Double Winter Seminar: Sector specific M&A on the rise // Surviving after death – how to avoid nightmare estate

Valbella

21 - 24 January 2018


 


AIJA Commissions

  • Corporate and M&A
  • Litigation
  • International Private Clients and Family Law

Programme complet

Sector specific M&A on the rise

Sunday 21 January 2018

18:00 » 18:30
Registration at the Valbella Inn Resort
18:30 » 20:00
Welcome Cocktail Reception at the Valbella Inn Resort
20:00 » 22:00
Dinner at the Valbella Inn’s Restaurant Fastatsch

Monday 22 January 2018

08:00
Registration at the Valbella Inn Resort
08:15 » 08:30
Welcome and kick-off of academic programme
Welcome addresses and introduction to the seminar by Wiebe de Vries, AIJA President, BloomTax B.V, the Netherlands and the Organising Committee
08:30 » 09:00
Keynote address
Tobias Giesser, Co-Head Structuring Services, Partners Group Ltd. Zug, Switzerland
09:00 » 10:00
M&A in the financial industries – the regulatory and compliance minefield
Moderator:
Antti Säiläkivi, HPP Attorneys, Finland
Speakers:
Tarek Houdrouge, SW, Switzerland
Andy Peterkin, Farrer & Co LLP, UK
Natalie Bäck, Vinge, Sweden
10:00 » 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 » 11:00
Keynote address
Philippe Leuenberger, Lazard, Switzerland
11:00 » 11:45
Tech M&A – the challenges of inter alia the cloud, SaaS, IoT, M2M
Moderator:
Jérôme Debras, JD Law, France
Speakers:
Gian-Andrea Caprez, Vischer, Switzerland
Christian Sauer, Franklin, France
Joni Painilainen, PwC, Finland
11:45 » 12:45
Lunch at the Valbella Inn Resort
12:45 » 19:00
Free programme
19:00
Fondue night on the slopes at Restaurant Tgantieni

Tuesday 23 January 2018

08:30 » 09:00
Keynote address
Manuela Bolch, Repower Ltd, Switzerland
09:00 » 10:00
Energy M&A – Where is the value and where is the risk?
Moderator:
Eoin Cassidy, MHC, Ireland
Speakers:
Anna Wyrzykowsk, WKB, Poland
Michael Kariya, Blakes, UK
Steven Callens, Simont Braun, Belgium
10:00 » 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 » 11:00
Keynote address
David Meier, Head M&A Coop Cooperative, Switzerland
11:00 » 11:45
M&A in the retail and consumer products industry – How to deal with high costs, low margins, market power and third parties?
Moderator:
William Howard, Travers Smith, France
Speakers:
Moritz Maurer, Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd, Switzerland
Hugo Teixeira, Abreu Advogados, Portugal
Pauline Waalkens , Loyens & Loeff N.V., the Netherlands
11:45 » 12:45
Lunch at the Valbella Inn Resort
12:45 » 19:00
Free programme
19:00
Farewell dinner at Kurhaus with a secret party venue

Wednesday 24 January 2018

09:30 » 10:30
Life science M&A – asset deals, spin-offs, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and other collaborative arrangements
Moderator:
Nicolas Mosimann, Kellerhals Carrard, Switzerland
Speakers:
Pablo Vinageras, Garrigues, Spain
Moritz Jäggy, VISCHER Ltd, Switzerland
Axel Staudt, Franz Rechtsanwälte, Germany
10:30 » 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 » 11:45
Keynote address
Michael Stewart, Novartis International AG, Switzerland
11:45 » 12:00
Closing remarks
12:00
Lunch at the Valbella Inn Resort

Surviving after death - how to avoid nightmare estate

Sunday 21 January 2018

18:00 » 18:30
Registration at the Valbella Inn Resort
18:30 » 20:00
Welcome Cocktail Reception at the Valbella Inn Resort
20:00 » 22:00
Dinner at the Valbella Inn’s Restaurant Fastatsch

