The rule in Re Hastings-Bass is an equitable control on the exercise of powers by trustees. It has developed without satisfactory explanation of its doctrinal basis, resulting in uncertainty as to its scope and application. In Pitt v Holt  EWCA Civ 197 the Court of Appeal began to remedy these defects by deciding that the rule is founded on a trustee’s duty properly to consider the exercise of a power.
This thesis argues, first, t ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Creator||Michael J Ashdown;|
|Subject||Law Equity and the law of trusts|
This thesis brings together two responses to the question ‘how can the law extend the timeframe for environmentally relevant decision-making?’ The first response is drawn from the context of institutional investment, and addresses the timeframe and breadth of environmental considerations in pension fund investment decision-making. The second response is related to the context of public environmental decision-making by legislators, the judiciar ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Creator||Claire Marcella Molinari;|
|Subject||Equity and the law of trusts Public international law Environment Geography Environmental change Finance Organisational behaviour Governance and ethics Law Socio-legal studies Public policy Pensions Retirement Intergenerational relationships|