[Consortium] Meeting at Karlsruhe

Andrea Glorioso andrea.glorioso at agnula.org
Sat May 29 10:08:33 EDT 2004

>>>>> "jaromil" == jaromil  <jaromil at dyne.org> writes:

    > hello,

    > I gathered some information on the topic of registering a
    > foundation here in Amsterdam, but please keep in mind IANAL.

Thank you very much for your work!

    > what is a  Foundation (Stichting)  in Netherlands?   Foundations
    > are continental European equivalents  of the Anglo-Saxon trusts,
    > the long-established estate   and tax planning tool whose  chief
    > purpose is  to  provide a  safe haven  for  assets  intended for
    > selected beneficiaries. Like trusts, they offer  a number of tax
    > benefits,  their chief  purpose being  to  provide  a haven  for
    > assets intended for nominated beneficiaries.

Just a  single  thing I'm not sure  I  understood: does `nominated' in
this context means that beneficiaries of the assets should be declared
beforehand and not changed throughout the lifetime of the "Stichting"?


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