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07:45 - 08:30 45 mins
Breakfast Briefing: CRS & FACTA for Mexico & US
  • Current status of CRS & FACTA
  • Possible Mexican changes due to upcoming elections
  • Aureliano Gonzalez - Partner, Bryan, González Vargas & González Baz
08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Registration
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Chairs’ Opening Remarks
  • Robert Reymond - Partner, Stikeman Elliott
  • Pedro Ramírez Mota-Velasco - Partner, Turanzas, Bravo & Ambrosi
09:10 - 10:00 50 mins
Keynote: Latin America, Populism, and Wealth
  • Daniel Mitchell - Co-Founder, Center for Freedom and Prosperity
10:00 - 10:40 40 mins
The OECD on CRS Anti-Avoidance
  • Intermediary reporting
  • Whistleblowers
  • What’s next?
  • Daniel Bader - Partner, Bär & Karrer
  • Eva Farkas-DiNardo - Partner, Withers Worldwide
  • Jo-Anne Stephens - Associate, Walkers
10:40 - 11:00 20 mins
Morning Refreshment Break
11:00 - 11:40 40 mins
How are Tax Authorities using FATCA/CRS Information?
  • Short term vs long term
  • Will tax systems change?
  • The developments
  • Dr Johannes Gasser - Senior Partner, Gasser Partner
  • Nadja Ruiz Euler - Partner, EY
  • Daniel Mitchell - Co-Founder, Center for Freedom and Prosperity
11:40 - 12:20 40 mins
Insurance as a Cross-Border Wealth Planning Tool: What, Why and How?
  • James Walker - Founder & CEO, JA Walker & Associates Inc
  • Von Sanborn - Partner, Day Pitney
12:20 - 13:20 60 mins
Lunch
13:20 - 14:00 40 mins
Foreign Investment Structures vs. Tax Efficient Securities in LatAM: What Do I Need To Know?
  • Pros and cons of having an investment structure vs choosing tax efficient securities by LATAM families.
  • Hal Webb - Partner, Bilzin Sumberg
  • Alfonso Baigorri - Managing Director, J P Morgan
  • Rolf Rüegsegger - Founder, Pro Aktivum AG
14:00 - 15:00 60 mins
Global Immigration Options for the Latin American Private Client
  • Leonor Echeverria - Partner, Fragomen
  • Enrique Gonzalez - Partner, Fragomen
15:00 - 15:40 40 mins
EU/UK Pressure on IFCs
  • UBO registers
  • Will information be available to the public?
  • Companies, trusts, partnerships
  • EU Blacklist project
  • What is corporate substance in IFCs?
  • Bruce Zagaris - Partner, Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe
  • Anthony Travers OBE - Senior Partner, Travers Thorp Alberga
15:40 - 16:00 20 mins
Afternoon Refreshment Break
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
Trust Law: Back to Basics
  • I’m sorry but I’m personally liable
  • Duty to manage assets. Investment advisor’s role at the trust level
  • Sham trusts and audit risks
  • Changing trustees
  • Any differences in directed trusts?
  • Kathryn von Matthiessen - Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman
16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
Succession Facilitation and Family Governance: How to Transition Business Wealth to Future Generations
  • Alexandre Zielinsky Arregui - Senior Wealth Planner, Rhone Trust
  • Berenice Carrasquedo - Partner, BFC Asesores
17:00 - 17:20 20 mins
Chairs’ Closing Remarks for Day One
  • Robert Reymond - Partner, Stikeman Elliott
  • Pedro Ramírez Mota-Velasco - Partner, Turanzas, Bravo & Ambrosi
17:20 - 18:20 60 mins
World Cup Themed Drinks Reception

Dress code for this: Smart Casual Beachwear

18:20 - 19:20 60 mins
Workd Cup Themed: Penalty Shoot-Out on the Beach

Dress code for this: Smart Casual Beachwear