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Foundation Certificate in Trusts Law and Management Course 2021 – Session 1.1

The IFSP Foundation Certificate in Trusts Law and Management course will be starting on the 27th of April 2021. The course will kick off with Dr Max Ganado’s introductory lecture followed by Prof Meryl Thomas who will handle the lectures on General Principles.

 

The IFSP Certificate in Trusts Law and Management is recognised by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the leading international professional association in the trusts field, as equivalent to its own Foundation Certificate. This provides holders of the IFSP Certificate with distinct advantages.

 

This year is the seventh time Prof Thomas will be lecturing for the IFSP ‘s trusts course. Prof Thomas has lectured at Birmingham City University and the Truman Bodden Law School in the Cayman Islands, and is Visiting Professor at both the Universite Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense and the Institute of Law in Jersey.

 

The remainder of the 25 lectures in the course will be delivered by some of Malta’s leading practitioners in the field, including Dr Max Ganado, Dr Anthony Cremona and Mr Malcolm Becker. The course is designed to give practitioners, be they new entrants or more experienced but looking to add trust services to their offering, a solid basis in trusts. In fact, the IFSP Foundation Certificate in Trusts Law and Management is recognised by STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, the leading international association in this area) at equivalent to its own Foundation Certificate.

 

The course lectures will be held on average on two days a week, followed by an examination on the 3rd of July.

 

Who is the Course aimed at?
The course is open to accountants, auditors, lawyers, bankers and professionals in the financial services industry.

 

What is it aimed for?
We recommend that professionals providing, or who intend to provide trustee or trust administration services, should attend this course.

 

How many CPE hours are allocated to this course? 
This course reaches the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks of the MIA and so it is accredited with 32.5 Core CPE Hours.

In addition…
We are giving all attendees free Associate Membership with our Institute until the end of this year.

 

Day Title Lecturer Date Start End
1.1 Introduction to Course; Trusts – A Species of Fiduciary Obligations Dr Max Ganado Tuesday, 27 April 2021 15:00 16:30
1.2 Definition, Types of Trusts and the Commercial Uses of Trusts Dr Max Ganado Tuesday, 27 April 2021 17:00 19:00
2.1 General Principles of Trusts: 1 Prof Meryl Thomas Wednesday, 28 April 2021 15:30 18:30
3.1 General Principles of Trusts: 2 Prof Meryl Thomas Thursday, 29 April 2021 15:30 18:30
4.1 General Principles of Trusts: 3 Prof Meryl Thomas Tuesday, 04 May 2021 15:30 18:30
5.1 General Principles of Trusts: 4 Prof Meryl Thomas Thursday, 06 May 2021 15:30 18:30
6.1 Beneficiaries Dr Rachael Cassar Torregiani Tuesday, 11 May 2021 15:30 16:30
6.2 The Trustee and the Protector Ms Ruth Vella Tuesday, 11 May 2021 17:00 18:00
7.1 Variation and Revocation of Trusts; Court Powers Ms Ruth Vella Thursday, 13 May 2021 15:30 16:30
7.2 Recognition of Trusts Ms Ruth Vella Thursday, 13 May 2021 17:00 18:00
8.1 Tutorial Dr Anthony Cremona Tuesday, 18 May 2021 15:30 17:00
9.1 Miscellaneous Issues – Constructive, implied and resulting trusts, self dealing Dr Anthony Cremona Thursday, 20 May 2021 15:30 16:30
9.2 Drafting Issues Dr Anthony Cremona Thursday, 20 May 2021 17:00 19:00
10.1 Accounting for Trusts Jonathan Dingli Tuesday, 25 May 2021 15.30 16.30
10.2 Taxation on Trusts Dr Robert Attard Tuesday, 25 May 2021 17.00 18.00
11.1 Regulation and PTC Dr Anthony Cremona Thursday, 27 May 2021 15:30 16:30
11.2 The Settlor Dr Max Ganado Thursday, 27 May 2021 17:00 18:00
14.1 Directors, Shareholders and other Officers Dr Malcolm Falzon Wednesday, 02 June 2021 15:30 16:30
13.1 The International Asset Holding Company Dr Annalise Papa Thursday, 03 June 2021 10:30 11:30
13.2 International Corporate Services Dr Philip Mifsud Thursday, 03 June 2021 17:00 18:00
12.1 The International Financial Industry Malcolm Becker Tuesday, 08 June 2021 15:30 16:30
12.2 Modern Uses of International Trusts Malcolm Becker Tuesday, 08 June 2021 17:00 18:00
15.1 Revision lecture Dr Anthony Cremona Thursday, 10 June 2021 15:30 17:00
16.1 Exam Saturday, 03 July 2021 09:00 12:00

 

Anyone interested in this course may register below and for further information please contact us on events@ifsp.org.mt. As an added bonus for course participants who are not IFSP members, the fee also covers an Associate Membership with our Institute until the end of the year.

 

We are offering this course ONLINE, so you can gain some new knowledge from the comfort of your own home.

 

Get qualified from home right now, and be prepared for whatever the future throws at you!

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27th April 2021 - 27th April 2021
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Simon Gatt
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