An introduction to trusts in South Africa: A beneficial ownership perspective

  • Publication date: 14 November 2022
  • Authors: Johann Krige, Anneke Wolmarans

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Republic of South Africa

Implementation, Research


This briefing provides background information on the origins, elements, and classifications of trusts in South Africa relevant to the discussions on national beneficial ownership transparency reforms, and serves as background to the Open Ownership briefing, Beneficial ownership transparency of trusts in South Africa.

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