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trust and corresponding institutions in the civil law. by Christain de Wulf

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Published by E. Bruylant in Bruxelles .
Written in English


  • Trusts and trustees -- Europe.,
  • Civil law -- Europe.

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Edition Notes

StatementForeword by Jean Limpens.
ContributionsCentre interuniversitaire de droit comparé.
LC ClassificationsKF 730 W96 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination201 p.
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17370672M

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The trust and corresponding institutions in the civil law: a comparative study with special reference to the law of France Author: Wulf, Christian G. de Awarding Body: University of Oxford Current Institution: University of Oxford Date of Award. Law. The trust presupposes neither equity nor divided ownership."5 When conceptualising the trust in a civil law system, one must decide which elements of the English trust are essential, and which are purely the byproduct of unique legal and social practices developed over the Size: KB. between common law and civil law systems. 1" The phrase "offshore trust" describes an international trust in a jurisdiction whose trust services are promoted abroad and where trust legislation is used as a marketing aid.'2 About 30 jurisdictions were termed "offshore" in Cited by: 1. 3 Trusts in Common Law and Civil Law. Abstract. This paper deals with common law trusts and their adoption in civil law jurisdictions. It analyses whether common law trusts in fact have a Roman origin and why the trust concept, understood as a matter of property law,conflicts with major civilian property law principles.

In fact, since the trust has matured in a juridical environment completely different from that of continental law, the attempt at reconstruction of the trust by the use of typical institutes of the civil law system would be destined to failure. Problems may occur if the implementation of a new institute is undertaken with the assumptions that. testamentary trust is an irrevocable trust. The main focus of this book is on that type of trust. However, the revocable inter vivos trusts will be briefly mentioned as it relates to the testamentary trusts. Most of the legal issues surrounding the law of trusts come from challenges to the creation and implementation of the by: 6. estates and trusts: an overview During the early 's in England landowners found it advantageous to convey the legal title of their land to third parties while retaining the benefits of ownership. Because they were not the real "owners" of the land, and wealth was primarily measured by the amount of land owned, they were immune from. TRUST AND THE CIVIL LAW Ignacio Arroyo Martinez* SCOPE The trust is the most distinctive institution of the Anglo-Saxon legal codes. Thus, one can understand the legitimate discomfort that a jurist foreign to the common law system, and more precisely, a LatinCited by: 2.

The law of obligations is one branch of private law under the civil law legal system and so-called "mixed" legal systems. It is the body of rules that organizes and regulates the rights and duties arising between individuals. The specific rights and duties are referred to as obligations, and this area of law deals with their creation, effects and extinction. Civil Law Trusts in Latin America 1. In General The idea that a patrimony can be created and adopt an independent existence from its owner in order to serve a particular purpose is common to both Anglo-American and Latin American law. The institution of the trust andFile Size: KB. A better understanding of the functions of trust law has substan-tial practical importance today. This is particularly obvious in Europe. Increasing numbers of civil law countries have adopted trust-like insti-tutions, important efforts are underway to promote recognition. In law a trust is a relationship where property is held by one party for the benefit of another party. A trust is created by the owner, also called a "settlor", "trustor" or "grantor" who transfers property to a trustee. The trustee holds that property for the trust's beneficiaries. Trusts exist mainly in common law jurisdictions. They have existed since Roman times.