Robert Flannigan

University of Saskatchewan

15 Campus Drive

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A6

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

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
Downloads 2,177 (5,725)
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Fiduciary, director, shareholder, accountability, regulation

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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
Downloads 1,805 (7,917)

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duty of loyalty, fiduciary, strict liability, opportunism, consent, limited access

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 1,396 (12,005)

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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 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 1,387 (12,138)

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

6.

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
Downloads 1,350 (12,684)

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fiduciary, fidelity, confidence, breach of confidence, duty of loyalty

7.

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 1,290 (13,585)

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

8.

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 1,263 (14,019)

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

9.

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
Downloads 1,068 (18,139)
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Delaware, Journal, Corporate, Law, Economics, Fiduciary, Accountability, Liability

10.

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 929 (22,336)

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

11.

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

12.

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 902 (23,299)

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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

13.

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 877 (24,279)

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

14.

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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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
Downloads 800 (27,708)

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fiduciary duty, fiduciary accountability, duty of loyalty, criteria, test, opportunism, limited access, government

16.

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
Downloads 698 (33,351)

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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.

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
Downloads 593 (41,473)

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fiduciary duty, director, disclosure, confess

19.

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
Downloads 592 (41,565)

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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

20.

Tort Immunity for Nonprofit Volunteers

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

21.

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 577 (43,025)

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

22.

Fiduciary Accountability for Public Service Opportunism

Public Law (2018 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2017
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
Downloads 574 (43,307)

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

23.

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.

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 539 (46,877)

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

25.

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 529 (48,003)

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

26.

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
Downloads 522 (48,860)
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fiduciary, duty of loyalty, employee

27.

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

28.

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

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 436 (61,153)

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duty of fidelity, fiduciary duty of employee, limited access, Nottingham University v Fishel

31.

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 411 (65,686)
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Fiduciary, fiduciary obligation, duty of loyalty

32.

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
Downloads 393 (69,289)

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director employment, director status, employee director, office of director, sui generis

33.

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

34.

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
Downloads 349 (79,521)

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child, parent, fiduciary, labour, limited access, fact-based

35.

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 326 (85,992)

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Employee, Fiduciary Duty, Status Duty, Duty of Fidelity

36.

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
Downloads 312 (90,320)

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pro se, lay litigant, self-representation, costs, damages, public choice

37.

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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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 231 (123,926)

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public fiduciary duty, political opportunism

39.

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
Downloads 183 (154,497)

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fiduciary duty of care, fiduciary negligence

40.

Defining Corporate Law Oppression

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Oct 2018
Robert Flannigan
University of Saskatchewan
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corporate law oppression, shareholder oppression