22nd Annual International Wealth Transfer Practice Conference

6 Mar - 7 Mar 2017

Claridge’s Hotel

Session information

Hands-off those assets: cross-border strategies and vulnerabilities to protecting family wealth from civil creditors
Claridge’s Hotel


Family Law Committee (Lead)
Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Private Client Tax Committee (Lead)
Taxation Section (Lead)
European Regional Forum


This panel will explore different legal techniques and structures designed to provide protection of wealth from future lawsuits. The enforceability of trusts and various entities under civil and common law will be examined from both the client and creditor perspective.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Mark Osborne Osborne Helman Scott Knisely & Stanton LLP, Austin, Texas, USA; Treasurer, Private Client Tax Committee
Corina Weigl Fasken Martineau, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Michele Caratsch LL.M. Baldi & Caratsch, Zürich, Switzerland
Johannes Gasser Gasser Partner Rechtsanwälte, Ruggell, Liechtenstein
Paolo Giacometti Chiomenti Studio Legale, Milan, Italy
Matthew Guthrie Ogier, St Peter Port, Guernsey