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The Private Client Comparative: A European Tour

04 Mar 2021

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The Private Client Comparative: A European Tour

Highlights

Join us on a whistlestop tour around Europe to catch up on the what's been going on over the last 12-18 months. Listen to representatives from 9 key jurisdictions share what they see as a vital update in the private client landscape. 

Our tour stops at:

  • France
  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Italy
  • Liechtenstein
  • UK
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Switzerland

Hosted by Nicholas Holland, McDermott Will & Emery, our speakers will cover issues and developments that they believe will be vital for global HNWIs and their families. 

Nick Holland
Partner
McDermott, Will & Emery

Nick Holland
Nick Holland Partner
McDermott, Will & Emery
Dr. Andreas Richter
Partner
POELLATH, Germany

Twenty years ago, Andreas was the first lawyer at POELLATH to specialize exclusively in tax, legal and strategic advice to large private clients. In the following two decades, together with his partners and colleagues, he led POELLATH to the top of the market in the fields of succession, private clients and foundations. In addition to his classical legal practice, Andreas holds a large number of positions on supervisory and advisory boards of family businesses and family offices, acts as executor for entrepreneurial assets and serves on the board of directors of charitable foundations. In addition to his profession, Andreas is passionate about tennis.


Dr. Andreas Richter
Dr. Andreas Richter Partner
POELLATH, Germany
Nuno Cunha Barnabé
Partner
Abreu Advogados, Portugal

Nuno Cunha Barnabé has a degree in Law from the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Law (1996), where he also lectured in tax, public finances, and economics (1996-1999). He started his professional career as a senior tax consultant at former Arthur Andersen Portugal (1996-2000). While at the law firm PLMJ (2000-2019), Nuno was Head of Tax and coordinator of the Private Clients’ team, which he founded as the first multidisciplinary team in the Portuguese legal market, and of the firm’s Swiss desk.

Nuno is currently a senior partner at ABREU, where he co-heads the firm’s tax practice being responsible for Private Clients. He is also a qualified EU lawyer in Switzerland (2013) and a founding judge of the Portuguese Tax Arbitration Court (2011).

He has over 20 years’ experience in tax law and specializes on wealth taxation advising HNWI’s individuals, family businesses, private banking and asset management businesses in Portugal and Portuguese speaking countries (Brazil and Africa).

Nuno is as member (TEP) of the STEP - Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (registered at the Central London branch) and TIAETL - The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, in which he currently serves as Council Member.

When we was a partner at PLMJ, he launched the first Private Clients multidisciplinary team in the Portuguese legal market which he took with him to ABREU.

He was responsible for the team’s nomination by the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe in the category of Private Clients (2013). His team also received the STEP Annual Private Client Award for large-medium size firms (2018).

Nuno is a regular participant in Private Clients’ industry international events and forums, such as the IBA Private Client Tax Committee annual conference, Legal Week, the Global Leaders Forum, and the Wealth Advisors Forum.

He is recognised by Chambers Europe, Legal 500, Who’s Who and Best Lawyers Directories as a Tier1/Leading Lawyer in Tax and/or Private Clients.


Nuno Cunha Barnabé
Nuno Cunha Barnabé Partner
Abreu Advogados, Portugal
Johannes Gasser
Senior Partner
Gasser Partner Attorneys at Law, Liechtenstein

Johannes Gasser
Johannes Gasser Senior Partner
Gasser Partner Attorneys at Law, Liechtenstein
Nicola Saccardo
Partner
Maisto e Associati, Italy

Nicola Saccardo graduated from the University of Milan “Luigi Bocconi” and holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Taxation from the University of Leiden (The Netherlands). He is admitted to the Italian Bar and is also qualified as Italian chartered accountant.

He is a member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, as well as its vice President for Europe and Chair of its Tax Committee. He is an international fellow of ACTEC and member of its International Estate Planning Committee. He is a member of STEP, Deputy-Chair of the International Client Global SIG Steering Committee and member of the EU Public Policy Committee.

He leads the EU tax law course at the LL.M. of the King's College in London.


He is author of many publications on Italian tax matters and is frequent speaker at conferences.


