Compliance, Legislative & Regulatory Standards

[Webinar] Trust Training Certificate (TTC) - Unit 7: Trusts Jurisdiction Comparison



This is Unit 7 of the training programme in pursuing the "Trust Training Certificate".

It provides an overview of how the HK Trust legislations compared with other major jurisdictions.

For the topics to cover, please refer to the content section below.

If the participant is intended to pursue the "Trust Training Certificate", he / she is required to take "TTC Unit 1: Introduction to Trusts" and "TTC Unit 2: Types of Trusts and When Appropriate" prior to attending this course.


International comparison on Trusts

Comparison 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. PRC trust law

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 into the Trust industry sector.

Financial Incentive Scheme of the WAM Pilot Programme

This is one of the eligible courses / seminars under the Financial Incentive Scheme (“The Scheme”) of the WAM Pilot Programme.

Eligible in-service practitioners of the financial services industry could apply for a reimbursement up to 80% of the course / seminar fees, or a maximum of HK$10,000 per person throughout the period of 1 October 2016 to 31 March 2023 upon satisfactory completion.

Each individual may apply for reimbursement for more than one course / seminar subject to a maximum of HK$10,000 but each course / seminar can only be reimbursed once.

The duly signed application form together with the FIVE supporting documents must be submitted within FOUR months from the last day of the course / seminar attended. Please refer to the WAM Pilot Programme website for more details.

WAM Pilot Programme Special Requirements

If you plan to apply for reimbursement under the Financial Incentive Scheme (FIS), please ensure your device/computer has the camera feature or with webcam installed as you are required to turn on your camera throughout the webinar.

Speaker/Course Instructor

Jacqueline SHEK
Jacqueline Shek is currently the Executive Director, Trust Services at Zedra (Hong Kong) Ltd. She is dual qualified as both a Chartered Accountant (Australia & New Zealand) and a lawyer (in Hong Kong and NSW Australia). She has more than 20 years’ experience in the tax & trust industry; 5 years as in-house Global Head of Legal for HSBC’s private trust business and 6 years as a Partner of Baker McKenzie Hong Kong in their tax & trust practice group. She was the Chairman of the Hong Kong Trustees’ Association from 2018 to 2021.


Date & Time
Tuesday, 4 May 2021 (6:00PM - 9:00PM)
Virtual Platform
Relevant Subject
Regulatory Compliance
SFC:3.00, PWMA:3.00, LawSociety:2.50, HKTA:3.00

Participants who wish to register into all seven (7) units of training sessions, please click here.

Participants who wish to register into all seven (7) units of training sessions and examination, please click here.