Silicon Valley Business School

Trusts

Trusts are property-holding arrangements used extensively in business, estate planning and intellectual property. Trusts can be formed to protect assets, minimize tax liabilities, and transfer ownership of all forms of assets. The basic laws of trust are presented in this module, including trust formation, trust failure, rights and powers of the trustee, the powers of the beneficiary and the rights of creditors.

Free Course Sections
Below you have free access to some of the learning materials in each section of this course. These are provided for you to educate yourself on the course content. If you want to gain a good understanding, we recommend you watch each video and read all the materials in each section before moving along to the next section.

Trusts: Introduction & Basic Rules
Trusts: Forming, Modifying & Terminating a Trust
Trusts: Divided Rights, Duties & Powers
Trusts: Types of Trusts
Trusts: Failure
Trusts: Situations where Trusts are Often Used
Trusts: Issues That Can Arise
Certificate Course
The Certificate Course covers the same material, but tracks your progress and tests you in each section. Once you have passed all the quizzes in the Certificate Course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

See Certificate Course