prudent man rule

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prudent man rule (plural prudent man rules)

  1. (law, investment) A standard for the duty of a fiduciary with responsibility over investments.
    • 2005, World Bank; International Monetary Fund, Financial sector assessment: a handbook‎, page 455:
      Prudent man rules also require that greater financial and legal responsibility be attached to any imprudent action by corporate officers.

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