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The Core Text Series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing a reliable and invaluable guide for students of law at all levels. Written by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these concise texts explain the intellectual challenges of each area of the law. The Law of Trusts provides a concise, yet academically rigorous, textbook that skilfully engages with both controversial and complex issues within the subject. James Penner provides perceptive analysis and original and thought-provoking commentary to give students an excellent grounding in what is considered to be a challenging subject. Drawing on a variety of learning features, including summaries of key issues discussed in each chapter, must-read cases, assessment questions, and carefully selected further reading, this approachable and thorough textbook equips students with the tools they need to engage critically with the subject.
The Directions series has been written with students in mind. The ideal guide as they approach the subject for the first time, this book will help them: DT Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly DT Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear DT Identify when and how to critically evaluate the law: they'll be introduced to the key areas of debate and given the confidence to question the law DT Deepen and test knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help students tackle assessments with confidence Elevate their learning: with the ground-work in place you can aspire to take learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go further Online Resources Centre An extensive Online Resource Centre provides a wide range of extra resources to further support studies, including: Student resources: DT Three video lectures presented by Gary Watt introduce key areas of debate within the subject DT General guidance on answering essay questions and problem scenarios DT Sample essay questions and problem scenarios, along with answer guidance DT Updates to the law post-publication DT Web links to further primary sources and commentary to aid your understanding DT Flashcard glossary to help test your knowlegde of key terms Lecturer resources: DT Test bank, comprising 200 multiple choice questions with answers and feedback
Rev. versions of papers originally presented at a conference held on Jan. 6-7, 1996 in Cambridge, U.K.
This fourth edition of Trusts Law has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments in the area. The authors bring a unique combination of academic rigour and hands-on commercial experience to the explanation of their subject. These practical insights are bolstered by the inclusion of a chapter showing the steps involved in the creation of a trust, illustrated by examples of actual documentation. This books is an ideal companion for both law undergraduate and GDL/CPE students. Useful features include chapter summaries, self-test exercises and suggestions for further reading.
This new edition has been considerably revised to take account of recent major statutory and case law developments. The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 introduced a significant improvement in the rights of third parties to enforce contracts. The Trustee Delegation Act 1999 and the Trustee Act 2000 have had a profound effect in updating the law concerning trustees' duties and powers. Important new cases covered include: Foskett v Mckeown (tracing); Pragon Finance Ltd v Thakerar (constructive trusts); Air Jamaica v Charlton (resulting trusts); Choithram International v Pagarani (constitution of trusts); Twinsectra Ltd v Yardley (accessory liability); Wight v Olswang (exclusion clauses); Southwood v AG (charities); Schmidt v Rosewood Trust (disclosure of trust documents); Pennington v Waine (gifts of shares); Le Foe v Le Foe (indirect contributions to family assets); Gwembe Valley Development Co Ltd v Koshy (limitation periods); Duggan v Governor of Full Sutton Prison (intention to create a trust); OT Computers Ltd v First National Tricity Finance Ltd (certainty of objects), and many more. Each chapter includes an exposition of the fundamental principles of trusts law in a readable and intelligible form, supplemented by extracts from judgments of leading cases. References to other relevant cases, statutes, articles and official reports are also incorporated where appropriate.
This well-respected textbook, offering a traditional approach to equity and trusts, has been a trusted resource for academics and students for nearly 50 years. It gives an exceptionally in-depth and thorough account of equity and trusts law, providing everything the student needs to understand the issues.
This latest edition of Moffat's Trusts Law has been fully revised and updated to cover recent statutory developments and explores the impact of a wealth of new cases including the Supreme Court decisions in Pitt v. Holt (2013), FHR European Ventures v. Cedar Capital Partners (2014) and Williams v. Central Bank of Nigeria (2014). It has been restructured to incorporate a new chapter on the internationalisation of the trust which provides an understanding of the new directions being taken in the areas of trust law and equitable remedies. Supplementary material includes an online chapter on occupational pension schemes. With suggestions for further reading guiding the student to contemporary debates, this leading textbook retains its hallmark combination of a contextualized approach and a commercial focus, and remains the serious student's textbook of choice.
This new textbook on Equity and Trusts Law has been specifically designed to cover all the main topics on undergraduate courses comprehensively but concisely. It offers a clear and accurate explanation of the law, presented in a systematic and logical order for learning and revision. The book is accessible to students new to the subject.
Cavendish lawcards are complete pocket sized guides to the key examinable areas of law. Their concise text, user-friendly layout and compact format makes them the ideal revision aid for identifying, understanding and memorizing the vital aspects of each area of law. Important features of the new edtion include: New four colour text design for easier navigation throughout each book Colour coded highlighting of cases and legislation Diagrams and flowcharts Bullet points of crucial information
This text provides students with an introduction to the basic principles of the Commonwealth Caribbean law of trusts as exemplified by the West Indian perspective.
Report for 1954 includes Record of hearings on the Uniform commercial code; 1955, Study of the Uniform commercial code; 1956, Report relating to the Uniform commercial code.
