Gordon Blair comments on the status of forced heirship in an international context and trust recognition in France

Geoffroy Michaux and David Frémont, together with Me. Patrice Bonduelle, Notaire at Michellez Notaires in Paris, report a recent French appellate judgment rendered in the scope of an international succession and analyze the conditions under which a trust vessel successfully circumvented French forced heirship rules. Their article also offers a hint as to France’s future application of the now-enacted Regulation (EU) N° 650/2012 known as the EU Succession Regulation

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