The importance of a robust corporate governance framework for investment funds has become paramount as investors continue to demand higher governance standards from funds and greater levels of transparency, alongside waves of new international regulation in recent years and ever-evolving compliance obligations. For the increasingly popular offshore unit trust fund structure, traditionally the fund vehicle of choice for Japanese investors, a robust and effective governance framework can be best achieved through the use of a professional independent trustee combined with professional meeting support and trustee secretarial services.


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