2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 13 - Banks, Banking and Finance
Chapter 5 - Trust Companies
Article 7 - Private Family Trust Companies
Section 13-5-701 - Establishment of a Private Family Trust Company.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 13-5-701 (2019)

13-5-701. Establishment of a private family trust company.

(a) One (1) or more persons may subscribe to an organizational instrument in writing for the purpose of forming a private family trust company, subject to the provisions of this chapter.

(b) The articles of incorporation for a private family trust company organized as a corporation shall include all of the information required by W.S. 17-16-202 and the following:

(i) The corporate name, which shall comply with W.S. 13-5-302 and 17-16-401;

(ii) A statement that the articles of incorporation are made to enable the corporation to act as a fiduciary for the family members; and

(iii) A statement that the corporation will act as a fiduciary exclusively for one (1) or more family members and will not engage in trust company business with the general public.

(c) The articles of organization for a private family trust company organized as a limited liability company shall include all of the information required by W.S. 17-29-201 and the following:

(i) The name of the limited liability company, which shall comply with W.S. 13-5-302 and 17-29-108;

(ii) A statement that the articles of organization are made to enable the corporation to act as a fiduciary for the family members; and

(iii) A statement that the limited liability company will act as a fiduciary exclusively for one (1) or more family members and will not engage in trust company business with the general public.

(d) Upon the approval of the organizational instrument of a private family trust company by the secretary of state, the directors or managers of the private family trust company shall execute and deliver a signed waiver to the commissioner acknowledging that the private family trust company is not supervised by the commissioner and that at all times the private family trust company will not transact trust company business with the general public.

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