5809.06 Delegation of investment and management functions.

(A) A trustee may delegate investment and management functions of a trust that a prudent trustee having comparable skills could properly delegate under the circumstances. A trustee that exercises its delegation authority under this division shall comply with the requirements of division (A) of section 5808.07 of the Revised Code.

(B) In performing investment or management functions of a trust that are delegated to an agent, an agent owes a duty to the trust to exercise reasonable care to comply with the terms of the delegation.

(C) A trustee who delegates a function to an agent in compliance with division (A) of this section is not liable to the beneficiaries of the trust or to the trust for the decisions or actions of the agent to whom the function was delegated.

(D) By accepting the delegation of investment or management functions of a trust that is subject to the laws of this state, an agent submits to the jurisdiction of this state.

Cite as R.C. § 5809.06

History. Effective Date: 01-01-2007