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Welcome to Issue 2 of the STEP Journal, featuring a Caribbean and Latin America regional focus and covering, for example, protector powers in offshore trusts to legislative updates from the region. Surrogacy, polygamy, predatory marriage and estranged families are just some of the situations practitioners need to be prepared for when advising modern families and vulnerable clients: the topic focus for this issue.


Out of balance

Ann Stanyer explores the difficulties in freeing access to child trust funds while protecting vulnerable young adults in England and Wales.

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Inheritance without borders

Álvaro Aznar Azcárate and Sally Dilks discuss the impact of the EU Succession Regulation on reserved‑heirship provisions in France and Spain.

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Legal conceptions

Sarah Williams discusses recent reforms to the legislation surrounding surrogacy in the UK.

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