Trusts can be effective tools for the creation and protection of strong and sustainable First Nation communities. However, First Nation trusts can present administrative and fiduciary complexities not found in ordinary or commercial trusts. In order to yield their potential economic and social community benefits, they must be properly structured and prudently managed.

This forum assembles an expert faculty who will discuss fundamental issues in the development, operation and management of First Nation trusts, and share practical information and advice on key concerns. Delegates will leave with a solid grasp of the best practices, practical advice and necessary tools for creating and managing successful trusts.