International Trust Laws and Analysis. Company Laws, Wealth Management & Tax Planning Strategies


International Trust Laws and Analysis. Company Laws, Wealth Management & Tax Planning Strategies

By (author) William H. Byrnes
By (author) Robert J Munro
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International Trust Laws and Analysis: Company Laws, Wealth Management & Tax Planning Strategies provides all the legal, tax, and estate-planning intelligence necessary for professional advisers to recommend among financial centers for their high net wealth clients — as well as the tools to establish and operate trusts, companies, and funds in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations. The full text of the trust laws and links to the company laws of 60 countries is included with clear, concise comparison charts aimed at reducing research time. The 29 vital trust elements and 20 company elements of each jurisdiction's laws are analyzed from a compliance perspective in detail.

This major reference work is a one-stop guide to the formation of trusts and companies worldwide. The work is quarterly up-dated, tracking key changes and developments in trust and company legislation and practice.

Professional consultants involved in trust and company establishment and in wealth management, including bankers, lawyers, tax consultants, accountants, financial planners, compliance officers, investment and wealth managers, will find this an efficient and reliable source of practical information.

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How to create a trust Registration forms when required Foreword Introductions Foreign Trust Law Comparison Chart 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). Vanuatu. Point-by-point analysis covering the 29 vital elements of each country's law : Legislative Background Formation Exempt Tax Status Minimum Assets Residency Requirement Registration Revocable or Irrevocable Void or Voidable Settlor as Beneficiary Perpetuity Period Wait and See Provision Accumulations Beneficiaries Trustees and Trustee Companies Enforcers Protectors Confidentiality Rules Financial Disclosure Redomiciliation Government and Private Fees Exchange Control Tax Treaties Restrictions Asset Protection Fraudulent Dispositions Time Limit to Bring Suit Foreign Court Awards Forced Heirship Other Types of Trusts Government Control


Alan B. Munro is a partner in the National Tax Department of Ernst & Young LLP in the Washington, D.C. office, specializing in the taxation of financial instruments and asset managers. Immediately prior to joining Ernst & Young, Mr. Munro was a partner in the Office of Federal Tax Services of Arthur Andersen LLP in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, he spent six years (the last two years as a Branch Chief) in the Financial Institutions & Products division of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Munro was a principal author of the final regulations on notional principal contracts and on conversion transactions. Previously, he worked in a number of New York-based law firms. Mr. Munro is a graduate from the University of Virginia and received his J.D. magna cum laude from Washington & Lee University and his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University

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