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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Italy: community foundation and trust

Vincenzo Bancone.

in Trusts & Trustees

July 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 3075 words.

The Italian community foundation has some weaknesses which are still unsolved, such as the quest for more appropriate ways to ensure efficient and transparent donation gathering, the...

Lost in translation: community property and the common law trust

Gilead Cooper.

in Trusts & Trustees

November 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 3602 words.

Civil Law systems of law do not, in general, recognize trusts. Common Law systems do not impose a regime of ‘community property’ on married couples. What happens when these two incompatible...

Protecting assets from divorce—trusts and nuptial agreements: offshore trusts and community property

Toby Graham.

in Trusts & Trustees

August 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 10442 words.

The Supreme Court’s decision in Radmacher v Granatino gave a cautious green light to pre-nuptial agreements. It explains that provided safeguards are followed, they ought to be given...

Community property versus the firewall: a warning to trustees and their advisers

Shân Warnock-Smith.

in Trusts & Trustees

May 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 1711 words.

Experience over the 25 or so years since their first introduction has shown that the ‘firewall’ legislation adopted by the international financial centres, including those which have always...

Succession in Saudi Arabia

Andreas Haberbeck.

in Trusts & Trustees

February 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 1064 words.

This article gives an overview of the laws on succession, forced heirship and community property in Saudi Arabia.

The role of foundations in international anti-money laundering

Wouter H. Muller.

in Trusts & Trustees

May 2007; p ublished online March 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 5966 words.

Money laundering is a serious crime that destabilizes society. The author focuses on the measures undertaken by the international community to combat money laundering and analyses a...

Panama: charities as a cornerstone to society

Alvaro Aguilar-Alfu.

in Trusts & Trustees

July 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 3077 words.

This article describes how charities are regulated in Panama. Charitable institutions which benefit the community are granted special tax benefits. For entities receiving these benefits,...

Durable powers of attorney—views across the ocean

Lyat Eyal, David I Faust and Rebecca B Pasternak.

in Trusts & Trustees

April 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 2559 words.

Abstract

The worldwide elderly population grows annually. Life expectancy is increasing in modern societies, requiring governments to adjust various services...

Planners beware: hidden property rights in China

Lusina Ho.

in Trusts & Trustees

May 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 3454 words.

The past decade has witnessed an increasing growth of Chinese clients seeking advice in international wealth planning. This has brought the doctrines of community property and joint marital...

Charitable trusts

Richard Clements and Ademola Abass.

in Complete Equity and Trusts

August 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trusts Law. 26371 words.

Titles in the Complete series combine extracts from a wide range of primary materials with clear explanatory text to provide readers with a complete introductory resource. This chapter on...

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Charitable trusts

Richard Clements and Ademola Abass.

in Complete Equity and Trusts

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trusts Law. 27147 words.

Titles in the Complete series combine extracts from a wide range of primary materials with clear explanatory text to provide readers with a complete introductory resource. This chapter on...

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The legal definition of ‘charity’

Sarah Wilson.

in Todd & Wilson's Textbook on Trusts & Equity

April 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trusts Law. 20610 words.

Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provide an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter focuses on the legal definition of ‘charity’....

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Foundations and cooperatives: a new approach

Harry Wiggin and Wesley George.

in Trusts & Trustees

July 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 1783 words.

The island country of Anguilla has been no less affected by the global economic downturn than any other. Enterprising members of the Anguillian community play a critical role in sustaining...

European perspectives for European Foundations

Tobias Vahlpahl.

in Trusts & Trustees

July 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 3127 words.

The economies of Europe face one of their severest crises since the foundation of the first European Community. For several reasons it seems somewhat more likely that the reaction to this...

Charitable trusts

J E Penner.

in The Law of Trusts

June 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trusts Law. 13705 words.

Titles in the Core Text series take the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing focused, concise, and reliable guides for students at all levels. This chapter focuses on...

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The Economic Structure of Trusts

M. W. Lau.

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Trusts Law. 240 pages.

This book provides an economic account of why trusts exist and how trust law should be shaped. The trust is a key legal institution in the common law world but it has been neglected by the...

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Testing the orthodoxy of Akers v Samba

Daniel A. Harris.

in Trusts & Trustees

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Trusts Law. 5076 words.

Abstract

In Akers v Samba, a trustee, in breach of trust, transferred legal title to shares forming the subject matter of the trust fund to a bona fide purchas...

Fiduciary Principles in International Law

Evan J. Criddle.

in The Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law

May 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Trusts Law; International Law. 10239 words.

This chapter explores how fiduciary principles have shaped international law from colonial times to the present. Fiduciary principles are evident not only in the text of the League of...

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