The Vesting of Trusts

History Prior to medieval times in England, trusts were permitted to exist indefinitely.  However, this enabled wealthy families to hold property in their trusts indefinitely, or in perpetuity.  Ultimately, that situation was judged to be against public policy and the … Continued

Change to ABN application process & fees

Due to a recent change to the Australian Business Register (ABR) system for applying for Australian Business Numbers (ABNs), we will be changing our ABN application process and increasing the price of our services from 1 February 2015. Background Since … Continued

Appointor Succession Plans Explained

Did you know that if you choose to have an appointor when establishing your discretionary trust, you also have the option of allowing for the appointor to be succeeded?  If you choose this option, Castle can tailor a succession plan … Continued