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This advanced course is specifically designed to assist trust practitioners and financial services professionals in developing detailed knowledge and practical understanding of complex trust issues and concepts involving parties to a trust, special trust assets, trust management, trust accounting, asset protection, forced heirship, anti-money laundering and compliance, and modern developments in trust law.


Course Objectives


Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:


  1. Develop a practical understanding and analysis of complex trust concepts and issues involving Bahamian trusts.

  2. Gain detailed knowledge of trust administration and management as they relate to parties to a Trust and special trust assets.

  3. Integrate company law and accounting principles into the administration of Bahamian trusts.

  4. Analyze principles and issues relating to anti-money laundering and compliance for trust administration and management.

  5. Discuss modern developments in trust law and administration.


Course Syllabus

Unit 1 - Duty of Confidentiality

Unit 2- Trust Documentation and Communications

Unit 3 - Trustee Committee and Trustee Discretionary Powers

Unit 4- Trust Policies and Procedures

Unit 5 - Protector and Power Holder

Unit 6 - Trust Investments

Unit 7 - Trust Accounting

Unit 8 - Special Assets and Underlying Companies 

Unit 9 - Forced Heirship and Asset Protection

Unit 10- Private Trust Companies, Purpose Trusts, and Charitable Trusts

Unit 11- Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Terrorist Financing

Unit 12- Modern Developments in Trust Law and Administration

Course Assessment
Participants in the course will be assessed by 2 three-hour examinations. The passing mark for the examination is 70%. 

  • Duration: 11 Weeks (22 classes)

  • Days: Thursdays and Saturdays

  • Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • Learning Platform: Zoom

  • Fee: $3,200 (members) and $3, 600 (non-members) + Registration $50.00

  • Payment Plans are available


The National Accreditation and Equivalency Council (NAECOB) is a statutory body established under the National Accreditation and Equivalency Council ACT of The Bahamas on the 4th of October, 2006; assented on 29th of December, 2006 and came into force 28th February, 2007.  NAECOB is responsible for registering and accrediting primary schools, secondary schools, post-secondary schools, and any institution that offers training in The Bahamas. The National Accreditation and Equivalency Council of The Bahamas began operation in 2016.

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