Webinar: Two bites of the cherry? Res judicata and abuse of process

No trustee or protector wants to get sued, let alone get sued twice for essentially the same thing. What can they do if this happens? You may remember that in May 2019, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance in the high profile Madam Lo v HSBC Trustee case dismissed claims brought by a beneficiary against the Trustee of … Read more

Private jets and yachts – issues and pitfalls

In this edition of the private wealth webinar series, our speakers provide specialist insight into the key issues which arise for ultra-high net worth clients and their family offices when considering buying yachts and private jets, including Making use of brokers Pre-purchase issues such as KYC, physical inspection, tax Legal structuring Aircraft management Operation and … Read more

Private equity and owner managed companies

In this webinar, specialists from our private wealth team will work through private equity options for family companies and owner managed businesses and highlight some of the key considerations and typical structures used. The session will also look at common areas for disputes and structuring and drafting techniques for avoiding some of the most prevalent … Read more

Dawn raids – how to prepare for the unexpected

The continuing focus and scrutiny of regulators and law enforcement agencies on countering anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing activities are a reality worldwide. Banks, trustees, companies and other businesses dealing with private clients often possess and handle highly sensitive information which may be the subject of a dawn raid investigation. In particular, Trust and Company … Read more