The Trusts Act 2019 defines the characteristics and requirements of an express trust. However, as is commonly noted, the devil is in the detail. This webinar explores the requirements of a valid trust by reference to the requirements of a valid trust by reference to:
The Supreme Court of Victoria decision in Re McGowan Valentini Trusts will be considered in light of questions of trust validity together with Cohen v Kerr and other contemporary cases.
This webinar will address the current law in New Zealand and internationally with respect to sham Trusts and the indicia of trust failure together with contemporary considerations with respect to control and economic reality.
The webinar will also consider whether the bar for determining sham or invalidity is lower in the context of relationship property disputes by reference to contemporary trust cases.
This webinar, which will conclude with a question and answer section, will provide an opportunity for practitioners to up-date their knowledge regarding sham trusts, trust validity and the requirements of an express trust by reference to contemporary trust law.
Topics covered will include:
More trust cases are being heard by our courts than ever before and new ways to attack trusts are regularly being considered by the courts and in practice. The impact of developments with relation to sham and resulting trusts and the true effects or economic realities of trust settlements warrants fresh consideration.
8 November 2023
Attendees will learn:
This webinar is targeted at all practitioners at all levels but will be of particular interest to more experienced practitioners.
Vicki Ammundsen, Director, Vicki Ammundsen Trust Law Limited.
1.5 CPD Hours