Live Webinar: Inter Vivos Discretionary Trusts: The Drafting Toolkit

 

Date:  Monday 20th November 2017 – Online:
Vic, NSW, ACT, Tas:  3pm to 5pm 
SA: 2.30pm to 4.30pm  WA: 12noon to 2pm  
NT: 1.30pm to 3.30pm  Qld: 2pm to 4pm

 ABOUT THE WEBINAR
A vital skill for any good commercial lawyer is knowing how to draft family trusts that work. It’s often harder than you might think. This practical session looks at how to draft some of the more difficult provisions in discretionary family trusts. It covers:

  • Understanding the purpose behind the trust – an essential drafting precursor
  • Drafting problem areas and hot spots:
    • beneficiaries
    • powers, capital and income
    • financial issues
    • personal interests and liabilities
    • appointment and removal
    • notional settlor provisions
    • streaming provisions
  • Practical case study examples
 PRESENTER
Our presenter

Scott Whitla, Partner, McCullough Robertson, Brisbane

As an accredited specialist in succession law, Scott specialises in all aspects of succession planning, estate administration and estate and trust litigation.  He manages the firm’s Equity and Private Client team, having been made a Partner in 2009. His clients include high-net worth individuals, accountants, financial advisers and other legal firms and their clients.

Scott assists clients to find effective succession planning solutions which protect and preserve assets for the intended beneficiaries, while also minimising the taxation and stamp duty implications which might otherwise arise.  He is a leading lawyer in the area of preparing, interpreting and contesting wills, administering deceased estates and applications to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Scott also assists clients with estate administration and estate litigation.  In addition to his substantial experience in these areas, Scott is also an expert on guardianship and administration issues, including matters involving questions of capacity, and the validity of transactions and decisions made under enduring powers of attorney.

Scott is a regular speaker for the Queensland Law Society, Television Education Network and the Taxation Institute of Australia.  He is also a qualified mediator.

 WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This webinar is suitable for in-House Counsel and lawyers practising in business law – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

 CPD CERTIFICATE

Live webinar delegates will receive a CPD certificate for attendance at this webinar.  Lawyers can claim up to 2 CPD [CLE] units/points – substantive law.  This webinar has been designed to run for 2 hours, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion, and the minimum length of the webinar is 1.5 hours.

 ENQUIRIES/ASSISTANCE
If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au

Attending a TEN webinar couldn’t be easier. Basically it’s just like attending a seminar except that you don’t have to leave the comfort of your office or home. You just need to be available at the appointed date and time with your computer and internet connection.

Once you’ve registered for the webinar, we send you a link so that you can login to the webinar from your computer. The speaker delivers the session from their computer in real time. Just like a live seminar, you can ask questions of the speaker. You simply type your question into the question box and the speaker responds to it during question time.
At the end of the webinar session we send you a certificate to confirm your attendance and the number of CPD hours you earned.

You will need a computer with sound, an internet connection and earphones if you need to participate in the webinar in an open office environment (so you don’t disrupt those around you).

Product Code: RBLNOV17
 Price:   $253.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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