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Social and Economic Benefits of Trusts

This report, part of our Thought Leadership series, draws together existing evidence and research about the ways in which trusts can be, and are, used for wider societal benefit, and how they impact every facet of society.

STEP’s 31st Annual General Meeting

STEP’s 31st Annual General Meeting takes place on 8 December 2022.


Join the Mental Capacity Special Interest Group for its conference on 9 December in London.

STEP Cayman Conference

Join us at the STEP Cayman Conference, taking place on 19-20 January 2023 at the Ritz-Carlton hotel.

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Setting Standards

Our Codes of Professional Conduct set out the ethical and professional standards our members should uphold.

Read the latest STEP Journal

Issue 6 of the STEP Journal delves into the complex world of technology and digital assets; from NFTs and social media to mental capacity and digital footprints. This issue also shines a spotlight on Europe, exploring the latest developments in taxation and cross-border planning.

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Industry News

Guernsey's government has launched a public consultation on proposals to abolish the so-called 'six directorships' exemption in the Regulation of Fiduciaries, Administration Businesses and Company...


A will executed by a 73-year-old while he was receiving hospital treatment for terminal cancer has been upheld by the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland, despite medical notes that showed him...


The Court of Appeal for Ontario has found that a bank did not fail in any duty to a customer when it did not advise a woman that she was no longer the beneficiary of her husband’s investment accounts...

Russia-Ukraine conflict

STEP's statement on Ukraine, what you need to know about sanctions and members' responsibilities.