Collateral Trust Agreement between Partners

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					                             COLLATERAL TRUST AGREEMENT
THIS AGREEMENT made effective the ______ day of ____________, ________.

BETWEEN:


                                                 PARTNER
                                              (the “Partner”)
                                                                                   OF THE FIRST PART

                                                  - and -

                                                  TRUSTEE
                                              (the “Trustee”)
                                                                               OF THE SECOND PART

WHEREAS:

A.      The Partner has a one-half interest in the partnership known as _____________ (the “Business”);

B.      The Partner is desirous of holding a life insurance policy or policies on the life of _______ (the
        “Insured Partner”), who has an equal interest in the Business, for the purposes set forth in this
        Agreement;

C.      The Trustee has agreed to act as Trustee of the Insurance and the proceeds therefrom.

NOW THEREFORE IN CONSIDERATION of the premises and the mutual covenants contained in this
Agreement, and other good and valuable consideration (the receipt and sufficiency of which is
acknowledged by each of the parties), the parties agree as follows:

1.      Insurance

The Partner shall take out an insurance policy or policies (the “Insurance”) on the life of the Insured
Partner at the time or times and in the amounts decided by the Partner and shall pay all premiums
thereon as they become due.

2.      Purchase of Insured Partner's Interest

The Partner agrees to purchase the Insured Partner's interest in the Business at the death of the Insured
Partner at the price and in accordance with the terms set out in an agreement between the Partner and
Insured Partner dated the ___ day of ____________, ________.

3.      Value of Insured Partner's Interest

In order to ensure that a fair and equitable calculation of the purchase price may be arrived at in
accordance with the agreement, the Partner shall deliver to the Trustee, ___ days following the end of
each fiscal year of the Business, a statement signed by both the Partner and Insured Partner showing the
value of the Insured Partner’s interest in the Business. Such statement may be amended at any time by a
statement signed by both the Partner and Insured Partner and delivered to the Trustee.
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4.      Assignment of Life Insurance Policies

For the purposes of this Agreement, the Partner assigns to the Trustee the Insurance as represented by the
policies set out in Schedule “A” hereto, and the Trustee shall hold the same in accordance with the terms
hereof. This Agreement shall include any additional policies of insurance hereinafter taken out by the
Partner and assigned to the Trustee when listed in a schedule attached to this Agreement and signed by
the parties. The Trustee shall hold the Insurance in trust as long as the Partner wishes, but the Partner
shall receive all dividends therefrom. On the Partner's request during the life of the Insured Partner, the
Trustee shall reassign any and all of the policies to the Partner.

5.      Death of Insured Partner

On the death of the Insured Partner, the Trustee shall:

(a)     receive all proceeds due from the Insurance policy or policies;

(b)     pay the proceeds as follows:

        (i)     if the proceeds
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Prepare a Collateral Trust Agreement Between Partners with this downloadable template for a two-person partnership. - One partner appoints a trustee to hold a life insurance policy or policies on the life of the other partner in trust on the partner's behalf. - Upon the death of the insured partner, the partner agrees to purchase the insured partner's interest, using the proceeds from the insurance policy ⁄ policies. - The trustee will hold the insurance policy ⁄ policies in trust, but the partner will receive all dividends. - The partner will pay the trustee a yearly fee for acting as trustee. This Collateral Trust Agreement Between Partners is fully editable and can be easily customized to meet your needs.
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