Robert Flannigan

University of Saskatchewan

15 Campus Drive

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A6

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (47)

1.

The Strict Character of Fiduciary Liability

New Zealand Law Review, p. 209, 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Oct 2006
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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duty of loyalty, fiduciary, strict liability, opportunism, consent, limited access

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Fiduciary Duties of Shareholders and Directors

Journal of Business Law, p. 277, 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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Fiduciary, director, shareholder, accountability, regulation

3.

The Boundaries of Fiduciary Accountability

Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 83, p. 35, 2004
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Dec 2004
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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Fiduciary, opportunism, scope, boundary, trust, limited access

4.

The Debt-Equity Distinction

Banking and Finance Law Review, Vol. 26
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2011
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 1,588 (13,147)

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Debt, Equity, Debt-Equity, Finance, Finance Theory, Capital Structure Irrelevance Principle, Trade-Off Theory, Pecking Order, Free Cash Flow, Option, Tax, Factors, Functional Equivalence, Profit-Sharing, Debt-Equity Ratio, Contingency, Viability Risk, Default Risk, Insolvency Risk, Preference Share

5.

The [Fiduciary] Duty of Fidelity

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 124, p. 274, April 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2009
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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fiduciary, fidelity, confidence, breach of confidence, duty of loyalty

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The Adulteration of Fiduciary Doctrine in Corporate Law

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 122, p. 449, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Sep 2006
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 1,560 (13,518)

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fiduciary duty, duty of loyalty, director, corporate law, limited access, opportunism

7.

The Legal Status of the Joint Venture

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 46, pp. 713-739, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2009
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 1,464 (14,950)

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joint venture, distinct status, single transaction, partnership, syndicate, strategic alliance, share product

8.

The Core Nature of Fiduciary Accountability

New Zealand Law Review, Vol. 2009, p. 375, 2009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2010
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 1,431 (15,491)

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fiduciary, duty of loyalty, nature, core, accountability, limited access, opportunism

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The Economics of Fiduciary Accountability

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), No. 32, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, Economics, Fiduciary, Accountability, Liability

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The Joint Venture Fable

American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 50, p. 200, 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 May 2010
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 1,036 (25,133)

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joint venture, status, history, entity, single transaction, partnership, contract, agency, syndicate, strategic alliance

11.

Shareholder Fiduciary Accountability

[2014] Journal of Business Law 1
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2014
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 1,028 (25,440)
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shareholder, fiduciary duty, opportunism, limited access, duty of loyalty, voting, will definition, authority, division of power, majority rule, fraud on the minority, joint stock company

12.

The Political Path to Limited Liability in Business Trusts

Advocates' Quarterly, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 257-292, 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Apr 2006
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 999 (26,506)

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trusts, business trusts, limited liability, public choice, interest group politics

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Reshaping the Duties of Directors

Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 84, p. 365, 2005
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Dec 2005
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 947 (28,665)

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directors, fiduciary, duty of loyalty, duty of care, creditors

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A Revised Canadian Test for Fact-Based Fiduciary Accountability

Law Quarterly Review, Vol. 127, p 505, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2012
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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fiduciary duty, fiduciary accountability, duty of loyalty, criteria, test, opportunism, limited access, government

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Fiduciary Mechanics

Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal, Vol. 14, p. 25, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2014
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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The Political Imposture of Passive Capital

Journal of Corporate Law Studies, Vol. 9, p. 139, April 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2009
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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passive shareholder, passive capital, control, corporate governance, limited liability, corporate democracy, shareholder primacy, director primacy

17.

Fiduciary Accountability Transformed

Advocates' Quarterly, Vol. 35, p. 334, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 May 2009
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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fiduciary duty, oppression, director, agency, strict liability, business judgment, loyalty, fairness

18.

Fiduciary Accountability for Public Service Opportunism

Public Law (2018 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2019
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 691 (44,253)

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Fiduciary Accountability, Public Service Accountability, Political Accountability, Political Corruption, Political Opportunism, Authority Unit

19.

Presumed Undue Influence: The False Partition from Fiduciary Accountability

(2015) 34 University of Queensland Law Journal 171
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2016
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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undue influence, presumed undue influence, class 2b, Allcard, Etridge (No 2), abuse of confidence

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Access or Expectation: The Test for Fiduciary Accountability

Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 89, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2011
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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Fiduciary Duty, Fiduciary Accountability, Duty of Loyalty, Nature, Function, Scope, Limited Access, Opportunism, Profit Rule, Conflict of Interest, Reasonable Expectation, Legitimate Expectation, Justifiable Expectation

21.

Director Duties: A Fiduciary Duty to Confess

Business Law Review, Vol. 26, 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Aug 2006
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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fiduciary duty, director, disclosure, confess

22.

