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The DC Code: § 28-2907 Nonliability of third persons.

Index28 Commercial Instruments and Transactions. (Refs & Annos)
A person who participates in the acquisition, disposition, assignment or transfer of a security by or to a fiduciary including a person who guarantees the signature of the fiduciary is not liable for participation in any breach of fiduciary duty by reason of failure to inquire whether the transaction involves such a breach unless it is shown that he acted with actual knowledge that the proceeds of the transaction were being or were to be used wrongfully for the individual benefit of the fiduciary or that the transaction was otherwise in breach of duty.
When a corporation or transfer agent makes a transfer pursuant to an assignment by a fiduciary, a person who guaranteed the signature of the fiduciary is not liable on the guarantee to any person to whom the corporation or transfer agent by reason of this chapter incurs no liability.
This section does not impose any liability upon the corporation or its transfer agent.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 28-2907. 1973 Ed., § 28-2907. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 7 of the Uniform Act for Simplification of Fiduciary Security Transfers. See 7C Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 28-2907 Current through December 11, 2012


(Aug. 30, 1964, 78 Stat. 674, Pub. L. 88-509, § 1.)