duties and Responsibilities of NCOs The main duty of NCOs is taking care of soldiers. Corporals and Sergeants do this by taking concern for their soldiers well being. Leaders need to know their soldiers enough to train them as individuals and teams which will give them the confidence in any conditions to perform there duties. Individual training is the main duty and responsibility of NCOs. No one in the Army has more todo with soldiers than NCOs. Duties also include giving punishments

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  • Duties of an Nco

    As a noncommissioned officer, you have duties, responsibilities and authority DUTY: A duty is something you must do by virtue of your position and is a legal or moral obligation. For example, it is the supply sergeant's duty to issue equipment and keep records of the unit's supplies. It is the first sergeant's duty to hold formations, instruct platoon sergeants and assist the commander in supervising unit operations. It is the duty of the squad/section/team leader to account for his soldiers

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  • Death Penalty

    Death Penalty The argument of whether the death penalty is right or wrong and effective in its purpose, remain a topic of debate today. People of today’s society believe that the saying “an eye for an eye” is going against basic human morals. Then, others, like me, believe that the death penalty is an effective way of punishing a person who has committed the crime. There are several more murderers out there that by far outweigh the people that are wrongly convicted. Sometimes, people forget that

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  • Death

    Jenelle Gooden ENG 125 Joseph Hankinson DEATH & IMPERMANENCE August 13, 2013 Death and Impermanence This paper focuses on the similarities and differences of the representation of death and the impermanence in the short story “A Father’s Story” by Andre Dubus, and the poem “Because I could not stop for Death” by Emily Dickinson.” The reader finds two authors who are different, but produces a mental picture of death in the short story and poem. In “A Father’s Story” the main character

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  • The Death Penalty

    The Death Penalty Lucious Davis PHI200: Mind and Machine Instructor: Michelle Loudermilk October 10, 2011 The United States is still one of the countries that still use the death penalty as punishment for crimes. While some see it as barbaric and totally against American values, others view it as an important deterrent to violent crimes- such as murder. Regardless of which side you are on, one thing is for sure- the debate isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Capital punishment, another

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  • Duty of Care

    Al-Fulani, its student, a Duty of Care I. Introduction Kahlil Al-Fulani (“Al-Fulani”) is a 20-year-old Lebanese-American student who currently attends the Bridge School. On September 21, 2001 Lou Gaines (“Gaines”), a fellow student, assaulted Al-Fulani in an unsupervised school lounge. This memorandum addresses whether the Bridge School owed a duty of care to prevent Gaines’s assault on Al-Fulani. A court will likely conclude that the Bridge School owed a duty of care to Al-Fulani because

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  • Breach of Duty

    Breach of Duty Orm Jenkins Jr Grantham University In 1993, Dweck and Nasser (Chairman and controlling shareholder of Kids) and others purchased the assets of EJ Gitano. As part of the transaction, Kids was formed and designated for tax purposes as a Subchapter S Corporation so Kids' profits would be attributed pro rata to Kids stockholders (originally only Nasser). In 1994, Taxin joined Kids as Vice President

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  • Firefighter

    02.03 Tax Debate Worksheet Career Name: Firefighter Yearly Income: $45,000 Flat Tax Some Americans are supporting switching to a flat income tax rate of 15%. How much would you pay under this plan? (Your Income) X 15% (or .15) = $6,750 Regressive Tax Plan Mark “X” next to the row that matches your yearly income. | Proposed Regressive Plan | Calculate your tax. For example, $10,000x40%=$4,000 in tax. |   | 40% on income up to $25,000 |   |   | 30% on income between $25,000 and $34,000 |

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  • Firefighter Turnout Spec

    thermal liner and moisture barrier shall be completely removable from the jacket shell. Two strips of ⅝ inch wide FR Velcro® hook and loop fastener tape shall secure the thermal liner/moisture barrier to the outer shell along the length of the neck line under the collar (see Collar section).  The remainder of the thermal liner/moisture barrier shall be secured with snap fasteners appropriately spaced on each jacket facing and Ara-Shield® snap fasteners at each sleeve end. There shall be one Ara-shield®