In a subject heavily reliant on the specifics of case law, Cases and Materials on Equity and Trusts provides an essential reference source for students. The tenth edition contains a diverse range of relevant and interesting cases, statutory material, academic writing, and official proposalsfor law reform. Where appropriate, legal materials are accompanied by non-legal literary texts with a view to making legal points more interesting and memorable. Gary Watt continues to combine the highly-regarded, rigorous scholarship and student-focused approach established through previous editions in his expertly-selected choice of materials and commentary. Utilizing key features as tools to assist students' learning and revision, including questions,suggestions for further reading, and notes, Gary Watt threads the broad spectrum of equity case law together with his unique flair, making it an engaging and insightful companion to a course in trusts.Online Resource CentreThe tenth edition is supported by an Online Resource Centre, offering:* Suggested answers to questions in the book* Video lectures presented by Gary Watt, introducing key areas of debate within the subject* General guidance on answering essay questions* General guidance on answering problem scenarios* Flashcard glossary of key legal terms* Updates to the law post-publication* Web links to useful websites
This book is designed for law school courses covering trusts. The cases, problems, and questions are drawn extensively from Texas materials and attempt to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of how trust creation, administration, and enforcement are handled in Texas. Resulting trusts, constructive trusts, and trust accounts are also discussed.
Trusts: Law and Practice explains the legal framework, while setting out practical guidelines for harnessing the trust form optimally. Dealing comprehensively with a wide range of topics that pertain to trusts.
This book is concerned with the development of the trust idea in common law jurisdictions, whether mainland or offshore, and in civil law jurisdictions. While trusts are important for preserving family wealth and influence, over ninety per cent of the value of trust funds is found in commercial or financial trusts, about which little has been written. It is interest in the latter type of trust that is likely to lead to the development of the trust idea in European mainland jurisdictions, especially as the economic destinies of European jurisdictions become increasingly intertwined and as the Hague Convention on the Recognition of Trusts comes to be implemented. In this volume the work of leading trust scholars in Canada, England, the USA, Germany and Japan is brought together to explore key issues in trust law, until now not covered in any single resource: the full elasticity of the trust concept; the variety and significance of commercial or financial trusts; the scope for reforming trust law in various jurisdictions to make it more economically efficient in assisting in the preservation and generation of wealth; the potential for the development of a core trust concept in civil law jurisdictions as a special part of the law of obligations, without any need to create equitable proprietary interests in favour of beneficiaries. Modern International Developments in Trust Law will be of interest not only to academic trust lawyers and comparative lawyers, but to common law and civil law practitioners, whether interested in taking advantage of foreign trust laws, or in developing in their local jurisdictions new ideas obtained from foreign jurisdictions.
"Alastair Hudson's Equity and Trusts is an ideal textbook for undergraduate courses on the law of trusts and equitable remedies. It provides a clear, current and comprehensive account of the subject through which the author's enthusiasm and expertise shine through, helping to bring to life an area of the law which students often find challenging.Beginning with the core principles, Professor Hudson reinforces the key points by means of clear examples throughout each chapter, helping students to build and develop their own knowledge of equity and trusts. A set of lively, discursive essays reflecting on the law then begin to outline the broader political, social and economic context of the subject and encourage the reader to begin to engage with their own critical analysis. Although aimed at Students, Alastair Hudson is also the author of a practitioner text and brings that experience and detail to Equity and Trusts, which has now come to be cited in courts across different jurisdictions.The seventh editionis supported by a companion website which includes:over 50 short podcast lectures by the author discussing and clarifying key topics from within the book, which cover an entire course; a set of brief video documentaries filmed on location which provide context and bring to life selected key topics; a brief introductory video presentation from the author introducing the viewer to the subject of Equity and Trusts and to the book in particular"--
Trusts Law in Australia, now in its fourth edition, provides a comprehensive and scholarly analysis of modern trusts law.The structure is unchanged from previous editions and the 12 chapters cover all the topics expected of a book on the law of trusts - express trusts, charitable trusts, voluntary trusts, resulting trusts, constructive trusts, writing and related requirements, the rules against perpetuities and accumulations, life tenants, remaindermen, tracing, and the duties, liabilities, powers, rights, appointments, retirement and removal of trustees.Professor Denis Ong's invaluable and important analysis addresses conceptual anomalies in the law, and interprets and critiques a large number of judicial decisions. Each chapter finishes with a summary of relevant legal principles, making the book unusually accessible.Since the publication of the third edition in 2007, a number of significant cases have been decided in the area of trusts:In relation to apparently explicit declarations of trust , Byrnes v Kendle (2011) 243 CLR 253 has changed the law laid down in the earlier High Court decision of Commissioner of Stamp Duties (Qld) v Jolliffe (1920) 28 CLR 178. The decision in Jolliffe had been unchallenged in more than 90 years. In the area of the fiduciary's accountability for bribes taken in breach of fiduciary duty, two recent decisions are included: Sinclair Investments (UK) Ltd v Versailles Trade Finance Ltd (in administrative receivership)  3 WLR 1153 and the contrary opinion of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in Grimaldi v Chameleon Mining NL (No 2)  FCAFC 6. In the area of charitable trusts discussion of Aid/Watch Incorporated v Federal Commissioner of Taxation (2010) 241 CLR 539 is included. The impact of the Personal Property Security Act 2009 (Cth) on Romalpa clauses is also discussed.
If you're serious about exam success, it's time to Concentrate! Equity and Trusts Concentrate is the essential study and revision guide for law students looking for extra marks. The clear, succinct coverage enables you to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of this area of law and helps you to succeed in exams. This guide has been rigorously reviewed and is endorsed by students and lecturers for level of coverage, accuracy, and exam advice. Online Resource Centre:Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam QandAs, and more, Equity and Trusts Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/): * Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test* Test your knowledge with the multiple choice questions and receive feedback on your answers* Improve your essay skills using the outline answers and annotated answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer* Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards* Learn the important terms and definitions using the interactive glossary* Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts lists* Explore the subject in more depth with extensive further reading recommendations* Extend your knowledge with bonus online material on four of the chapters in the book* Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster