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STEP Asia Conference - One World, a new paradigm for wealth

7-9 October 2014, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong 

Agenda

Tuesday, October 7th

18:00 Welcome cocktail reception

Wednesday, October 8th

08:00 Refreshments & registeration
08:50 Welcome from STEP Hong Kong
08:55 Welcome from STEP Worldwide
09:00 Keynote Address: Welcome to the new tax world
09:30 Automatic exchange of tax information and privacy
10:10 Why privacy matters and how to achieve it
10:40 Networking and refreshments
11:10 Is it too late to separate the concepts of tax and privacy?
12:00 Amnesty International – A comparative analysis of how to come clean
12:50 Lunch
14:00 Specialist topics
14:50 Specialist topics repeated – options as listed above
15:55 Networking and refreshments
16:05 Evaluating business models and seizing the new opportunities
16:50 China – Threats & opportunities
17:30 Day 1 close
18:30 Cocktail reception and dinner

Thursday, October 9th

08:00 Refreshments and registration
08:50 Welcome from STEP Hong Kong
09:00 Keynote address: Hong Kong and 2047
09:45 Families at war – Lessons from the trenches
10:30 International case update
11:00 Networking and refreshments
11:30 Ruiling from the grave – perpetual trusts, in terrorum clauses and confidentiality clauses: in whose interests are they really?
12:15 Hong Kong trust law
12:45 Taxation of trusts & PICs in Hong Kong
13:15 Lunch
14:15 Specialist topics
15:05 Specialist topics repeated – options as listed above
15:50 Networking and refreshments
16:15 Challenging trusts – A litigator’s perspecitive on shams, reserved powers and resulting trusts
16:45 Shame Tursts Revisited
17:30 Final remarks and close
18:30 Farewell dinner