Dr. Alon Kaplan, LLM (Jerusalem), PhD (Zurich), TEP, admitted to the Israel Bar in 1970, appointed notary in 1989, and member of the New York Bar and Frankfurt Bar Associations. He practices law in Tel Aviv specializing in Trusts and Estates. He is General Editor of Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions (4th edition, April 2016), the Israel Country Correspondent for Oxford Journals’ Trusts and Trustees and author of Trusts in Israel: Development and current practice (2015 Helbing Lichtenhahn Verlag) . A new book by Alon Kaplan, Trusts and Estate planning in Israel (Oct. 2016, Juris Publishing) will be published shortly. He may be contacted at: alon@alonkaplan-law.com.

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