Trust Law Reform
Trust Law Reform
07 October 2013 | By  Ben Morrison
On 11 September 2013, the Commission’s report was tabled in Parliament. The report recommends replacement of the Trustee Act with a new Trusts Act. It outlines 51 specific recommendations for reform... Read More →
Trust Law Reform
Trust Law Reform
07 October 2013 | By  Ben Morrison
On 11 September 2013, the Commission’s report was tabled in Parliament. The report recommends replacement of the Trustee Act with a new Trusts Act. It outlines 51 specific recommendations for reform...
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Law Commission signals shakeup for corporate trustees
Law Commission signals shakeup for corporate trustees
09 December 2012 | By  Andrew Wallace
A couple of years ago the Law Commission kicked off a comprehensive review of the law of trusts in New Zealand. The Commission has recently released a paper explaining its preferred approach to deal with the issues that it’s looked into to date, including the rules around how trusts are created, and trustees’ powers and duties. One particular set of proposals worth focussing on is those in store for corporates that act as trustees...
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