When Two Worlds Collide: Offshore Trusts And Arbitration

Disputes over family trusts and succession are increasingly common for a number of reasons including family fragmentation, economic turmoil, and a more assertive group of next generation beneficiaries. But when fall-outs occur, how can families ensure that their personal affairs are not aired in a public court process? Despite the offshore world's reputation for secrecy, even the courts in jurisdictions with established trust industries do not guarantee that every family trust dispute will be heard in private.

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