The use of trusts relative to onshore jurisdictions

Thanks to our team of civil law trained specialists and qualified common law and trusts professionals, we have expertise in the use of trusts with civil law countries. The settlor, the assets and some of the beneficiaries could be located in a civil law country such as France, Italy, Switzerland, and Russia. 

In addition, whilst many trusts remain offshore, more and more settlors or beneficiaries of existing trusts want to have a trust structure which complies with the regulations of their own country of residence, so that it can be disclosed in that country, whilst mitigating the tax and inheritance impacts.