Trust Law Reform

Trust Law reform Part III - Implications for trustees

Their disclosure obligations in the new trust act will increase the reputational and liability risk of not properly engaging with investment governance practices.

Trust Law Reform Part II- You'd best be prepared if trusts bill becomes law

The proposed law changes will mean the right to have the trust properly managed, in accordance with the trust deed, is paramount. Many trustees will need to balance these considerations, and it will be difficult.

Trust law reform Part I - benefits versus costs, responsibilities

With 300,000 to 500,000 trusts operating in New Zealand, a new trusts bill introduced to Parliament earlier this year has the potential to deliver wide-ranging impacts.