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Trusts in common law and civil law

@inproceedings{Heup2016TrustsIC,
  title={Trusts in common law and civil law},
  author={Eva Heup},
  year={2016}
}
This paper deals with common law trusts and their adoption in civil law jurisdictions. It analyses whether common law trusts in fact have a Roman origin and why the trust concept, understood as a matter of property law, conflicts with major civilian property law principles. However, from a civil lawyer’s perspective, trusts can be explained as a special estate in the trustee’s patrimony. 

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