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Comparative Trusts Law

Comparative Trusts Law
Students will investigate the principles of trusts law in several key jurisdictions, cultivating a global, comparative insight into trusts as distinctive legal instruments. Students will learn the role of trusts in the economy and society, and critically evaluate the strengths, weaknesses and tensions in multiple kinds of trust structure from jurisprudential and practical perspectives.
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時間割/共通科目コード
コース名
教員
学期
時限
25-303-05
GLP-LP6202S3
Comparative Trusts Law
FISHER JAMES CLAYTON
S1 S2
木曜4限
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教室
法文1号館 A6演習室
講義使用言語
英語
単位
2
実務経験のある教員による授業科目
NO
他学部履修
開講所属
法学政治学研究科
授業計画
1. Orientation 2. The early trust: law, equity, and the use 3. The emergence of the modern trust in English law 4. Property and “persistence”: analysing the English trust 5. Breaking America: the trust in the USA 6. Making trusts Civilised: an East Asian trust model? 7. The Islamic trust (waqf) 8. The trust’s role in estate management 9. Beneficiaries’ rights: a comparative perspective 10. Trustees’ duties: a comparative perspective 11. Settlor’s rights(?): a comparative perspective 12. Going global: the Hague Convention trust 13. The trust as investment architecture: “offshore” trusts
授業の方法
Teaching is by seminar, conducted in English. Classes are discursive and students must attend having already thoroughly read the assigned materials.
成績評価方法
There is no written examination. Students are assessed on the basis of class participation and an essay (2500 words, in English).
教科書
There is no textbook. Weekly reading materials will be assigned.
参考書
Provided in class where necessary.
履修上の注意
A high standard of English is required to perform well in this course (sufficient to understand English-language legal materials and exchange opinions in class discussions).