commingling of funds

A term often applied to the act of an agent, broker, attorney at law, or trustee in mingling the funds of his client, customer, or cestui with his own funds; the act of a fiduciary in mingling funds of different trusts. 54 Am J1st Trusts § 320; the act of a trustee in combining a trust fund with other funds in making an investment. 54 Am J1st Trusts § 396; the act of a guardian in mingling the funds of the ward with his own funds. 25 Am J1st G & W § 94.

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  • pooling — Commingling the funds of several trusts for investment in one or more securities. 54 Am J1st Trust § 396. Forming a pool. Texas Farm Bureau Cotton Asso. v Stovall, 113 Tex 273, 253 SW 1101. <b></b>See pool …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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