A Practical Guide to the Transfer of Trusteeships

Third edition

Consulting editor(s): Richard Williams, Arabella Murphy and Toby Graham

This text, first published by STEP in 2007 and now in its third edition, reviews the difficulties that arise on the transfer of trusteeships, particularly in respect of the negotiation of indemnities, and sets out a suggested approach. The book is an essential reference work for any legal practitioners, trust company professionals, and others involved in advising on the transfer of trusteeships.

Publication date: Aug 2017
ISBN: 9781787421134
Length: 448 pages
Price: £110.00

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Business Families and Family Businesses

The STEP Handbook for Advisers, Second Edition

Consulting editor(s): Simon Rylatt, Boodle Hatfield

This new edition, edited by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), features chapters by leading practitioners in the field, including the Family Firm Institute, Schroders, Boodle Hatfield and SandAire, Kleinwort Hambros, Dixon Wilson and Rathbones. The book considers what makes business families and family businesses unique, and examines the issues that advisers are often called upon to consider and address when assisting them. It helps practitioners to deepen their understanding of how families operate, and to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to advise on such complex areas as conflicts between working and non-working family members, ownership structure, succession, wealth management, governance and meeting a family’s philanthropic objectives.

Publication date: Jun 2018
ISBN: 9781787421646
Length: 319 pages
Price: £130.00

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The International Family Offices Journal


Editor(s): Nicola Saccardo, Charles Russell Speechlys

This practical information source co-published with STEP features articles from leading professionals, who discuss a range of topics including: the various family office models and structures; governance issues; protection of assets; charity projects; consensus and communication within families and next gen issues.

Issue date: Mar 2024
ISSN: 2398-7502
Frequency: Quarterly
Price per annum: £895.00

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Trust Laws in Cyprus:

An International Perspective

Consulting editor(s): Paolo Panico - Paolo Panico’s Law Chambers; Private Trustees SA

Trust Laws in Cyprus reviews both the Cyprus International Trust Law and the Trustee Law 1955, and places them in an international context, pointing out the solutions available on the island for wealth management, estate planning, and asset protection purposes. Authored by well-known experts in this field, chapters specifically analyse the relevance of Cyprus trusts where settlors wish to retain certain powers, arrange their succession in a more flexible manner than would be possible under forced heirship provisions, or protect heirloom assets from creditor claims.

Publication date: Dec 2022
ISBN: 9781787428782
Length: 285 pages
Price: £95.00

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Trust Laws in the Czech Republic and Hungary

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Consulting editor(s): Paolo Panico, James Turnbull and István Sándor

Trust Laws in the Czech Republic and Hungary explores the issues and challenges encountered when introducing common law trust concepts into civil law legal systems and provides the only systematic review of Czech and Hungarian trust laws in English. It also reviews the legal and practical aspects of trusts in these two – quite different – jurisdictions, and the book is divided into two parts which deal separately with Czech and Hungarian solutions.

Publication date: Aug 2024
ISBN: 9781837230068
Length: 220 pages
Price: £150.00

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Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions

Fifth edition

Consulting editor(s): Alon Kaplan; Advisory Editor: Barbara R Hauser

The fifth edition of Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions has been fully updated and features a number of new chapters on topics including trust and real estate trust in Israel, what it means to be a fiduciary family office, the role of the trust protector, Islamic (Waqf) trusts, and trusts in relation to divorce. In addition, new for this edition are chapters on Germany and Bermuda. Produced in association with STEP, this new fifth edition provides a solid grounding in the use of trusts in a wide range of important jurisdictions and contexts. It also examines related topics such as trust taxation, anti-money laundering laws, the OECD initiative, CRS, exchange of information, transparency of registers and the notion that countries are entitled to collect taxes beyond their borders, among others.

Publication date: Dec 2019
ISBN: 9781787422988
Length: 880 pages (now in two volumes) pages
Price: £295.00

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