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  • Death

    Death, an inescapable cycle, death is something no one can escape, it follows like night does day. In Ezekiel J. Emanuel’s article about his hope to die at the age of 75, he argues that you have lived a full life by that age, experienced that which is necessary to have lived a full life, but also that you are no longer of any crucial use to society. He claims that “living too long is also a loss. It renders many of us, if not disabled, then faltering and declining, a state that may not be worse than

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  • The Line

    "The Line - Poverty in America" I really like the documentary; I think that the very first thing it wants to communicate as is that everybody in this world can become a victim of poverty. In the documentary we have the example of the banker; before he lost his job he had a good life, but after loses his job he lives under the line of poverty. We have other examples that in my opinion explain how everybody might be living under the poverty line such as single father in the suburbs who now relies

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  • Death

    The topic of death first caught my attention as I am interested in what death means beyond bodily death and how the norms of death are changing because of the internet era. Particularly the way people react to death, the sociology of death and how these have changed the individuals or society in the internet age. In the paper by Walter et al. (2011), they addressed the challenges in the sequestration of death and how the prominence of the internet changes our patterns of grieving for the dead. This

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  • Firefighters Point of View

    A Firefighters Point of View DeVry University Linda G Stegall February 15, 2015 The discussion over a volunteer fire department becoming a paid fire department or a combination fire department has been going on in many different areas of North Carolina. Out of these three who is better, who can answer their calls better, and who performs better. As a member of The Wingate Volunteer Fire Department for twenty five years I am very partial to the volunteer side. I know the need for protection

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  • What It Means to Be a Firefighter

    it Means to be a Firefighter 2-25-2015 People choose the careers they do for a variety of reasons. Some of those are money, enjoyment of the job, or the opportunities their profession affords them, such as traveling. I do feel that it is important for you to choose your profession and not the other way around, or for a parent to choose it for you. I chose to pursue a career in the fire service for many reasons. When I was a child I wanted to be a firefighter to ride on the

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  • Legal and Ethical Duties

    Week#7 MSAC 601 Legal and Ethical Duties of Care Due: Monday, April 20th, 2014 CPMR   Abstract This paper addresses the duty of care, duty of loyalty, and ethics of care issues that arise in the workplace. It outlines the nature and scope of care that employers are ethically obligated to give their employees. Characteristics of duty, and how it can be implemented are provided, along with how to deal with issues that arise.   Duty of care is the principle that directors and officers of

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  • The Line

    The Line There is a line across the desktop in the middle. In most primary schools, when a pair of deskmates is a boy and a girl, they will carve such a line, as inviolable as the 38th Parallel, to divide the territory. There is an invisible line in the high school refectory. Boys and girls seat themselves in two parts of the room. The line is a tacit agreement on which concurred by them. There are quite a few lines, perceptible or imperceptible, that reflect the differences between male and female

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  • The Line

    The Line There is a line across the desktop in the middle. In most primary schools, when a pair of deskmates is a boy and a girl, they will carve such a line, as inviolable as the 38th Parallel, to divide the territory. There is an invisible line in the high school refectory. Boys and girls seat themselves in two parts of the room. The line is a tacit agreement on which concurred by them. There are quite a few lines, perceptible or imperceptible, that reflect the differences between male and female

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  • Duty of Care

    Employer’s Care of Duty Dwen Guydon Strayer University LEG500: Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance Prof. Phylanice Nash, J.D. August 4, 2011 1. Explain whether Jake’s actions are in or out of “his scope of employment.” According to the definition given by USLegal.com, scope of employment refers to a person actively involved in an employment task at a particular time, usually an issue when an accident occurs, which is required to make a claim for work-related injury under state Worker's