His areas of expertise include taxation of trusts, estates and HNWIs; estate planning in general; and international and EU tax law.


Nicola Saccardo
Nicola Saccardo Partner
Maisto e Associati, Italy
Line-Alexa Glotin
Partner
UGGC Avocats, France

Line-Alexa Glotin
Line-Alexa Glotin Partner
UGGC Avocats, France
Niklas Schmidt
Partner
Wolf Theiss, Austria

Niklas Schmidt
Niklas Schmidt Partner
Wolf Theiss, Austria
Iñigo Aguirrezabala Iza
Partner
Cuatrecasas, Spain

Íñigo Aguirrezabala specializes in advising on the tax aspects of investment and asset structures for national and international investors. He regularly advises family offices, private equity funds, family businesses, funds and high-net-worth individuals on their transactions and on structuring their investments. He also advises individuals and families on organizing their personal and business assets and on their inheritance planning.

He spent over four years working in the US, enabling him to acquire extensive knowledge of international taxation, particularly of the investment vehicles and structures used by European, US and Latin American investors.

His practice includes defending taxpayers’ interests in tax inspection proceedings.

He has been lecturing on international taxation in the Master in Tax Consultancy at Universidad de Navarra since 2018.

He speaks regularly at conferences on taxation and at international forums, including IBA, ABA and STEP.

He is the author of important legal publications and articles in national and international journals.


Iñigo Aguirrezabala Iza
Iñigo Aguirrezabala Iza Partner
Cuatrecasas, Spain
Ruth Bloch-Riemer
Partner
Bär & Karrer, Switzerland

Ruth Bloch-Riemer’s practice focuses on domestic and international tax law.

She regularly advises Swiss and foreign high net worth individuals in all taxation matters. In particular, she supports clients with regard to wealth and succession planning, the structuring of charitable contributions, questions in the context of the taxation of art and artists, and questions within the field of the domestic and international structuring and coordination of their pension and social security.

Furthermore, Ruth Bloch-Riemer is advising domestic and international companies and managers in all taxation and social security matters particularly in the context of compensation, i. a. within employee participation schemes, and in the development and implementation of complex domestic and cross-border pension solutions.

In her areas of practice, Ruth Bloch-Riemer supports clients both in the context of compliance work and non-contentious procedures as well as in the context of litigation vis-à-vis domestic administrative and judicial authorities.

Ruth Bloch-Riemer regularly publishes and speaks at conferences on tax and social security matters. She serves as an expert for the oral Swiss tax expert examinations.

Ruth was awarded the Rising Star Award 2019 by Euromoney Legal Media Group and has been acknowledged by Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2020 as "Up and Coming", ranking her as a driver of the firms growth and working towards an established reputation in the market.


Ruth Bloch-Riemer
Ruth Bloch-Riemer Partner
Bär & Karrer, Switzerland

Agenda

1.55pm
Audience Logon
2.00pm
Chair's Opening Remarks
Speakers:
Nick Holland - Partner - McDermott, Will & Emery
2.05pm
The Private Client Comparative: A European Tour

A whistlestop tour around Europe to catch up on the what's been going on over the last 12-18 months.

8 key jurisdictions share what they see as a vital update in the private client landscape. 

  • France
  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Italy
  • Liechtenstein
  • UK
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
Speakers:
Dr. Andreas Richter - Partner - POELLATH, Germany
Nuno Cunha Barnabé - Partner - Abreu Advogados, Portugal
Johannes Gasser - Senior Partner - Gasser Partner Attorneys at Law, Liechtenstein
Nicola Saccardo - Partner - Maisto e Associati, Italy
Line-Alexa Glotin - Partner - UGGC Avocats, France
Niklas Schmidt - Partner - Wolf Theiss, Austria
Iñigo Aguirrezabala Iza - Partner - Cuatrecasas, Spain
Ruth Bloch-Riemer - Partner - Bär & Karrer, Switzerland
2.50pm
Panel Q&A
3.00pm
Chair's Summation & Close of Event
Speakers:
Nick Holland - Partner - McDermott, Will & Emery

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