Trusts and Continental law: is this marriage possible?

Geneva, Switzerland

14 November 2019 - 16 November 2019

Trusts and Continental law: is this marriage possible?


Thursday 14 November 2019

17:30 » 18:30 Registration at Warwick Geneva Hotel
Address: Rue de Lausanne 14, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland
18:30 » 20:30 Welcome Drink at Halles de l’Ile
Address: Place de l’Ile 1, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland
21:00 » 23:00 Dinner at Bain des Pâquis
Address: Quai du Mont-Blanc 30, Geneva, Switzerland
23:00 Optional Bar

Friday 15 November 2019

08:00 » 09:00 Registration at Warwick Geneva Hotel
Address: Rue de Lausanne 14, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland
09:00 » 09:30 Welcome address by the AIJA President
Paola Fudakowska, AIJA President, FCO Legal Directorate, United Kingdom
09:30 » 10:30 Panel 1: The 4 most frequent situations where trusts are used in common law countries
Moderator:
Oliver Piper, Farrer & Co, UK
Speakers:
Renat V. Lumpau, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, USA
Lucy E. Main, Beard Winter LLP, Canada
Adam Cloherty, XXIV Old Buildings, UK
Caitriona Moran, William Fry Tax Advisors, Ireland
10:30 » 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 » 12:00 Panel 2: The 4 countries of continental law where trusts are used the most
Moderator:
Stepan Holub, Holubova advokati, Czech Republic
Speakers:
Brazzalotto Alberto, Maisto e Associati, Italy
Vogt Annaïg, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal AG, Switzerland
Krzywański Tomasz, GWW Ladziński, Cmoch i Wspólnicy Sp. k., Poland
Pia Summer, Gasser Partner Rechtsanwälte , Liechtenstein
12:00 » 13:00 Panel 3: Trusts and abuses, sharing experiences on criminal law, asset tracing and litigation
Moderator:
Charlotte Tregunna, Peters & Peters, UK
Speakers:
Magdalena Heyder, Homburger, Switzerland
Marielle Boezelman, Hertoghs Advocaten, Netherlands
Maximilian Müller, Prof. Dr. Müller & Partner, Germany
Adam Flacks, Lipman Karas, UK

13:00 » 14:30 Lunch
14:30 » 15:15 Keynote: Swiss diplomacy and Geneva: also a matter of trust. 
Ulrich Lehner, former Swiss Ambassador
15:15 » 16:00 Panel 4: Offshore trusts, how strong is the wind blowing?
Moderator:
Josefina Colomar, Withers Bergman LLP, USA
Speakers:
Ben Havard, Collas Crill LLP, Guernsey
Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou,  LennoxPaton, The Bahamas
Nancy Chien, Bedell Cristin, Jersey
19:30 » 22:00 Home Hospitality Dinner
23:00 Optional Bar & Clubbing

Saturday 16 November 2019

10:00 » 10:45 Panel 5: Professionals sharing experiences and hints
Moderator:
Christian Presoly, Liechtenstein
Speakers:
Herman Krul, Reliance Trust, Switzerland
Bhavnita Gosrani, Zedra, Switzerland
Hansjoerg Wehrle, Allgemeines Treuunternehmen (ATU), Liechtenstein
10:45 » 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 » 12:00 Panel 6: Trust and tax, old friends. Talks from the practice
Moderator:
Gertjan Verachtert, Sansen International Tax Lawyers, Belgium
Speakers:
Annabel Spearman, Farrer & Co, London
Marc Buchmann, Fischer Ramp Partner, Switzerland
May-Lolli Ghetti, Interlaw Monaco S.A.M., Monaco
Alessia Paoletto, Withers, London
12:00 » 14:00 Lunch
15:00 » 16:00 Optional guided tour of International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum
Not included in the registration fees, payable upon registration
19:00 » 22:00 Optional dinner
Not included in the registration fee, payable upon registration
23:00 Optional Bar & Clubbing

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