Tort Immunity for Nonprofit Volunteers

Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 84, 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 May 2005
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 644 (48,595)
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Nonprofit, volunteer, tort, negligence, immunity

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The Use of Foreign Forms to Circumvent Local Liability Rules

Alberta Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jun 2007
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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jurisdiction shopping, conflict of laws, internal affairs, liability differentials, risk regulation

24.

The Fiduciary Duty of Departing Employees

Canadian Labour & Employment Law Journal, Vol. 14, p. 355, 2009
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2009
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 634 (49,555)

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employment, fiduciary duty, loyalty, departing employee, competition, solicitation, good faith, fidelity

25.

Joint Venture Theurgy

(2013) 54 Canadian Business Law Journal 368
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2014
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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joint venture, partnership, business organization, tax, fiduciary duty, joint and several liability, law reform

26.

Immunity Shopping

Queen's Law Journal, Vol. 37, p. 39, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2013
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 584 (55,139)

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immunity shopping, jurisdiction shopping, comity, internal affairs, liability shield, unanimous shareholder agreement, nonprofit corporation, pseudo-foreign, foreign dominance, local dominance

27.

Fact-Based Fiduciary Accountability in Canada

Advocates' Quarterly, Vol. 36, Pg. 431, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 May 2010
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 561 (57,969)

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fiduciary, loyalty, fact-based, ad hoc, limited access, opportunism, undertaking, discretionary power, reasonable expectation

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The Fiduciary Accountability of Ordinary Employees

Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal, Vol. 13, 2007
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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fiduciary, duty of loyalty, employee

29.

Judicial Disqualification of Solicitors with Client Conflicts

(2014) 130 Law Quarterly Review 498
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 May 2014 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2014
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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solicitor disqualification, solicitor conflict of interest, solicitor-client conflict, lawyer duty of loyalty, former client conflict, Bolkiah

30.

Employee Fiduciary Accountability

Journal of Business Law, Issue 3, 2015
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 518 (64,088)
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duty of fidelity, fiduciary duty of employee, limited access, Nottingham University v Fishel

31.

The Employee Status of Directors

(2014) 25 King's Law Journal 370
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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director employment, director status, employee director, office of director, sui generis

32.

Constructing an Employee Duty of Fidelity?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 May 2016
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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employee, duty of fidelity, fiduciary duty, status duty

33.

Book Review: A Romantic Conception of Fiduciary Obligation

Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 84, pp. 391-408, 2005
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Dec 2005
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 422 (82,503)

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Fiduciary, fiduciary obligation, duty of loyalty

34.

Employee: Fiduciary

(2016) 19 Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal 509
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2016
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 396 (88,545)

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Employee, Fiduciary Duty, Status Duty, Duty of Fidelity

35.

A Fiduciary Duty of Care for Canada

(2018) 134 Law Quarterly Review 368
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 May 2018
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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fiduciary duty of care, fiduciary negligence

36.

Compound Fiduciary Duty

(2017) 23 Trusts and Trustees 794
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2017
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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proscriptive fiduciary duty, prescriptive fiduciary duty, compound fiduciary duty

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Child Labour: The Partial Fiduciary Accountability of Parents

Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 86, p. 293, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Jan 2008
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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child, parent, fiduciary, labour, limited access, fact-based

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Costs for Self-Represented Litigants: Principles, Interests and Agendas

Advocates' Quarterly, Vol. 33, pp. 447, 2007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2008
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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pro se, lay litigant, self-representation, costs, damages, public choice

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Contesting Public Service Fiduciary Accountability

University of Queensland Law Journal, vol 36, pp 7-37, 2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2017
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 314 (114,996)

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public fiduciary duty, political opportunism

40.

Defining Corporate Law Oppression

(2018) 61 Canadian Business Law Journal 141
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2019
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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corporate law oppression, shareholder oppression

41.

Parent Fiduciary Breach

(2020) 26 Trusts & Trustees 924
Posted: 01 Apr 2021
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan

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parent, fiduciary duty to child

42.

Stock Broker Mutation

(2020) 63 Canadian Business Law Journal 257
Posted: 30 Nov 2020
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan

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stock broker, fiduciary duty

43.

The End of Fiduciary Accountability

(2020) 39 University of Queensland Law Journal 157
Posted: 21 Aug 2020
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan

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fiduciary accountability, limited access

44.

Fraud on a Power, Improper Purpose and Fiduciary Accountability

(2019) 62 Canadian Business Law Journal 133
Posted: 15 Jan 2020
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan

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fraud on a power, proper purpose, improper purposer

45.

Resolving the Status of the Bare Trust

83 Conv. 207, 2019
Posted: 05 Jan 2020
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan

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bare trust, bare trustee, nominee, protector

46.

Fiduciary Accessories

(2019) 38 University of Queensland Law Journal 41
Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan

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acessory to breach by fiduciary, employee accessory, Barnes Addy, knowing assistance, dishonest assistance

47.

The Court of Appeal Recasts Fiduciary Accountability

(2019) 25 Trusts & Trustees 737
Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan

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disclosure of fee, materiality of quantum, ministerial functions