21st Annual International Wealth Transfer Practices Conference

Claridge’s Hotel, | 29 Feb 2016

IBA Biennial Global Immigration Conference

Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti, one of the founding partners of Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, will be speaking at the 21st Annual International Wealth Transfer Practices Conference that will take place between 29th of February and 1st of March 2016, in London, United Kingdom.

21st Annual International Wealth Transfer Practices Conference

The 21st Annual International Wealth Transfer Practices Conference, supported by the IBA Family Law Committee and the European Regional Forum, is a world leading event presented by the Individual Tax and Private Client Committee.

More than 150 excellent business, legal and regulatory professionals from over 40 different jurisdictions come and participate in the 21st  Annual International Wealth Transfer Practice Conference to get up-to-date information and examine in-depth the hottest issues involving international wealth transfer, taxation of private clients and estate planning.

Interactive discussions will address what is currently happening across the legal, banking and advisory sectors. The risks, opportunities and objectives of high net worth clients, as well as the latest trends across the globe and how they affect successful international families will be discussed. 

Titled, 'In the shoes of our clients – what do they want?', participants at the 21st Annual International Wealth Transfer Practices Conference, will share their expertise on how to attract clients, develop healthy business relationships and avoid ethical pitfalls.

In light of the above, the main topics of the 21st Annual International Wealth Transfer Practices Conference will include:

  • "Double, double, toil and trouble" – recent and upcoming challenges for private client advisors
  • "I want a say in my wealth management" – controlling trustees and foundation boards
  • "I want somewhere with good schools, stable government and culture, but I don’t like to pay too much tax, what should I do before I emigrate?"
  • "I want a baby, will you have one for me please?" – and other hot topics in family law

Citizenship & Residency at the 21st Annual International Wealth Transfer Practices Conference

Dr Chetcuti, will explore the citizenship and residency programmes provided under Maltese & Cypriot law for individuals and their families to reside in Malta or Cyprus. Dr Jean-Philippe, will also analyze the various opportunities for structuring wealth using Malta and Cyprus.

Our Residency and Citizenship practice

Dr Chetcuti heads the firm's Private Clients practice, specialising in private client tax planning, personal wealth structuring, family business advisory, corporate relocation and citizenship and residency planning.   

Dr Chetcuti is a key advisor to the Maltese Government on the design of Malta Citizenship by Investment and was the first to be licenced by the Identity Malta Agency to directly file citizenship by investment applications under the Malta Individual Investor Programme.  Dr Chetcuti has represented the first applicants to apply at the pilot phase of the Malta Individual Investor Programme, benefiting from the first Malta Citizenship approvals issued in November 2014.  

He also advises on the Malta Global Residence Programme and buying property in Malta. Within his tax planning and wealth structuring function, he specialises in the use of Malta holding companies and Malta's Participation ExemptionMalta royalty companiesMalta trusts and Malta foundations and Malta Professional Investor Funds.

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