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Ouch

In Davis v White (see You aren’t my beneficiary – are you??) a trust was found to have failed by reason of uncertainty. The second hearing of the matter related to costs and is a sobering tale for trustees. Mrs White who incurred significant costs (AUD 40,893 and $85,369.50 in New Zealand, plus disbursements) said that the proceedings could … Continue reading

Breaches of trust will not be rewarded – not even a little bit

The decision in Adlam v Savage, which relates to a breach do trust is a hard read.  However, it is worth persevering to appreciate the practical issues associated with the remedies available when a trustee profits from a trust or fiduciary relationship. In Adlam v Savage Ms Adlam received over $14 million from exploiting knowledge … Continue reading

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