Compliance, Legislative & Regulatory Standards

Trust Training Certificate (TTC) – Unit 7: Trusts Jurisdiction Comparison (5th Cohort)



This eCourse is accessible from 16 November 2020 to 29 November 2020.

This is the Unit 7 of the training programme in pursuing the “Trust Training Certificate” (“TTC”).

This eCourse is developed in relation to the special arrangement for the participants joining the TTC Part A training in October and November 2020. It is prepared based on the recorded version of the last class (face-to-face mode) of Unit 7 done on 26 March 2019. For the participants who will take the TTC Part A Examination in December 2020, you should ensure you read the latest version of study guide and materials provided via the examination enrolment link.

There is only one module in this unit.
Module 11: International Comparison on Trusts

This eCourse has divided Module 11 into two parts. For each part, you must watch the recorded video and then pass the assessment (with unlimited attempts).


On completion of the course, you will be aware of the key differences of most types of trusts by jurisdictions (focus on is on Hong Kong, BVI, Channel Islands and Singapore).


Module 11: International Comparison on Trusts
Comparisons of jurisdictions with comments / differences:
1. Hong Kong
2. Singapore
3. United Kingdom
4. British Virgin Islands
5. Cayman Islands
6. United States
7. Channel Islands
8. Canada
9. Overview of PRC trust law comparison

Who should attend

The course is primarily targeted to those who would like to pursue the "Trust Training Certificate" in order to apply for the Hong Kong Trustees' Association Certified Trust Practitioner™ designation.

It is also relevant to those who would like to gain a solid understanding of the course subject matter and / or those who plan to enter the Trust industry sector.

Special remarks:

The course is NOT eligible for the financial incentive schemes of the WAM Pilot Programme.


SFC:3.00, PWMA:3.00, HKTA:3.00