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08:00 - 08:30

Registration

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Showing of Streams
09:00 - 09:20

Refreshment prior to commencing in the main room

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09:20 - 09:30

Chairmen’s Opening Remarks

  • Mr Jonathan Conder - Partner, Macfarlanes
  • Basil Zirinis - Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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09:30 - 09:35
Opening Welcome from the BDA

Opening Welcome from the BDA

  • Andy Burows - CEO, BERMUDA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (BDA)
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09:35 - 09:40
Minister of Finance Welcome
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Minister of Finance Welcome

  • Curtis Dickinson, J.P., M.P. - Minister of Finance, -
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09:40 - 10:25

Keynote - Family Governance

Carol Weisman, author of Becoming One of the Grateful Dead:Where there's a Will, there's a way will share her insights into how to retain generations of clients.

  • How many people do you know in your client's family?
  • Do you want to be a highly skilled technician or a trusted family adviser?
  • Are you talking about philanthropy as a means to share values with the families
  • Carol Weisman - Director, Board Builders
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10:25 - 11:05

Issues for the 21st Century Family

  • Joshua Rubenstein - Head of Trusts & Estates, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Rupert Ticehurst - Partner, Maurice Turnor Gardner
  • Sonia Velasco - Partner, Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
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11:05 - 11:35

Refreshment Break

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11:35 - 12:15

Latin America Update

The panel will survey regional reforms and trends bringing increased transparency, including UBO registries, MDR, CRS, including key highlights of disclosures mandated by US tax reform and its’ general impact on LatAm families

  • Moderator Michael Silva - Partner, DLA Piper
  • Brazil Humberto De Haro Sanches, Ulhôa Canto Rezende e Guerra Advogados
  • Argentina Augusto Mancinelli - Of counsel, DLA Piper
  • Mexico Samy Lazarov - Partner, Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa
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12:15 - 12:55

International Trust Litigation Update

  • Moderator Keith Robinson - Partner, Carey Olsen
  • James Price - Partner and Head of Trust and Probate Litigation department, Stewarts
  • Anthony Poulton - Partner, Baker & McKenzie
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12:55 - 14:05

Lunch

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Showing of Streams
15:25 - 15:55

Refreshment Break

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15:55 - 16:35

Practical points on Beddoe proceedings for litigators and non-litigators

  • What is the Beddoe test? Is it different from ordinary blessing? Re the F Charitable Trust (2017)
  • What is the test for submission to the jurisdiction and settling proceedings?
  • How far does the power to compromise extend? Earl of Strafford
  • How does without prejudice privilege operate in blessing proceedings?
  • Duties of disclosure and rights to be heard- how far do they go?
  • Dealing with attacks on the trust property and administering trusts under attack
  • Jonathan Hilliard QC - Barrister, Wilberforce Chambers
  • Scott Pearman - Director, Conyers Dill & Pearman
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16:35 - 17:15

Offshore Update - Substance Rules and the EU Blacklist

What is the impact going to be overseas territories and Crown Dependencies?

  • Paul Hodgson - Managing Director, Butterfield Trust (Guernsey) Limited
  • Alison MacKrill - Partner, Appleby
  • Charlie Maydon Grace - Senior Associate, Macfarlanes
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17:15 - 17:25
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Chairmen’s Summation

  • Mr Jonathan Conder - Partner, Macfarlanes
  • Basil Zirinis - Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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17:25 - 18:25

Change and Get Ready for the Coaches to the Beach Party

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18:25 - 19:00
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Beach Party - Buses will depart from the hotel 18.25 sharp.

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19:00 - 20:15

Drinks Party - Sponsored by Meritus

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20:15 - 22:00

Dinner

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22:00 - 23:00

Buses return to the Princess at 10, 1030 and 11

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08:00 - 08:30 30 mins
Registration
08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Breakfast Briefing - Room 1
Common Alternatives to Trusts.
  • Gary Heynes - Partner, Head of Private Client Services, RSM UK
  • Art Giacosa - Partner, RSM US
08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Breakfast Briefing - Room 2
Trusts under Attack
  • Robert Brodrick - Partner, Payne Hicks Beach
  • Simon Goldring - Senior Associate, Maurice Turnor Gardner
  • Gilead Cooper QC - Barrister, Wilberforce Chambers
09:00 - 09:20 20 mins
Refreshment prior to commencing in the main room
09:20 - 09:30 10 mins
Chairmen’s Opening Remarks
  • Mr Jonathan Conder - Partner, Macfarlanes
  • Basil Zirinis - Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
09:30 - 09:35 5 mins
Opening Welcome from the BDA
  • Andy Burows - CEO, BERMUDA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (BDA)
09:35 - 09:40 5 mins
Minister of Finance Welcome
  • Curtis Dickinson, J.P., M.P. - Minister of Finance, -
09:40 - 10:25 45 mins
Info
Keynote - Family Governance
  • Carol Weisman - Director, Board Builders

Carol Weisman, author of Becoming One of the Grateful Dead:Where there's a Will, there's a way will share her insights into how to retain generations of clients.

