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Harvard Law School Library Book Talk: Robert Sitkoff book talk, The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law, Evan J. Criddle, Paul B. Miller & Robert H. Sitkoff eds. (Oxford Univ. Press, Apr. 26, 2019).

The book talk discussion will include:


Robert H. Sitkoff is the John L. Gray Professor of Law at Harvard Law School,


J. Mark Ramseyer is the Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies, Harvard Law School.

Talia Gillis, S.J.D. Candidate, Harvard Law School.

Henry E. Smith is the Fessenden Professor of Law and Director, Project on the Foundations of Private Law, Harvard Law School.

James Penner is Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He is Kwa Geok Choo Professor of Property Law at the National University of Singapore.

“The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law provides a comprehensive overview of critical topics in fiduciary law and theory through chapters authored by leading scholars. The Handbook opens with surveys of the many fields of law in which fiduciary duties arise, including agency law, trust law, corporate law, pension law, bankruptcy law, family law, employment law, legal representation, health care, and international law. Drawing on these surveys, the Handbook offers a synthetic analysis of fiduciary law’s key concepts and principles.

Chapters in the Handbook explore the defining features of fiduciary relationships, clarify the distinctive fiduciary duties that arise in these relationships, and identify the remedies available for breach of fiduciary duties. The volume also provides numerous comparative perspectives on fiduciary law from eminent legal historians and from scholars with deep expertise in a diverse array of the world’s legal systems. Finally, the Handbook lays the groundwork for future research on fiduciary law and theory by highlighting cross-cutting themes, identifying persistent theoretical and practical challenges, and exploring how the field could be enriched through empirical analysis and interdisciplinary insights from economics, philosophy, and psychology.” — Oxford University Press

Book talks are open to the Harvard community. A light lunch will be served.


November 20
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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WCC 2019 Milstein West AB


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