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Monday, July 7, 2014

Conference Announced: Modern Studies in the Law of Trusts and Wealth Management: Theory and Practice

SMUsgThe School of Law, Singapore Management University, York Law School and the Singapore Academy of Law will convene a conference entitled “Modern Studies in the Law of Trusts and Wealth Management: Theory and Practice” from 30-31 July 2015 in Singapore.

The theme of the conference is “Present Trends and Future Challenges in the Law of Trusts and Wealth Management.” Scholars working in the fields of trust law and wealth management are invited to submit proposals addressing the conference theme.  The organisers are particularly keen to hear from Asian scholars and young scholars in the field.

Confirmed speakers include Sir Launcelot Henderson J, Matthew Conaglen (Sydney), Richard Nolan (York),  Lionel Smith (McGill), Lusina Ho (HKU), Rebecca Lee (HKU), Simone Degeling (UNSW), Matthew Harding (Melbourne), Peter Turner (Cambridge), James Penner (NUS), Francesco Schurr (Liechtenstein), Pauline Ridge (ANU), Tony Molloy QC (Shortland Chambers), Tang Hang Wu (SMU), Kelvin Low (SMU) and David Pollard (Freshfields).

Presenters will be expected to meet their own travel costs and to pay the conference registration fee of S$500 (excluding Goods and Services Tax of 7%). If you would like to offer a paper, please submit a working title and an abstract (of no more than 1500 words) by 31 August 2014 by email to Richard Nolan richard.nolan@york.ac.uk , Tang Hang Wu hwtang@smu.edu.sg and Kelvin Low kelvinlow@smu.edu.sg

Papers will be selected on the basis of quality, extent of engagement with the conference theme and fit with other papers being presented at the conference. Authors are welcome to offer more than one paper (although only one paper per author will be accepted).

The Conference website can be found here: https://law.smu.edu.sg/conference/TrustLaw2015.

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