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    LONDON27 November 2014

    The BreweryChiswell StreetLondon, EC1Y 4SD


    BermudaKeith RobinsonPartner+1 441 298

    British Virgin IslandsAndrew WillinsPartner+1 284 852

    Cayman IslandsPeter McMaster QCPartner+1 345 814

    Cayman IslandsAndrew BoltonPartner, Practice Group HeadLitigation & Insolvency+1 345 814


    GuernseyGavin FergusonPartner+44 (0)1481 755

    Cayman IslandsCarlos de Serpa PimentelPartner+1 345 814

    Isle of ManChris CopePartner+44 (0)1624 647

    JerseyFraser RobertsonPartner+44 (0)1534 818

    For further information about the Appleby Offshore Conference please contact Claire Lloyd-Hickey


    Appleby is one of the worlds largest providers of offshore legal, fiduciary and administration services. With an unparalleled presence in the key offshore jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius and the Seychelles, the group offers advice on offshore law and provides fiduciary and administration services. We also have offices in four international financial centres of London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Zurich.

    Around 800 lawyers and professional specialists deliver sophisticated, specialised services, primarily in the areas of Corporate and Commercial; Litigation and Insolvency; Private Client and Trusts; and Property. We advise global public and private companies, financial institutions, andhigh net worth individuals, working with them and their advisers to achieve practical solutions, whether in a single location or across multiplejurisdictions.

  • Appleby Offshore Litigation Conference

    LONDON27 November 2014

    The BreweryChiswell StreetLondon, EC1Y 4SD



    4.30 pm: Registration

    4.55 pm: Opening remarks by Chairman, Peter McMaster QC

    5.00 pm: Panel Discussion The Right to Privacy in Offshore Trusts


    Appleby Panel: Partners from our various jurisdictions Offshore trustees are exposed to potential demands for information about the

    affairs of the trust from tax and regulatory authorities in an ever growing list of countries. This panel discusses contentious regulatory issues offshore under current regimes for compulsory provision of information, with a focus on Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEAs). In addition to explaining how TIEAs operate offshore and what information they can be used to gain about offshore trusts, this session will deal with:

    Trustees duties to their beneficiaries when confronted with Tax Information requests Best practice in responding to requests Legal challenges to requests Current stances offshore on issues of privacy and wider access to information on beneficial ownership.

    5.45 pm: Round-up and break.

    John RichesPartner RMW Law LLP


    6.00 pm: Panel Discussion Current Offshore Issues in Trust Litigation


    Appleby Panel: Partners from our various jurisdictions

    Offshore trusts often contain features not commonly seen onshore so that when disputes occur novel jurisprudence is created. This panel looks at recent offshore decisions involving:

    Forum disputes and trust jurisdiction clauses The duties of protectors and other influencers The operation of and limits on indemnities, exculpation and liens.

    6.45 pm: Round-up followed by drinks and canaps.

    To apply for your CPD credits for this seminar, please quote code FMW/APPL.


    Julian WalshPrivate Client Director RBC Wealth Management Trust & Fiduciary Services

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