Jargon Buster - Definition of Settler

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is the person who sets up a trust. For a life insurance trust, this is usually the policyholder of the life insurance whom will then appoint additional trustees to settle his trust in the event of his death. The settler can also less frequently be referred to as the grantee, grantor or trustor.

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