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Trusts in the context of Swiss divorce proceedings

January 2012 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by BÄR & KARRER LTD..

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TinaWu« stemann* and Delphine Pannatier Kesslery

Abstract Foreign trusts are sometimes involved in Swiss divorce proceedings, which raises questions not yet determined by case law. In this article, the authors deal with the validity of transfers of marital property to trusts and possible attacks against foreign trusts based on Swiss matrimonial property law.