March 21, 2019

Beard Winter LLP Estates Group contributes to International Trust Laws’ Canada Chapter

Beard Winter LLP Estates Group contributes to International Trust Laws’ Canada Chapter



Beard Winter LLP’s Estates Group has co-authored the inaugural and second edition of the Canada Chapter in International Trust Laws. Contributors to the first and second editions are estate planning lawyers Lucinda (Lucy) E. Main and Andrea Tratnik, with Lori Isaj contributing to the second edition.

International Trust Laws is the most reliable global source of reference on international trusts available and provides an easily accessible route to the information needed to advise clients confidently.

The chapter covers a wide range of areas including:

  • Definition of a trust;
  • What property may be subject to a trust?;
  • The creation of a trust;
  • Voidable and impeachable trusts;
  • Duties of trustees;
  • Powers of trustees;
  • Trustees’ rights of exoneration and indemnity; and
  • Breaches of trust.

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