[Webinar] Trust Training Certificate (TTC) - Unit 4: Other Estate Planning Vehicles


This is Unit 4 of the training programme in pursuing the ''Trust Training Certificate".

It consists of two modules:

Module 7: Other Estate Planning / Succession Vehicles
Module 8: Trust Protection Issues

For the topics to cover, please refer to the content section below.

If the participant is intended to pursue the "Trust Training Certificate", he / she is required to take "TTC Unit 1: Introduction to Trusts" and "TTC Unit 2: Types of Trusts and When Appropriate" prior to attending this course.

Content Highlight

Other Estate Planning/Succession Vehicles

1. Descriptions of the nature of
     - Holding companies within trusts (cover prohibition on trusts as shareholders of HK companies)
     - Insurance & ILIT (requirements re “insurability” and restrictions on changes to ILIT’s
     - Wills
     - Prenuptial agreements
     - Gifts
     - Loans

2. Uses and appropriateness in estate planning

Trust protection issues

  1. Third party creditors
  2. Marriage breakdown protection issues (recent court cases)
  3. Protection of accrued benefits, e.g. share plans & under MPF

Who Should Attend

The course is primarily targeted to those who would like to pursue the "Trust Training Certificate" in order to apply for the Hong Kong Trustees' Association Certified Trust Practitioner™ designation.

It is also relevant to those who would like to gain a solid understanding of the course subject matter and / or those who plan to enter into the Trust industry sector.

Instructor / Speaker

Richard GRASBY

Mr. Richard Grasby is the Founder of RDG Fiduciary Services Limited. He is a lawyer admitted in England and Wales, the Cayman Islands and the BVI. He is a member of the STEP Hong Kong branch executive committee and a former chair of the branch. He is a member of the steering committees for both the STEP Business Families and the International Client Special Interest Groups. He is a member of the Hong Kong Trustees Association and the Hong Kong Institute of Directors. He has 20 years of experience working with global clients in respect of trusts, estate planning, diversified asset holding structures and related regulatory matters. He has been based in Hong Kong since 2009 and previously worked in the Cayman Islands, London and Jersey.

Administrative Details

Date & Time
Tuesday, 13 Apr 2021 (06:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Virtual Platform
SFC:3.00, PWMA:3.00, LawSociety:2.50, HKTA:3.00