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08:45 - 09:20 35 mins
Registration
09:20 - 09:30 10 mins
Chairwoman's Introduction
  • Barrister, XXIV Old Buildings Elspeth Talbot - Rice QC - Barrister, XXIV Old Buildings
09:30 - 10:15 45 mins
Keynote: Life after TDT – where does it leave trustees and third parties who deal with them?
  • The Honourable Justice David Hayton, The Caribbean Court of Justice
10:15 - 11:00 45 mins
Insolvent Trusts: Clarity at last?
  • Robert Gardner - Partner, Bedell Cristin
  • Alasdair Davidson - Partner, Bedell Cristin
11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
Morning Refreshment Break
11:30 - 12:00 30 mins
Trustees Beware: How not to do it – practical lessons learned from Crociani
  • Stella Mitchell-Voisin - Managing Director, Summit Trust International SA
  • Jessica Henson - Senior Associate, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • Paul Hodgson - Managing Director, Butterfield Trust (Guernsey) Limited
12:00 - 12:40 40 mins
Arbitration of Trust Disputes
  • Dr Werner Jahnel - Partner, LALIVE
  • Steven Kempster - Partner, Withers
  • Jeffrey Elkinson - Director, Conyers Dill & Pearman
12:40 - 13:10 30 mins
Trustees and Advisors in the Firing Line: Personal ramifications for holding office in the new age of international tax collection
  • Marco Cerrato - Partner, Maisto e Associati
13:10 - 14:10 60 mins
Lunch
14:10 - 14:55 45 mins
Judicial control of trustees
  • Removal of directors of trustees – is it possible?  (X Trusts – Bermuda)
  • Directing a shareholder to vote in favour of a resolution (Lehtimaki)
  • No power to order indemnities be given –  Meritus v Butterfield
  • Anthony Poulton - Partner, Baker & McKenzie
  • Rupert Ticehurst - Partner, Maurice Turnor Gardner
  • Simon Goldring - Senior Associate, Maurice Turnor Gardner
14:55 - 15:40 45 mins
Obscuring the truth or protecting a legitimate right? Confidentiality and Privilege in trust disputes
  • Ramifications of confidentiality regimes on trust litigation
  • In the matter of the E Trusts (2018, Bermuda)
  • Privilege in trust applications – Rothschild Switzerland (CI) Trustees Ltd v W (2017, Guernsey, Her Hon Hazel Marshall QC)
  • Richard Wilson QC - Barrister, Serle Court
  • Robert Avis - Barrister, XXIV Old Buildings
  • Laura Hasson - Associate, Clifford Chance
15:40 - 16:00 20 mins
Afternoon Refreshment Break
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
Culture Club: How do different cultures impact on settlement tactics?
  • Olga Boltenko - Managing Partner, Boltenko Law
  • Marianne Kafena - Partner, Farrer & Co
16:30 - 17:15 45 mins
Wine Tasting Session Kindly Sponsored by Athena Art Finance
Wine as a Trust Investment: What could possibly go wrong?
  • Andrew Walker QC - Barrister, Maitland Chambers
17:15 - 17:25 10 mins
Chairwoman's Summation
  • Elspeth Talbot - Rice QC - Barrister, XXIV Old Buildings