In this era of global expansion, the establishment of trusts in overseas
locations is becoming an increasingly popular investment option. With a
bewildering variety of offshore jurisdictions to choose from, sound advice as
to the advantages and pitfalls of investing in each location is essential.
International Trust Laws and Analysis provides all the legal, tax, and
estate-planning intelligence necessary for professional advisers to recommend
offshore jurisdictions to their clients--as well as the tools to establish and
operate trusts in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. The
full text of the trust laws of 60 countries is included with clear, concise
comparison charts aimed at reducing research time. The 29 vital elements of
each jurisdiction's laws are analyzed in detail.
This major reference work is a one-stop guide to the formation of offshore
trusts. The work is kept up-to-date by regular supplements, which track the
key changes and developments in foreign trust laws and practices.
Professional consultants involved in trust establishment, including bankers,
independent lawyers or in-house counsel, tax consultants, accountants, public
relations advisers, and actuaries, will find International Trust Laws and
Analysis an invaluable, efficient, and reliable source of practical
reference and information.
How to create a trust
Registration forms when required
Foreign Trust Law
Glossary of Terms
Full Text and Explanation of Foreign Trust Laws: Andorra. Anguilla.
Antigua and Barbuda. Aruba. Australia. Austria. Bahamas. Barbados. Belize.
Bermuda. British Virgin Islands. Brunei. Cayman Islands. Cook Islands. Costa
Rica. Cyprus. Gibraltar. Grenada. Guernsey. Hague Convention on Trusts
(includes Netherlands, Portugal, Italy, France, Belgium, Spain, Luxembourg,
etc.). Hong Kong. Ireland. Isle of Man. Jersey. Labuan. Liechtenstein.
Madeira. Malaysia. Malta. Marshall Islands. Mauritius. Monaco. Montserrat.
Nauru. Netherlands Antilles. Nevis. New Zealand. Niue. Panama. Prince Edward
Island. Russia. St Kitts. St Lucia. St Vincent. Samoa. Seychelles. Singapore.
Switzerland. Turks and Caicos. United Kingdom. United States (Alaska,
California, Colorado, Delaware, Montana, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island).
Point-by-point analysis covering the 29 vital elements of each country's law
Exempt Tax Status
Revocable or Irrevocable
Void or Voidable
Settlor as Beneficiary
Wait and See Provision
Trustees and Trustee Companies
Government and Private Fees
Time Limit to Bring Suit
Foreign Court Awards
Other Types of Trusts