In May 2010 the Corporations Act was amended to insert Chapter 5D. This chapter created a national regulatory regime for the trustee company industry. However, there are still important state provisions that empower licensed trustee companies to ply their trade. This paper considers only those aspects of the operations of licensed trustee companies that are relevant for practitioners operating in the areas of elder law and succession law, the “traditional trustee company services".
Other papers by Lachlan Wraith
Case Law and Developments in Estates Practice (2013)
Family Provision – A Year in Review: Justice Legislation Amendment (Succession and Surrogacy) Bill 2014 and Recent Cases. (2014)
The Intersection between Family Law and Deceased Estates (2015)
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