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  • Firefighters

    facts in the situation – obtain all of the unbiased facts possible Donald J. Giffels is a civil engineer and president of a engineering consulting firm. His firm was under a contract to some work with installing equipment at a facility to train firefighters dealing with fire crashes of airplanes. Jet fuel was recently replaced with liquid propane because it contaminated the soil to simulate fires. Giffels was concerned about the lack of design in areas crucial to safety. No design analysis was submitted

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  • Duty of Care

    Employer's Duty of Care and Issues of Compensation August 9, 2010 Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance LEG-500 Abstract For the purposes of this assignment we independently viewed a video entitled “Employer's Duty of Care and Issues of Compensation.” In the video, the car dealership is running a special promotion offering free oil changes in order to get existing customers back into the showroom. An employee notices a backlog of customers waiting in line for their oil changes and

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  • Fiduciary Duties

    given, it identifies fiduciary duties of directors as the main issue. There are a few consequences of breaching fiduciary duties. Under general law, a failure to disclose a conflict of interest rendered the transaction voidable at the option of the company. Aside from rescinding the contract, the company can seek to obtain a range of remedies such as an injunction to stop the breach of duty continuing, a constructive trust over assets acquired arising from the breach of duty, an account of profits to

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  • A Line in the Sand

    Book Review A Line In The Sand. Randy Roberts and James S. Olson. New York: Simons and Schuster, 2001. 320. In the novel A Line in the Sand the coauthors Randy Roberts and James S. Olson discuss what they consider the three battles of the Alamo. The first battle discussed in the novel is the Texas Revolution and the events that took place on March 6, 1836. The second battle of the Alamo took place 50 years later and was intrigued by two women who preserved the sight of the Alamo as we know it

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  • Firefighter Memoir

    CTW 1 September 2012 Memoir As far back as I can remember I wanted to be a firefighter. I recall as a kid watching the big red fire trucks go racing by with their light and sirens blaring. On the back were these big, burly looking men. They were hanging on to the back of the trucks, one arm hanging on to the rails and the other arm waving to us. I would watch in awe at these firefighters with there funny looking boots, coats, and helmets running into buildings that other people were

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  • Duty of Care

    Abstract This case discusses the situation of the lawsuit filed by a shareholder of car manufacturer against Roger claiming that he violated his duty as a director by convincing the board to launch a Sports Utility Vehicle. Roger should not be responsible legally because the project was not successful. As the director of the car manufacturing company, Roger was quite positive on the prosperous launch of the sports utility vehicle. Areas and Principles of Law Analysis of the principles of

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  • Duty Based

    Duty-Based and Outcome-Based Ethics Ethical reasoning is the process by which an individual examines a situation according to his or her moral convictions or ethical standards. Fundamental ethical reasoning approaches include: Duty-based ethics and Outcome-based ethics. Duty-based ethics weigh the end of an action against the means used to attain the end. Duty based ethics are based upon an underlying concept of duty regardless of the consequences of action taken or forsworn in keeping with duty

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  • Duties & Consequences

    Duties and Consequences Tenesha Williams Capella University November, 2015 Author Note This paper was written for Philosophy - Ethics, taught by Instructor Mulberry. Duties and Consequences The motion picture Casablanca from 1942, is a romantic drama movie that portrays people and scenarios in the midst of World War II background in Casablanca, Morocco. The lead protagonist, an American expatriate Rick Blaine, owns a nightclub Café Americian in Casablanca and in the movie must choose

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  • Duties

    Hip Truss System: Step-down trusses are produced in the same size as the standard trusses and gradually decrease in the flat top dimension to form the sloping hip roof line. 4. Dutch Hip Truss System: The Dutch Hip Roof gives the architectural appearance and features of both the hip and gable roof. The eave of the roof line continues around all four sides of the building. The small gable end breaks the symmety of a full hip or gable roof. * Gambrel: The use of Gambrel Roof Trusses on roofs

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  • Duties

    Consumer rights and duties Consumerism, what is? Consumerism is the protection of the rights and interests of the general pool of buyers, or an obsession with buying material goods or items. Consumer Rights * Right to satisfaction of basic needs: The consumer has the right to goods and services to ensure their survival: adequate food, clothing, adequate housing, health care, education and sanitation. * The right to protection of health and physical safety: Life, health and consumer physical

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  • Moral Duty?

