Published On: Mon, Jan 14th, 2013

Curaçao Chapter of STEP to be Launched

WILLEMSTAD - The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) is the leading worldwide professional body for practitioners in the fields of trusts, estates and related issues. STEP members help families secure their financial future and protect the interests of vulnerable relatives. STEP promotes the highest professional standards through education and training, leading to widely respected professional qualifications.

The recently established Curaçao Chapter of STEP is an association of professionals active in the trust and estate planning. The Curaçao STEP Chapter will organize a Launch Event on Thursday, January 17. The event will take place at the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten.

STEP has over 17,500 members in 81 countries (as at July 2012), with 98 branches and chapters spanning across 50 countries, including in Africa, Asia, Australasia, the British Isles, Canada, the Caribbean, Central and Southern America, Europe, the Middle East and the USA.

STEP supports a wide-ranging education and training programs. More than 4,000 students worldwide are currently studying for STEP qualifications. STEP members are subject to a rigorous code of professional conduct and the public can identify if their advisor is a STEP member by the use of the designation TEP (Trust and Estate Practitioner) after their name.

Source: Dutch Caribbean Business

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