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The Trust as a Family Holding Structure 

A trust can provide a very good solution for the long term holding and preservation of family wealth. Trusts have been used for generations for the holding and preservation of family wealth.  A trust can arise in several ways, but the most usual in the context of family wealth is either by virtue of the lifetime act of an individual, or by virtue of provisions left by an individual under his will, and so coming into effect upon his death.  General introduction of the trust as family holding It can sometimes be difficult to explain what a...

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Trust as a Family Holding Structure

Various aspects of the trust as a Family Holding Structure A trust can provide a very good solution for the long term holding and preservation of family wealth. Trusts have been used for generations for the holding and preservation of family wealth.  A trust can arise in several ways, but the most usual in the context of family wealth is either by virtue of the lifetime act of an individual, or by virtue of provisions left by an individual under his will, and so coming into effect upon his death. In Part I of this contribution general...

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