Archive for December 19th, 2009

Fiduciary Duties Arising From Charitable Contributions – Section 17510.8 (2009-12-19)

Relationship-based fiduciary duties (as counterposed with contract-based fiduciary duties) arise in many different situations.  I recently came across an extension of the fiduciary concept in the field of charitable solicitations. Specifically, California Business and Professions Code section 17510.8 states, “There exists a fiduciary relationship between a charity or any person soliciting on behalf of a […]