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The risk of ‘misusing’ trusts: some lessons from the Italian experience

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In the course of the past decade, several European legislatures have introduced devices into their legal systems that are functionally similar to trusts, including the Czech Republic, which has introduced a new set of provisions into its new Civil Code. Such developments are sometimes accompanied by fears that trusts might be misused or abused. Some of the concerns commonly raised about trusts are that trustees could misappropriate trust property to the detriment of beneficiaries, or that tru...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Law
Sub department:
Law Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Kluwer Law International
Journal:
European Review of Private Law More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
6
Pages:
1119-1139
Publication date:
2016-12-01
Acceptance date:
2016-07-24
ISSN:
0928-9801
Pubs id:
pubs:635323
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uuid:1f35901b-3d41-4d01-8358-76d88edbe14a
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pubs:635323
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635323
Deposit date:
2016-07-24

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