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    Is Every Agent A Fiduciary?

    In common parlance, a fiduciary is someone you can trust.  The word itself is related to the Latin word, fidere, meaning to trust.  We name our dogs "Fido" because dogs are trustworthy companions.  For example, a dog named Hachiko (忠犬ハチ公) faithfully...

    Restatement (Third) of Agency, Corporate Governance, Agent, Civil Code, fiduciary, Section 2295, Section 2322

    This Definition Of A Factor May Surprise You

    The creditable H.W. Fowler described "factor" as "one of those words . . . which are so popular as thought-saving reach-me-downs that all meaning is being rubbed off them by constant use."  Fowler's Modern English Usage (2d ed. p. 184).

    Agent, California Sui Generis, Civil Code Section 2026, commission merchant, Cymbeline, factor