Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Hague Trusts Convention by Jonathan Harris

Trusts cross borders. When they do, real difficulties may arise. Will the understanding of what a trust is be different in a foreign state? Will the rights, powers and duties of the trustee and settlor be the same? What rights will the beneficiary be able to assert? Which legal system will be applied to the trust? Whithin what limits? What if the trust needs to be recognized in a state which does not have the institution of the trust in its domestic law? The Hague Trusts Convention, enacted into English law by the Recognition of Trusts Act 1987, seeks to ameliorate the situation by providing harmonized choice of law rules for "trusts created voluntarily and evidenced in writing". It also provides for the recognition of trusts in contracting states. Those contracting states should recognize the trust, even if they do not have the institution in their domestic law. This text ananlyses the Convention. It is aimed at academics and practitioners; at private international lawyers and at trust lawyers. Frequent reference is made to the position in civil law states and other trust states.

Buy The Hague Trusts Convention by Jonathan Harris from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781841131108
ISBN-10: 1841131105
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 42mm)
Pages: 578
Imprint: Hart Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 4-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - The Hague Trusts Convention by Jonathan Harris

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Hague Trusts Convention book by Jonathan Harris and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Jonathan Harris

Jonathan Harris is Professor of International Commercial Law at the University of Birmingham.

Books By Jonathan Harris

Constantinople by Jonathan Harris
Paperback, February 2017
$35.99
Lost World of Byzantium by Jonathan Harris
Paperback, September 2016
$29.69
Master of Ceremonies by Jonathan Harris
Paperback, March 2016
$27.67
Byzantium and the Crusades by Jonathan Harris
Hardback, September 2014
$126.00