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A recent conference at the Faculty of Law examined examined the what and how of trusts, those legal relationships in which property is held and administered – entrusted – for the benefit of others. The Montreal Gazette interviewed Professor Lionel Smith on the event.

Different legal systems embrace conceptions of the trust

Breaking new scholarly ground and building on McGill’s reputation for teasing out the nuances of Common law and civil law, a recent conference at the Faculty of Law examined the what and how of trusts, those legal relationships in which property is held and administered – entrusted – for the benefit of others...

(also, see more photos of the event)