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  1. Probate Disputes and Remedies Edward Buckland, .

    Probate Disputes and Remedies has not been written purely for practitioners – far from it. The legal practitioner is among its intended audience, but this book is also …

  2. Purpose trusts: a perplexing ruling Keith Robinson, .

    Keith Robinson questions the reasoning behind a recent decision on disclosure in the case of Bermuda purpose trusts.

  3. Lifting the lid Toby Graham, .

    Toby Graham review the Bermudan case of In Re A Trust, the first post-Schmidt authority on the courts’ willingness to override trust information control mechanisms and …

  4. A blow to bank secrecy Christian Girod, .

    Christian Girod examines a recent Swiss court decision allowing a foreign estate to obtain information about a Swiss bank account held in the name of an entity.

  5. Clause for concern Jonathan Speck, .

    Trust lawyers should revisit their precedents in light of the Jersey Court of Appeal’s redefinition of ‘exclusive jurisdiction’ and ‘forum for administration’ i…

  6. Enduring complexity Kate Hanslow, .

    Kate Hanslow provides an overview of the various tests for capacity to execute instruments appointing enduring guardians in Australia.

  7. An IPO safety net Lara Mardell, .

    Lara Mardell on the benefits of using a trust in pre-IPO structuring.

  8. Intention is everything S Sharma, .

    S Sharma examines the Singapore Court of Appeal’s approach to tax avoidance in a case of corporate restructuring with a financing arrangement.

  9. Foreword Volume 22, Issue 6 Simon Rylatt, .

    Welcome to your latest STEP Journal, which this time puts Asia Pacific in the spotlight, and also includes a special focus on contentious trusts and estates. Before anyon…

  10. The wisdom of elders Christian Stewart, .

    Christian Stewart discusses the role of family elders in preserving the wealth of Asian families.

  11. Thinking time Martyn Gowar, .

    Liberate yourself from the tyranny of your inbox and treat yourself to some quality thinking time, urges Martyn Gowar.

  12. Disclose or withhold? James Laycock, .

    James Laycock offers a checklist of points for trustees to consider when faced with a beneficiary’s request for disclosure.

  13. We are children of the world Richard Frimston, .

    Richard Frimston highlights an anomaly in EU measures concerning inheritances due to children.

  14. The privatstiftung explained Michael Petritz and Andreas Kampitsch, .

    Michael Petritz and Andreas Kampitsch review Austria’s trust alternative.

  15. Incorporation by reference Amanda Edwards, .

    Amanda Edwards on the steps for successfully incorporating documents in a will.

  16. The battle of the titans John Harper, .

    John Harper recalls aspects of the Thyssen case, which was under way in March 2000, when he went to live and work in Bermuda.

  17. Streets ahead Hugo Struthers, Charlie Seligman and Mike Townsend, .

    Hugo Struthers, Charlie Seligman and Mike Townsend are the first chartered surveyors to become STEP members. Hannah Downie asks them what benefits STEP membership can off…