    2 of 2 Do we have a moral duty to help starving people on the other side of the world, who we will never meet? To aid hungry nations or not, is a complex issue. One that, I myself, have had some trouble even formulating an idea. Initially, when I think of this, I immediately say “Yes, we help!” But after reviewing some of the literature, case studies and political views on the subject, I am not so sure. As human beings, I believe that we have an inherent duty to help others who are in need

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  • Duty of Care

    Donoghue v Stevenson (duty of care) The first element in a claimant’s case negligence is whether the defendant owed him a duty to take reasonable care. Duty of care therefore, exists as a control devise in order to determine who can bring an action for negligence and in what circumstances. When a person suffers loss as a result of negligent conduct, they will want to shift that loss on to the person who caused it though negligence action. When a negligence action is brought to court, the judge

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  • Firefighters: Unsung Heroes of the State

    research mention the lives of the firefighters. Hero, a word we all associate with accolades of praise upon an individual who has done a selfless or exemplary act. A word defined by dictionary standards as: A person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially one who has risked or sacrificed his or her life. Heroes range from policemen and school teachers to parents and firefighters. Few other professions meet the criteria of hero more than firefighter. Not only do they spend countless

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  • Duty of Care

    DUTY OF CARE The tort of negligence owes its origins to the tale of a decomposing snail that was found in a ginger-beer bottle – Donoghue v Stevenson (1932). The claimant, Mary Donoghue, went with a friend to a café, where her friend bought her a bottle of ginger beer. Donoghue opened it and poured some of the contents into a glass. When she finished this glass, she then poured the remainder of the bottle into the glass. At this point, the remains of the snail floated to the surface. This caused

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  • Death Penalty

    crime and criminals is our duty, and we cannot ignore it. Getting the rightly accused to a just punishment is very important. Some criminals commit a crime because they have no other option to survive, but some do it for fun. I do not advocate death penalty for everybody. A person, who stole bread from a grocery store, definitely does not deserve death penalty. However, a serial killer, who kills people for fun or for his personal gain, definitely deserves death penalty. Death penalty should continue

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  • Forgiving a Director’s Breach of Duty

    Forgiving a Director’s Breach of Duty: A review of recent decisions By Steven Wong1 1 Senior Associate, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Perth. The author can be contacted at steven.wong@iinet.net.au. 4980429v3 Forgiving a Director’s Breach of Duty: A review of recent decisions Introduction Amid fears of a global recession, directors may well be concerned that their conduct will be scrutinised should they be involved in a corporate collapse. Honest directors risk becoming embroiled in litigation

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  • Corporate Duties

    Running Head: Corporate Duties Corporate Duties Nicole Sherwood BUS670: Legal Environment Alexis Hooley March 26, 2012 Abstract Corporations are intricate entities and require many people to aid in its success. The main groups that actively contribute to the corporation are the directors, officers, and shareholders. Each group is vital to the success of the organization. A corporation is a company in the marketplace and is comprised

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  • Duties of Directors

    Directors of a company normally have exclusive power to manage the company’s business and exercise its powers. At common law, the duties were owed to the company, to employees, to individual shareholders and creditors. 1.0 Duties of Directors to the company It is convenient to categorise the duties of directors into fiduciary duties which arise because they are quasi-trustees of the assets of the company. The word ‘fiduciary’ refers to trust and confidence. ‘A fiduciary is someone who has undertaken

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  • Estate Duty

    Assignment: IST 309/611/712 Second Semester: Estate Duty and Estate planning Due date: 26 September 2012 (negotiable) Instructions: Assignments can be submitted as an individual or a group. Group assignments are limited to a maximum of 6(six) and numbers greater than 6 must be approved before submission. Case study: Romeo is married out of community of property to Juliette but subject to the accrual. They have only one child, Moses (14). At the time of their marriage 18 years ago Romeo’s assets

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