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(p. 15) 2. Trusts in Context 

(p. 15) 2. Trusts in Context
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(p. 15) 2. Trusts in Context
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Gary Watt

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10.1093/he/9780198737650.003.0002
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date: 17 October 2019

Titles in the Casebook on series provide readers with a comprehensive selection of case law extracts for their studies. Extracts have been chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts and to show how legal principles are developed. This chapter examines the peculiar commercial device known as the ‘Quistclose trust’. It discusses the difference between private trust and ‘governmental’ trust; trust and taxation; trust contrasted with other legal ideas; and the recognition of trusts in other jurisdictions.

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