International Trust Laws

Hardcover | March 4, 2010

byPaolo Panico

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International Trust Laws provides practical and broad ranging coverage of the most important issues in international trust law across leading jurisdictions. It analyzes crucial topics surrounding the creation of trusts, the powers and duties of trustees, mechanisms of control, and the specialuses of trusts. The topics are considered in the light both of their original development under English law, and the statutory solutions worked out by offshore jurisdictions such as Jersey, Guernsey, the Cayman Islands, the Bahamas, the Isle of Man and New Zealand. Other examples are drawn from awealth of other jurisdictions including Dubai, Mauritius, and the Cook Islands. The book also reviews a wealth of case law from English and offshore courts and offers a unique consideration of the recognition and impact of trust law issues in civil law contexts.

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International Trust Laws provides practical and broad ranging coverage of the most important issues in international trust law across leading jurisdictions. It analyzes crucial topics surrounding the creation of trusts, the powers and duties of trustees, mechanisms of control, and the specialuses of trusts. The topics are considered i...

Paolo Panico is Chairman and Managing Director of Private Trustees SA, an independent trust company based in Luxembourg and Geneva. He is a tutor on the STEP diploma courses, and has taught in Guernsey, Switzerland and Hong Kong. He is also the adjunct professor of International Business at the University of Moderna, Italy. He has wri...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:640 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:March 4, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199551626

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IntroductionCreation of Trusts1. Creation and validity of trusts: the settlor's intentionThe Powers and Duties of Trustees2. Trustee Investments: Powers and Duties3. Delegation of Trustee Functions4. The Business Enterprise as a Trust Asset5. Dispositive Powers and the Rule in 'Hastings-Bass'Trustee Liability6. Trustee Liability to Third Parties7. Trustee Exemption Clauses8. Trustees' Remuneration and ExpensesMechanisms of Control9. Disclosure of Information to the Beneficiaries and Letters of Wishes10. ProtectorsSpecial Uses of Trusts11. Protection from Heirs and Creditors12. Non-Charitable Purpose Trusts