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If a ast is granted does it matter if it is in the name of

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If a ast is granted does it matter if it is in the name of the beneficial owner rather than the trustee. I the name of transparency I could only see this as a good thing ?
Hello. Simple answer - it is unlikely that the AST was done as a deed, which means that provided the beneficiary had the consent of the trustees, the AST is legally binding. It's a bit like letting agents signing AST's on behalf of their landlord clients - they are doing it on behalf of the legal owner. Best, wb
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