Trusts are a common form of asset ownership. However, the rights and obligations associated with trusts, and even simple matters such as contracting with trusts are not always well understood. This course on trust fundamentals takes a case study approach to explore how and why trusts are settled, when a trust is appropriate, when it might not be, best practice for on-going governance, dealing with incapacitated trustees, the impact of the bright-line test, Overseas Investment Amendments Act 2018 and other reform on trusts and the lessons to learn from Clement v Lucas
Consideration will be given to the Trusts Bill and what effect a new Trusts Act will have on trust fundamentals
This webinar, which will conclude with a question and answer section, will cover the fundamentals of settling and administering family trusts in a changing trust environment.
Topics covered will include:
Trust law is a dynamic and changing landscape – and perhaps never more so than now. This webinar canvasses the fundamental elements of trust law and contemporary considerations regarding settling and administering trusts.
Attendees will learn:
This webinar is targeted at all practitioners at all levels but will be of particular interest to practitioners who advise trustees or beneficiaries.
Vicki Ammundsen, Director, Vicki Ammundsen Trust Law Limited
1.25 CPD Hours