  • How many people do you know in your client's family?
  • Do you want to be a highly skilled technician or a trusted family adviser?
  • Are you talking about philanthropy as a means to share values with the families
10:25 - 11:05 40 mins
Issues for the 21st Century Family
  • Joshua Rubenstein - Head of Trusts & Estates, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Rupert Ticehurst - Partner, Maurice Turnor Gardner
  • Sonia Velasco - Partner, Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
11:05 - 11:35 30 mins
Refreshment Break
11:35 - 12:15 40 mins
Info
Latin America Update
  • Moderator Michael Silva - Partner, DLA Piper
  • Brazil Humberto De Haro Sanches, Ulhôa Canto Rezende e Guerra Advogados
  • Argentina Augusto Mancinelli - Of counsel, DLA Piper
  • Mexico Samy Lazarov - Partner, Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa

The panel will survey regional reforms and trends bringing increased transparency, including UBO registries, MDR, CRS, including key highlights of disclosures mandated by US tax reform and its’ general impact on LatAm families

12:15 - 12:55 40 mins
International Trust Litigation Update
  • Moderator Keith Robinson - Partner, Carey Olsen
  • James Price - Partner and Head of Trust and Probate Litigation department, Stewarts
  • Anthony Poulton - Partner, Baker & McKenzie
12:55 - 14:05 70 mins
Lunch
14:05 - 14:15 10 mins
Steam 2 - Litigation
Moderator's Opening Remarks
  • Jeremy Kosky - Partner, Clifford Chance LLP
14:05 - 14:15 10 mins
Steam 3 - Trustee Focus
Moderator's Opening Remarks
  • Paul Tucker - Vice-President, Butterfield Bank (Guernsey) Limited
14:15 - 14:45 30 mins
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Steam 2 - Litigation
Crociani revisited - trustees at jeopardy away from home.
  • Josh Lewison - Barrister, Radcliffe Chambers
  • Mark Lindley - Partner, Boodle Hatfield
  • Brian Simms QC - Senior Partner, Lennox Paton
  • Nicole Buncher - Senior Associate, Clifford Chance

Discussion about two recent cases in the Bahamas and Singapore where the “home” Courts declined to take jurisdiction over trustee claims.


14:15 - 14:45 30 mins
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Steam 3 - Trustee Focus
What does GDPR mean for International Trust Companies, and how they store their client Data?
  • Paul Tucker - Vice-President, Butterfield Bank (Guernsey) Limited
  • Professor Suzanne Rab - Barrister, Serle Court

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force on 24 May 2016 and applies since 25 May 2018. This session will discuss the likely impact of these regulations on the Trust Industry.

14:45 - 15:15 30 mins
Steam 2 - Litigation
No Contest Clauses - How Far can a Settlor go to seek a quiet life
  • Stephen Moverley Smith QC - Barrister, XXIV Old Buildings
  • Graeme Kleiner - Partner, Charles Russell Speechlys
  • Hugh Antrim - Director, ThompsonMcMullan
14:45 - 15:15 30 mins
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Steam 3 - Trustee Focus
Challenges & Opportunities Facing Trustees
  • Grant Wilson - Chief Investment Officer, ARC
  • Alison Dyer-Fagundo - Managing Director, Estera
  • Craig MacIntrye - Director, Conyers Dill & Pearman
  • Dean Berry - Partner, Cadwalader
  • Discussion of Investment issues and opportunities
  • Issues faced by trustees in the management of properties and family owned businesses
  • Criminal Aspects
15:15 - 15:25 10 mins
Steam 2 - Litigation
Moderator's Closing Remarks
  • Jeremy Kosky - Partner, Clifford Chance LLP
15:15 - 15:25 10 mins
Steam 3 - Trustee Focus
Moderator's Closing Remarks
  • Paul Tucker - Vice-President, Butterfield Bank (Guernsey) Limited
15:25 - 15:55 30 mins
Refreshment Break
15:55 - 16:35 40 mins
Info
Practical points on Beddoe proceedings for litigators and non-litigators
  • Jonathan Hilliard QC - Barrister, Wilberforce Chambers
  • Scott Pearman - Director, Conyers Dill & Pearman
  • What is the Beddoe test? Is it different from ordinary blessing? Re the F Charitable Trust (2017)
  • What is the test for submission to the jurisdiction and settling proceedings?
  • How far does the power to compromise extend? Earl of Strafford
  • How does without prejudice privilege operate in blessing proceedings?
  • Duties of disclosure and rights to be heard- how far do they go?
  • Dealing with attacks on the trust property and administering trusts under attack
16:35 - 17:15 40 mins
Info
Offshore Update - Substance Rules and the EU Blacklist
  • Paul Hodgson - Managing Director, Butterfield Trust (Guernsey) Limited
  • Alison MacKrill - Partner, Appleby
  • Charlie Maydon Grace - Senior Associate, Macfarlanes

What is the impact going to be overseas territories and Crown Dependencies?

17:15 - 17:25 10 mins
Chairmen’s Summation
  • Mr Jonathan Conder - Partner, Macfarlanes
  • Basil Zirinis - Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
17:25 - 18:25 60 mins
Change and Get Ready for the Coaches to the Beach Party
18:25 - 19:00 35 mins
Info
Beach Party - Buses will depart from the hotel 18.25 sharp.
19:00 - 20:15 75 mins
Drinks Party - Sponsored by Meritus
20:15 - 22:00 105 mins
Dinner
22:00 - 23:00 60 mins
Buses return to the Princess at 10, 1030 and 11