Jersey Finance – Members Asia Insight: Considerations when setting up trusts for Chinese nationals

Jersey Finance is delighted to host this virtual update event for Jersey Finance Members who have an interest in the Chinese trust market.

The objective of this event is to provide practitioners with insights on all aspects of setting up trusts for Chinese nationals and to gain a better understanding of how to service the Chinese trust market.

Following an introduction by Maria McDermott, our Business Development Director, Asia, we are delighted that Jane Ren, partner with Fangda Partners in Shanghai, will present a detailed update on the China trust market, followed by a Q&A. Jane will discuss:

  1. Why community property regime of PRC law matters?
  2. How to determine marital property and marital joint liability?
  3. When community property regime of PRC law will apply (i.e. principles of conflict of laws under PRC laws);
  4. The impact of community property on domestic trust; and
  5. The impact of community property on offshore trust.

For more information, please contact a member of our events team.



Jane Ren

Jane Ren Partner, Fangda Partners

Jane Ren, is a partner with Fangda Partners in Shanghai. She is a certified lawyer in China and licensed to practice law in New York State as well. Jane has been in practice for more than 16 years and is a trusted advisor to many ultra-high-net-worth individuals (domestic and international) and their families, supporting and guiding them in respect of multijurisdictional estate planning, private trusts (onshore and offshore), divorce and nuptial protection, family governance advisory and inheritance of estates in multiple jurisdictions. Meanwhile Jane acts as outside legal counsel for a dozen of trust companies, private banks and family offices. Jane is well recognized for advising clients in relation to complex cross-border estate planning. Chambers Asia 2021 admires her as an increasingly prominent practitioner in handling cross-border family wealth planning, trust and inheritance matters on behalf individuals.