An effective management system should be in place to ensure that the correct decision is made by taking into account the interest of the beneficiaries.
The key elements trustees should always keep in mind:
It is important to have a trustee meeting at least once a year.
During the meeting, it is important to take proper minutes of the trustee meeting. The purpose of minutes is to provide an accurate and objective account of the proceedings of the meeting, and more particularly to record the decisions made at the meeting. The minutes of a meeting is defined as the official, permanent record in writing, expressed in formal terms, of the business transacted at a meeting.
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