Trust eSpeaking

Trust eSpeaking is published electronically at the beginning of March and September each year by NZ Law for its member firms.

Trust eSpeaking covers stories of interest to trustees and professionals advising on asset protection and trusts, and also includes commentary on recent case law.

2017

Trust espeaking February

Today we’ve published the Autumn edition of Trust e-speaking, we hope you find the articles both useful & interesting.

Inside:

Trusts Bill: some key proposals

Will Your Business Survive if You Don’t? Planning is the key

Looking After Your Inheritance - Keep it Protected

If you’d like to talk more on any of these topics, or of course on any other legal issue, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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2016

Trust Espeaking September

Today we’ve published the Spring edition of Trust eSpeaking; we hope you find the articles both interesting and useful.

Inside:

- Beneficiaries entitlement to trust information: A frustration for trustees

- Trusts under attack by former spouses and partners: Trustees need to be cautious

- Foreign trusts: Tightening up the rules

If you’d like to talk more on any of these topics, or on any other legal issue, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Trust eSpeaking February

Today we’ve published the Autumn edition of Trust eSpeaking, although its a little daunting to think of Autumn whilst we’re in the middle of this amazing summer.

We hope you find the articles in Trust both interesting & useful.

Inside:

- Increase in Claims on Estates: How you can help avoid a claim on your own Estate

- Your Will: Who pays for your funeral?

- Parallel Trusts: Could be the best option for you

If you’d like to talk more on any of these topics, or on any other legal issue, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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2015

Trust Espeaking Spring 2015 September

Today we publish the Spring 2015 edition of Trust eSpeaking. We hope you find the articles both interesting and helpful.

Inside:

Should you change your trustees? Always good to review

Worthy causes: Will your charitable donations reach the right people?

Trusts Update: A trust will need to have an IRD number to buy & sell residential property from 1st October 2015 - Companies acting as corporate trustees: 28th October is a critical date - Complying trusts

If you would like to talk more on any of these topics, or any other legal issue, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Trust E-Speaking Summer 2015 February

​Today we’ve published the Summer 2015 edition of Trust eSpeaking. We hope you enjoy reading this e-newsletter.

Inside:

- Protecting your digital assets

- Duties of an Attorney under an Enduring Power of Attorney

- FATCA and New Zealand Trusts: Many trusts may require registration with the United States IRS under the FATCA regime

If you’d like to talk more on any of these topics, or indeed any other legal issue, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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2014

Trust eSpeaking Issue 19: Spring 2014 September

Dying without a Will? Messy, expensive and time-consuming. Common Intention Constructive Trusts: The new weapon of trust law? Importance of an ‘Independent’ Trustee: Reduces risk.

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Trust eSpeaking Issue 18: Summer-Autumn 2014 February

Risks for Trustees: Health and safety, and other laws, can affect trustees. When a Trustee Loses Capacity: Removing and replacing incapacitated trustees. Looking into the Election Crystal Ball: A change in government may have implications for your trust.

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