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Private Client Section: Cross border conference 2016 (3 March 2016)

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This year’s conference will particularly focus on the Brussels IV regulation, which came into effect from 17 August 2015. Benefit from a Private Client Section member discount.

This year’s Cross border conference will particularly focus on the Brussels IV regulation which came into effect from 17 August 2015. The full-day programme comprises expert speakers from various jurisdictions covering: 

  • Cross border issues for English law and across Europe
  • Impact of European succession UK and European perspective
  • Offshore tax planning in the current climate
  • Contested probate
  • Asset protection in older age, estate planning and tax issues for the elderly in foreign jurisdictions.

Programme

cross border conference 2016

08:30 - 09:00 Registration and refreshments

09:00 - 09:10 Conference welcome

09:10 - 09:40 Keynote speech: Cross border issues of English law and across  Europe 

09:40 - 10:40 Plenary session 1: Impact of European succession UK and European  perspective

10:40 - 11:00 Refreshments and networking in exhibition 

11:00 - 12:00 Plenary session 2 - Offshore tax planning in the current  climate

12:00 - 13:00 Plenary session 3: Contested probate 

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and networking in exhibition

14:00 - 15:00 Round tables 

The speakers will provide a practical case on how practice and procedure of an estate is wound up in their jurisdiction. 

Workshop: France
Workshop: Germany
Workshop: Italy
Workshop: Spain
Workshop: United States 

15:00 - 15:30 Refreshments and networking in exhibition 

15:30 - 16.30 Plenary session 4: Mental capacity / Cross border elderly client issues. 

Asset protection in older age, estate planning and tax issues for the elderly. 

16:30 - 16:40 Conference closing remarks

16:40 - 17:40 Networking reception 

Please note the programme is subject to change.

Who should attend?

Solicitors and professionals involved in advising private clients and trustees who hold assets abroad.

Price

Section members  £300 + VAT = £360
PC holders  £345 + VAT = £414
Non PC holders = £445 + VAT = £534
*Members of the Law Society working for NFP  £195 + VAT = £234

*Please email events to apply for this rate

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Benefits of Membership*

Private Client Section renewals

The Private Client Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Advisory Committee and will focus on key issues.

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Webinars, Website, E-newsletters, Magazines and a LinkedIn Group.

*See Section terms and conditions

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