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trustor

(ˈtrʌstə; trʌstˈɔː)
n
(in property law) a person who sets up a trust transferring property to another person
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Noun1.trustor - (law) a person who creates a trust by giving real or personal property in trust to a trustee for the benefit of a beneficiary; a person who gives such property is said to settle it on the trustee
bestower, conferrer, donor, giver, presenter - person who makes a gift of property
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations
fiduciant
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All trustors who are related to each other shall be counted as one individual, and neither the number of trusts nor the number of beneficiaries of those trusts shall be counted.
In contrast, a low level of perceived partner's trustworthiness is likely to encourage trustors to rigidly enforce existing formal controls and/or modify governance.
2001) allow trustees to reciprocate toward the other trustors, and find that indirect reciprocity induces only insignificantly smaller donations than direct reciprocity and that trustees are more rewarding in the case of indirect reciprocity.
As stated above, the trust concept involves two relationships which involve different trustors (the subject to trust) and trustees (the object to be trusted).
In Locke's scenario, governments are created simply to serve as trustees while the people are the true trustors as well as beneficiaries of this limited and fiduciary governmental power.
According to Coleman (1990), entrepreneurship is somehow a trust function in which trustors place resources in the hands of others who are expected to realize gains.
2008) has also shown that trustors suffer from betrayal aversion, for example, fear of misplacing trust.
Trust and reciprocity decisions: The differing perspectives of trustors and trusted parties, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.