Trusts & Trustees, Oxford University Press, February 2016, p. 140-145.
The Dutch Private Foundation provides an alternative paradigm for sustainable asset protection purposes. Due to its legal autonomy, it is less vulnerable to ‘inflammation’ and family conflicts if compared to a discretionary trust. A comparison with other continental foundation legislations shows that the Dutch foundation model is rather different in more than one respect.
Fortunately, there are lawyers who have never embraced the tournament model and instead focus on results and interests rather than battles and positions.