Private Foundations World Survey

Hardcover | September 22, 2013

EditorJohanna Niegel, Richard Pease

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Rooted in the civil law systems of continental Europe, where foundations originally served mainly charitable purposes, the private foundation is an innovative development in common law jurisdictions. More and more jursidictions are introducing private foundations as an alternative to trustsand practitioners are increasingly asked to advise clients on the intricacies of the developing law and the differences between jurisdictions.Private Foundations World Survey is the first survey book to consider comprehensively private foundations law and practice in each of the key jurisdictions. With a unique questionnaire format and summary factsheet for easy reference, it examines all the fundamental aspects of setting up andmaintaining a private foundation, with reference to relevant legislation and case law. The two expert editors, along with a team of leading international practitioners, cover an exhaustive range of topics, including protectors, taxation, alternatives to private foundations, forced heirship, divorce,asset protection, and migration of private foundations as well as anti-money laundering and KYC requirements. Alongside 21 jurisdiction-specific chapters (which include jurisdictions where the law is still developing, as well as those with more established systems), the book contains general chapters on the uses of foundations and taxation issues in the UK and US. It thus provides readers with all theinformation they need to confidently assess and advise on any aspect of private foundations law.

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Rooted in the civil law systems of continental Europe, where foundations originally served mainly charitable purposes, the private foundation is an innovative development in common law jurisdictions. More and more jursidictions are introducing private foundations as an alternative to trustsand practitioners are increasingly asked to ad...

Dr. Johanna Niegel joined Allgemeines Treuunternehmen (ATU) in 1999 and has specialized in international private foundations and trusts ever since. She has edited the annual special edtion of OUP's Trusts and Trustees journal, Private foundations: A World Review, since its inception in 2004. Johanna took a doctorate in law at the Unive...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:624 pagesPublished:September 22, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

David Hayton: Foreword1. Wendy Warren: Uses of International Private Foundations2. Giles Clarke: Taxation of Private Foundations: UK Tax3. Marnin Michaels: Taxation of Private Foundations: US Tax4. Harry Wiggan: Anguilla5. Kenneth Rubinstien: Antigua and Barbuda6. Dr Friedrich Schwank: Austria7. Earl A Cash and Eva Rodland: Bahamas8. Christopher Coye and Erienne Romero: Belize9. Tony Pursall: Cayman Islands10. Jenner Davis, Marie Francis, Michael Burns, and James McConvill: Cook Islands11. Maike Bergervoet and Jeroen Starreveld: Curacao12. Jarrod Cowley- Grimmond and Advocate Hilary Pullum: Guernsey13. John Rimmer: Isle of Man14. Zillah Howard: Jersey15. David Chee: Labuan16. Hillary Spilkin: Liberia17. Oliver Schmidt: Liechtenstein18. Dr Anthony Cremona: Malta19. Yuvraj Juwaheer: Mauritius20. Thabiso van den Bosch: Netherlands21. Jan Dash: Nevis22. Alvaro Aguilar-Alfu: Panama23. Simon Mitchell: Seychelles24. Shawna Lake and Idris Fidela Clarke: St Kitts