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Wilberforce STEP Cayman Seminar

Monday 17 September 2018 (1.0 CPD)
5.30 - 6.30pm followed by drinks

The George Town Yacht Club, Upstairs Function Room, 606 North Sound Road, George Town, Grand Cayman

We are pleased to partner with STEP Cayman to deliver a seminar to members on topical issues relating to trusts law. The talks are detailed below:

TALK 1: 5.30pm – 5.50pm

Trustees’ mistakes: the offshore experience – Michael Ashdown

  • Codified Hastings-Bass rules: Bermuda, Bahamas and Jersey – and Cayman next?
  • Recent offshore developments in mistake
  • Is a breach of fiduciary duty required? M v St Anne’s Trustees

TALK 2: 5.50pm – 6.10pm

Recent developments in proprietary claims and attacking and defending trusts – Jonathan Hilliard QC

  • Cayman and Bermudan developments in defending trusts from attack- when can trustees defend against outsiders and what are the consequences?
  • Money paid out of trusts in breach of trust- when do tracing claims run into problems?

TALK 3: 6.10pm – 6.30pm

Trustee indemnities and retention of assets – Tiffany Scott QC

  • What is the nature of a trustee’s indemnity?
  • How far can trustees go in retaining trust property to meet future claims and other expenses?
  • How can beneficiaries challenge decisions to retain?
  • Practical considerations for trustees and beneficiaries

Please email seminars@wilberforce.co.uk if you would like to RSVP or have any questions.