trusts

The Trust as a Family Holding Structure 

By |December 9th, 2014|

A trust can provide a very good solution for the long term holding and preservation of family wealth.  
Trusts have been used for generations for the holding and preservation

Trust as a Family Holding Structure II (aspects of the Trust)

By |December 9th, 2014|

The Trust as a Family Holding Structure
Part II: Various aspects of the trust as a Family Holding Structure
A trust can provide a very good solution for the long term

What do you need to know about Polish inheritance and donations tax?

By |October 1st, 2014|

What do you need to know about Polish inheritance and donations tax? Does the private foundation or trust qualify for the tax-exempt status under Polish law?
Inheritance and donations tax,

Estate planning and trusts in the divorce context

By |September 30th, 2014|

Estate planning and trusts in the divorce context
The creation of trusts for estate planning purposes or for tax purposes
In terms of South African statutory provisions, trust assets vest in

What you need to know about setting up an Anguilla Foundation

By |September 30th, 2014|

What you need to know about setting up an Anguilla Foundation.
The formalities for creating an Anguilla Foundation are almost as simple as creating an Anguilla Trust, with only

Why is Family Governance so Important (part IV)

By |September 30th, 2014|

Why is Family Governance so Important & How to Create it in Your Family?
Family Governance is how families make decisions together. If they create a good system, i.e. one that

Principal Residence Trust

By |August 22nd, 2014|

Principal Residence Trust
­Setting up a trust to hold a family home can provide tax benefits and asset protection.

The family home is often one of the key family assets.  It

What benefits do Liechtenstein foundations and trusts offer for asset protection and wealth preservation?

By |July 28th, 2014|

The advantages of Liechtenstein foundations and trusts for asset protection and wealth preservation include: (1) protection of privacy, (2) no pre-trial discovery proceedings, (3) generally no enforcement of foreign

Why Chinese HNWIs wishing to establish offshore trusts should act now?

By |July 28th, 2014|

Why Chinese HNWIs wishing to establish offshore trusts should act now?
Chinese HNWIs should act now as China may introduce estate tax, exit tax on emigration and adopt new rules

What you need to know about setting up an offshore trust for a Chinese high net worth individual (“HNWI”)?

By |July 28th, 2014|

What you need to know about setting up an offshore trust for a Chinese high net worth individual (“HNWI”)?
Issues arising from setting up an offshore trust for a Chinese