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Using Trusts to Protect Investments Made Abroad

This concept gets a new lease on life.

Does the use of trusts allow clients to efficiently protect investments made abroad against adverse actions of foreign states? While the trust concept existed in common law jurisdictions for many centuries,1 if asked a decade ago, this question most probably wouldn’t have attracted significant practical interest. Although by that time, trusts were already routinely used in a wide variety of international commercial and investment transactions, such use was overshadowed by their


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