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Published: 25 March 2010

1,896 Pages


ISBN: 9780199550289

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The Law of Trusts

Second Edition

Geraint Thomas and Alastair Hudson

  • A new edition of this comprehensive reference work on the law of trusts.
  • Extensively revised and thoroughly updated to include all developments in the law since the publication of the first edition in 2004, including the rule in Hastings-Bass; different applications of the constructive trust; trustees' liability for breach of trust; the taxation of trusts and estate planning; trusts of pension schemes and financial regulation.
  • Contains expanded treatment of areas that have recently grown in importance, such as the emergence of shams and retention of control of trust assets by the settlor; and the growing use of Special Purpose Vehicles in offshore commercial dealings.
  • Incorporates discussion of relevant case law from new trust jurisdictions.
  • Authoritative and well respected authors combining practical experience with significant scholarly knowledge.
  • Provides unique and in-depth analysis of those forms of trust used in practice.
  • Provides a broader focus on practice matters which is often difficult to find in other existing reference texts.
  • A clear two part structure enables ease of navigation and access of information.

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