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Conference Paper: Trusts in divorce: recent developments in Hong Kong

TitleTrusts in divorce: recent developments in Hong Kong
Authors
Issue Date2015
Citation
The 2015 Conference on Modern Studies in the Law of Trusts and Wealth Management: Theory and Practice, Singapore, 30-31 July 2015. How to Cite?
AbstractThe last decade has seen a rapid increase in the number of high-profile divorce cases involving wealthy individuals with substantial assets held in offshore trusts (e.g., Minwalla v Minwalla [2005] 1 FLR 771, Re B Trust [2006] JLR 562, Charman v Charman [2007] EWCA Civ 503; [2006] 1 WLR 1053; A v A and St Georges Trustees Limited [2007] EWHC 99 (Fam)). The intersection between trusts and divorce gives rise to interesting questions, both theoretical and practical. For example, trustees may encounter practical issues about whether they may be ordered to join the matrimonial proceedings, to vary an offshore trust, or to deal with the trust assets as if they were part of the matrimonial estate. These raise the theoretical question of the extent to which rules of ancillary relief ...
DescriptionConcurrent Session 1.2: Trust in a Social Context
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/217789

 

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dc.contributor.authorLee, RWC-
dc.date.accessioned2015-09-18T06:13:15Z-
dc.date.available2015-09-18T06:13:15Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationThe 2015 Conference on Modern Studies in the Law of Trusts and Wealth Management: Theory and Practice, Singapore, 30-31 July 2015.-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/217789-
dc.descriptionConcurrent Session 1.2: Trust in a Social Context-
dc.description.abstractThe last decade has seen a rapid increase in the number of high-profile divorce cases involving wealthy individuals with substantial assets held in offshore trusts (e.g., Minwalla v Minwalla [2005] 1 FLR 771, Re B Trust [2006] JLR 562, Charman v Charman [2007] EWCA Civ 503; [2006] 1 WLR 1053; A v A and St Georges Trustees Limited [2007] EWHC 99 (Fam)). The intersection between trusts and divorce gives rise to interesting questions, both theoretical and practical. For example, trustees may encounter practical issues about whether they may be ordered to join the matrimonial proceedings, to vary an offshore trust, or to deal with the trust assets as if they were part of the matrimonial estate. These raise the theoretical question of the extent to which rules of ancillary relief ...-
dc.languageeng-
dc.relation.ispartofConference on Modern Studies in the Law of Trusts and Wealth Management: Theory and Practice-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleTrusts in divorce: recent developments in Hong Kong-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailLee, RWC: rebeccalee@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authorityLee, RWC=rp01258-
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros252339-

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