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Frankel Fiduciary Prize 2015
About the Frankel Fiduciary Prize
The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard established the Frankel Fiduciary Prize to honor individuals who advance fiduciary principles. The Frankel Fiduciary Prize will be awarded annually to a person who has made significant contributions to the preservation and advancement of fiduciary principles in public life. The prize is named after Professor Tamar Frankel of the Boston University School of Law. You can learn more about Professor Frankel’s research on fiduciary law here.
Frankel Fiduciary Prize Program Honors David Swensen’s 30 year “Remarkable career… as a great fiduciary.”
- August, 2015 – David Swensen, Yale University Chief Investment Officer, Wins Frankel Fiduciary Prize (Press Release)
- May 5, 2015 -Frankel Fiduciary Prize Selection Committee
Seeks Nominations for Frankel Prize Honoring Individuals Making ‘Significant Contributions to Fiduciary Principles in Public Life’ (press release)
The 2015 Frankel Fiduciary Prize Symposium took place on Friday, September 18, 2015, at Barristers Hall, Ground Floor Boston University School of Law. The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard established the Frankel Fiduciary Prize to honor individuals who have contributed significantly to advancing the fiduciary principals in public life.
Why an InstituteThe rationale for an Institute for the Fiduciary Standard is straightforward: The fiduciary standard is important, representing ideas central to our form of government and free market economy; it is under significant pressures from market forces that could sharply limit its reach; no other entity is solely focused on preserving and promoting the fiduciary standard. More...
The 6 Core Fiduciary Duties
- ‣ Serve the client’s best interest
- ‣ Act in utmost good faith
- ‣ Act prudently -- with the care, skill and judgment of a professional
- ‣ Avoid conflicts of interest
- ‣ Disclose all material facts
- ‣ Control investment expenses