The Geneva branch of STEP – the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners – was formed in Geneva in 1992 to assist professionals maintain the highest standards in serving their clients, and to further the objectives of the worldwide STEP organisation. It was converted to a formal association in 2004, registered at the Geneva Register of Commerce. The Association STEP Suisse Romande change its name to the Association STEP Geneva. The change of name was passed by members' resolution at an Extraordinary General Meeting on 21st February 2013 and reflects the fact that STEP Lausanne was formed in 2010.
The Geneva Association currently has about 400 full members and holds regular luncheon and other events addressed by experts in the many areas of interest to trust and estate professionals. Events include lunches, conferences, training sessions and student events which are held throughout the year. Information about forthcoming events can be found at step-events and step-courses pages.
STEP worldwide is a company limited by guarantee and its registered office is at Artillery House (South), 11-19 Artillery Row, London, SW1P 1RT, United Kingdom.
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In addition to its full members, the branch has student and affiliate members, and the branch committee appoints from time to time a student liason officer to communicate students’ wishes and concerns to the committee. Information on becoming a student member of STEP is on the students membership page.