Trust Law and Practice
Dr Olivier, author of the first edition of Trust Law and Practice played a significant role in the development of the law of trusts in South Africa. Gert van den Berg worked closely with Dr Olivier in their law
Dr Olivier, author of the first edition of Trust Law and Practice played a significant role in the development of the law of trusts in South Africa. Gert van den Berg worked closely with Dr Olivier in their law practice and has vast practical experience in the field of estate planning and the law of trusts. Gert van den Berg also contributed to the first edition, writing the chapter on taxation.
Stefan Strydom's qualifications and experience incorporate both the accountancy and legal professions, giving him a unique insight into Trust Law. Strydom has aimed to provide a practical application of a highly complex theoretical subject, making this work an accessible and functional reference.
The most up-to-date Practicalities of Trust Law The first edition of Trust Law was published to great acclaim in 1990. But immense changes to the legal landscape have taken place since 1990, and the laws pertaining to trusts and trustees have been amended.
The long awaited second edition of Trust Law and Practice is the most up-to-date reference on Trust Law, covering all major areas of trust law including tax law and Capital Gains Tax.
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Table of contents
- Trust Law and Practice
Chapter 1 - Introduction and history
Chapter 2 - The elements of a trust
Chapter 3 - The trustee
Chapter 4 - The beneficiary
Chapter 5 - Classification of trusts
Chapter 6 - Capita selectae in the law of trusts
Chapter 7 - Trusts and the law of taxation
Chapter 8 - The trust as a practical instrument in estate planning
Chapter 9 - The trust deed/instrument
Annexure A - Business entities - a comparison
Annexure B - Tax consequences resulting from the disposal of a commercial building when held in different business entities
Annexure C - Should growth assets still be transferred to a trust?
Annexure D - Documents required for the registration of a trust:
- The Act
- Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988