The firm deals with the issues underlying the establishment of trusts and trust asset management in general.

The formation of a trust requires careful planning and legal advice to ensure that the trust complies with local laws and regulations as well as the settlor’s intentions. Issues underlying formation include determining beneficiaries, selecting trustees, defining the trustee’s powers and obligations, and choosing the most appropriate jurisdiction for the trust.

Once the trust is established, a number of issues arise related to the management and administration of the trust assets. These include investment management, distribution of income and capital to beneficiaries, tax administration, and regulatory compliance. Decisions made by the trustee must be guided by the interests of the beneficiaries and must comply with the fiduciary obligations imposed by law.

In addition, trust asset management issues may include dispute resolution between beneficiaries and trustee, interpretation of trust provisions, monitoring of investment performance, and estate planning. It is essential that the trustee act in good faith and in the best interests of the beneficiaries, avoiding conflicts of interest and negligent behavior.
Tax issues are another important area of concern in trust asset management, with implications for both settlor and beneficiaries. It is important to carefully plan the trust’s tax structure to maximize tax benefits and minimize the impact of taxes on trust assets.

In summary, the issues underlying trust formation and trust asset management require a thorough understanding of applicable laws and regulations, as well as careful planning and expert advice to ensure that the desired objectives are achieved.