Introduction 1: Evolution of the Unit Trust 2: The Trust and the Constitution of a Unit Trust 3: The Character of Unit Trust Relationships 4: Trusteeship in the Unit Trust 5: The Nature of Units Bibliography:
Dr Kam Fan Sin has been a lecturer in law at the University of New South Wales since 1994. He has previously published Building Project Finance in Hong Kong: Law and Practice with Butterworths (Asia) in 1987.
This is a work of enormous scholarship./ ... a steady grasp of legal principle prevents the reader from losing her way in this dense subject matter./ ... this book is a major contribution to scholarship, which will also assist practitioners./ ... the research and analysis it records is a rich source of new ideas. It will undoubtedly provide the basis for much future work .../ Dr. Joanna Benjamin, King's College London, Trust Law International, Vol. 12, No. 4, 1998. 'In a world awash with legal publications, "The Legal Nature of the Unit Trust" is a much needed an comprehensive examination of a topic that has largely been neglected by legal commentators...The author's in-depth exploration of the relationship between trust and contract as principal elements in the unit trust is not only instructive but also timely and appropriate..."The Legal Nature of the Unit Trust is a valuable contribution to our understanding of the law relating to unit trusts. It not only draws on the lessons of history and exhibits analytical skills of a high order, but also draws attention to and discusses, where appropriate, the authorities in a number of jurisdictions.'