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Responsible Stewardship of Wealth

Download our new publication: Circular Economy Principles for Family Business and Wealth Stewardship: A New Governance and Sustainability Framework

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60-second interview

Meet Gavin Holt, who received a STEP Excellence Award in the International Essay Route category.

Cross-border estate administration

This online event on 27 September will highlight executor challenges and give prudent planning advice.

STEP Malta Conference

The evolution of fiduciary services: Keeping trusts relevant for the future, 6-7 October.

International Diploma

Recognised worldwide as the benchmark qualification for those working in the international trusts arena.

STEP Directory

Search for STEP members, firms, branches or jurisdictions.


STEP is monitoring the development of the COVID-19 situation around the world.

Read the latest STEP Journal

Issue 3 of the STEP Journal features a regional focus on the Crown Dependencies that covers the latest legislation and regulatory updates. This issue also shines a spotlight on investments, delving into the world of non-fungible tokens, cryptocurrencies, cannabis and other alternative assets that are changing the investment landscape and how we advise.

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Industry News

A will stating 'this is my last and final will and all such previous documents stand cancelled', which covered the testator's land and assets in India only, should not have been taken to revoke Sangha...


A law gazetted on 8 August 2022 substantially amends Luxembourg's anti-money laundering (AML) regulations, setting out practitioners' obligations to identify customers and beneficial owners in accord...


The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Economy has issued a directive requiring payments for real estate transactions through virtual assets or cash amounts above AED55,000 to be reported to the...

Russia-Ukraine conflict

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

Setting Standards

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