Embracing the new world of private wealth
As the world rebounds from COVID-19 and the rate of digital adoption continues to accelerate, the advice that UHNWs require is changing at a rapid pace.
The Citywealth IFC Conference will bring together the leading offshore and onshore advisors to discuss what matters to UHNWs today, keeping them informed of the latest issues and developments.
Tuesday 25th January, 2022
Registration, Coffee & Networking on arrival
Chairperson's Opening Remarks
Jon Conder, Partner, Macfarlanes
Jon Conder is a partner in the private client group at Macfarlanes LLP. He advises UK and international private clients and trustees on all aspects of tax, trust, estate and succession planning and on philanthropic matters.
Industry update post-covid. Views on the path ahead for our services given impact of heavier scrutiny, regulatory supervision and the global reporting protocols
Professor Matthew Goodwin
A leading expert on issues relating to geo-politics, elections, voting and public mood. He has talked to more than 250 organizations around the world on these issues, ranging from the Bank of England and the European Parliament to the U.S. State Department, Deutsche Bank and Clifford Chance. He is the author of five books including the Sunday Times bestseller 'National Populism'
Key updates from across the IFCs. E.g. Important trust law decisions of the year etc.
Future of Fintech in the IFCs
ESG & Investments
Crypto Assets as Trust Assets
Gary Ashford, Partner, Harbottle & Lewis
Gary Ashford is a well-known international tax partner, with particular expertise in contentious tax matters. He previously held senior positions at HMRC and leading accountancy firms.
Divorce: When Asset Protection goes too far
Zahra Pabani, Partner, Irwin Mitchell
Zahra is a Family Law Partner at Irwin Mitchell, working in the Birmingham and London offices. Zahra is part of the national team and support clients in the UK and internationally.
Debate: Do we need a wealth tax?
Moderated by David Cracknell, former Political Editor of The Sunday Times & Founder of Big Tent Communications
Prior to launching his own consultancy in 2008, he covered politics for newspapers for over 15 years, including stints at The Sunday Telegraph, Press Association and finally being political editor at The Sunday Times.
Andy Summers, Associate Professor of Law, London School of Economics
Andy's work on tax law and policy focuses on the taxation of wealth. Andy uses administrative tax data to study tax planning by the very rich (top 1% by income, and high net worth individuals). Current projects include studies on capital gains and measurement of inequality, the UK’s ‘non-dom’ tax regime, and tax and international migration.
Close of Conference
Closing Drinks and Networking