breach of trust


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breach of trust

n
(Law) law a violation of duty by a trustee or any other person in a fiduciary position
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Noun1.breach of trust - violation (either through fraud or negligence) by a trustee of a duty that equity requires of him
breach of contract - a breach of a legal duty; failure to do something that is required in a contract
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breach of trust

nabuso di fiducia
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In return to which, Conscience, like a good lawyer, attempted to distinguish between an absolute breach of trust, as here, where the goods were delivered, and a bare concealment of what was found, as in the former case.
He felt that in letting Dunstan have the money, he had already been guilty of a breach of trust hardly less culpable than that of spending the money directly for his own behoof; and yet there was a distinction between the two acts which made him feel that the one was so much more blackening than the other as to be intolerable to him.
I remember, when I was once interceding with the emperor for a criminal who had wronged his master of a great sum of money, which he had received by order and ran away with; and happening to tell his majesty, by way of extenuation, that it was only a breach of trust, the emperor thought it monstrous in me to offer as a defence the greatest aggravation of the crime; and truly I had little to say in return, farther than the common answer, that different nations had different customs; for, I confess, I was heartily ashamed.
At any other time she would have overwhelmed her master with reproaches for his breach of trust, but now she followed him into the kitchen before the torrent of words had come to an end.
He had committed a breach of discipline, and a breach of trust.
My careful consideration of the statement made by yourself, and my knowledge of Lady Glyde's position, as defined in the settlement, lead me, I regret to say, to the conclusion that a loan of the trust money to Sir Percival (or, in other words, a loan of some portion of the twenty thousand pounds of Lady Glyde's fortune) is in contemplation, and that she is made a party to the deed, in order to secure her approval of a flagrant breach of trust, and to have her signature produced against her if she should complain hereafter.
I remembered that I had known a man before who had declared himself to have fallen, years ago, a victim to misfortune; but this misfortune, whose effects appeared permanent (he looked desper ately hard up) when considered dispassionately, seemed indistinguishable from a breach of trust.
The Incheon District Prosecutors' office issued the indictment without arrest, with its spokesman saying Jang was suspected of committing breach of trust worth 3.
Defending Stafford law firm Mark Redler & Co Solicitors, Mills & Reeve succeeded in changing centuries of law relating to equitable compensation for breach of trust by a solicitor.
Judge Philip Hughes, sitting at Mold Crown Court, told Wilson: "These are serious offences of fraud and a significant element of a breach of trust arises.
Summary: Investigative Judge Ghassan Oueidat rejected Thursday prominent Druze businessman Bahij Abu Hamzeh's appeal to be released after he was charged with fraud and breach of trust.
The maid was arrested and was referred to the prosecution, which charged her with breach of trust for posting the photos online.