5 August 2020

Offshore Trusts: The All-Powerful Settlor - Potential Pitfalls & Solutions – James Brockhurst to deliver MBL webinar

Private Client Senior Associate, James Brockhurst, will be delivering an MBL training webinar entitled ‘Offshore Trusts: The All-Powerful Settlor - Potential Pitfalls & Solutions’ on 8 December at 12:30pm.

James will be discussing the demand for trusts with greater settlor control, with a focus on the following:

  • The rationale for settlor reserved power trusts.
  • The types of reserved power structures available.
  • Tax considerations of reserved power trusts.
  • Potential risks and means of challenge in the commercial and matrimonial contexts (with reference to key case law).
  • The offshore response - how effective are the solutions offered? To include conflict of law scenarios between 'offshore' and 'onshore' jurisdictions.
  • Structuring for the future, including drafting tips and novel clauses.
  • Alternatives to reserved powers trusts, including Private Trust Companies and common law foundations. What are the pitfalls and advantages (both legal and practical) of these alternative solutions?

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Further information on the webinar and how to book can be found here (subscription required).

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