Setting up a Trust in Nigeria

Setting up a Trust in Nigeria

December 25, 2019

A trust is an arrangement where a person’s gives another party the legal right to manage his/her assets for the benefit of another person. A trust can be a property, a bond, mutual funds or even stock.

To set up a trust, the first step is to;

  1. Appoint a trustee. A trustee can be a company or group of individuals or an individual or a firm.
  2. State the type of trust you are interested in. There are various types of trusts such as private trust, corporate trust and public trust.
  3. Transfer the assets to the trustee. This is an important aspect and it can either be a revocable or an irrevocable trust.

 

 

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