Can a Modern Legal System Do without the Trust?

TISCO Working Paper Series on Banking, Finance and Services No. 06/2010

Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 025/2010

15 Pages Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last revised: 24 Nov 2010

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Reinout M. Wibier

Tilburg Law School; Tilburg University; European Banking Center

Date Written: September 16, 2010

Abstract

This paper will argue that it is almost impossible to keep the trust out of private law in modern jurisdictions no matter how hostile the jurisdiction is to the concept of trust.

Keywords: trust, trusts, Dutch law, private law, legal owner, beneficial owner, fiduciary ownership, insolvency

Suggested Citation

Wibier, Reinout M., Can a Modern Legal System Do without the Trust? (September 16, 2010). TISCO Working Paper Series on Banking, Finance and Services No. 06/2010 , Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 025/2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1677810 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1677810

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