Confidentiality or disclosure?
Pawlowski, Mark (2008) Confidentiality or disclosure? Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal, 96 (May). pp. 12-14. ISSN 1743-5501
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Considers the discretion of the trustees to disclose the settlor's wishes to the beneficiaries of a family discretionary trust. Discusses the confidentiality principle relating to family discretionary trusts and whether a settlor's wish letter falls within the scope of that principle. Sets out the guidance of the court in Breakspear v Ackland for trustees faced with a request for disclosure from a beneficiary.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||beneficiaries, disclosure, discretionary trusts, trustees' powers and duties,|
|Subjects:||K Law > KD England and Wales|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Law & Criminology Research Group|
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Law & Criminology
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2011 18:20|
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