This book is an up-to-date and detailed guide on the law of Equity and Trusts. Complex topics are explained clearly and succinctly, featuring in-depth discussions on relevant case law. Written in a lively manner, the author provides helpful analogies and memorable references to history and literature. Readers are encouraged to engage with the subject and think critically about central issues. The author has brilliantly outlined a clear distinction between commentary and cases, highlighting controversial areas. This effectively provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of this area of law. Trusts, Trustees and Equitable Remedies - Text and Materials provides a comparative approach towards examining developments from the US and Commonwealth jurisdictions, thus allowing readers to effectively compare Singapore perspectives within a global context. This will serve as an invaluable resource to practitioners and in-house counsel.
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Equity and Trusts in Singapore Chapter 2: Trusts and Powers Chapter 3: Requirements of a Trust Chapter 4: Creation of Express Private Trusts Chapter 5: Beneficiaries Chapter 6: Resulting Trusts Chapter 7: Constructive Trusts Chapter 8: Private Purpose Trusts Chapter 9: Charitable Trusts Chapter 10: Appointment, Retirement, Removal of, and Payments to, Trustees Chapter 11: Obligations of Trustees Chapter 12: Fiduciary Duties of Trustees Chapter 13: Powers to Trustees Chapter 14: Variation of Trusts Chapter 15: Liability for Breach of Trust Chapter 16: Protection and Defences for Trustees/li> Chapter 17: Proprietary Claims and Remedies Chapter 18: Personal Claims and Remedies Chapter 19: Equitable Remedies Chapter 20: Trusts and the Conflict of Laws