Monday 22 January 2018

08:00
Registration at the Valbella Inn Resort
08:15 » 08:30
Welcome and kick-off of academic programme
Welcome addresses and introduction to the seminar by Wiebe de Vries, AIJA President, BloomTax B.V, the Netherlands and the Organising Committee
08:30 » 09:00
Keynote address and panel introduction
"I beg your pardon, I never promised you a rose garden" - the international pre-nuptial agreement - myth or reality?
Tina Wuestemann, Bär & Karrer, Switzerland
09:00 » 10:00
Preparing love and death: prenups and estate agreements
Moderator:
Johan Hartmann Stæger, Rovsing & Gammeljord, Denmark
Speakers:
Dr. Valentin Todorow, Raue LLP, Germany
Caroline Ferrigan, Payne Hicks Beach, UK
Will Johnson, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, USA
10:00 » 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 » 11:45
The EU Succession Regulation: exchanging experiences and practical pointers
Moderator:
Annabel Spearman, Farrer, UK
Speakers:
Victoire Dossin, Bassano Avocats, France
Ingrid Iselin Zellweger, Python, Switzerland
Nicola Saccardo, Maisto e Associati, Italy
11:45 » 12:45
Lunch at the Valbella Inn Resort
12:45 » 19:00
Free programme
19:00
Fondue Night on the slopes at Restaurant Tgantieni

Tuesday 23 January 2018

08:30 » 10:00
Estate litigation: après moi le déluge
Moderator:
Aurélie Conrad Hari, Bär & Karrer, Switzerland
Speakers:
Emma McCall, Stewarts, UK
Christian Presoly, Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Dr. Christian Presoly, Liechtenstein
Chloé Gossart, Alexandre Boiché - Avocats, France
10:00 » 10:30
Coffee break
10:30 » 11:45
Make your heirs happy: how to mitigate inheritance tax
Moderator:
Gertjan Verachtert, Sansen, Belgium
Speakers:
Matthew Cullen, Sharp Partners (US international tax), Switzerland
Guadelupe Diaz-Sunico, Cuatrecasas, Spain
Benjamin Lister, TaylorWessing, UK
11:45 » 12:45
Lunch at the Valbella Inn Resort
12:45 » 19:00
Free programme
19:00
Farewell dinner at Kurhaus with a secret party venue

Wednesday 24 January 2018

09:30 » 10:30
Conflict of interests traps in estate issues
Moderator:
Inbal Faibish Wassmer, ROSENBERG ABRAMOVICH SCHNELLER, Israel/Switzerland
Speakers:
Veronica Dindo
, Dindo, Zorzi & Associati, Italy
Michael Walbert
, Dr. Michael Walbert LL.M, Austria
Nicolas Duboille
, Simmons & Simmons LLP, France
10:30 » 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 » 12:00
How to deal with executors/estate trustees?
Moderator:
Diane Nijkamp, Monterey Tax, the Netherlands
Speakers:
Eleni Skoufari, Zepos & Yannopoulos, Greece
Andrea Doorje-Good, Schellenberg Wittmer, Switzerland
Henrietta Mason, Penningtons Manches, UK
12:00
Lunch at the Valbella Inn Resort

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Comité organisateur

Tyshanti DE JONGE
Loyens & Loeff N.V. (NETHERLANDS)

Pascal HUBLI
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd (SWITZERLAND)

Mattias LARSSON
Advokatfirman Fylgia (SWEDEN)

Patrik R. PEYER
Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd (SWITZERLAND)

Joe RÄBER
Stadelmann Rechtsanwälte AG (SWITZERLAND)

Julien TRON
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal (SWITZERLAND)

Représentants nationaux

Aurélie CONRAD HARI
Bär & Karrer AG (SWITZERLAND)

Thilo PACHMANN
Pachmann AG (SWITZERLAND)