What will Brexit bring for international private clients?


Tuesday, 2nd April 2019

From: 13:00 – 18:30


Loyens & Loeff

Neerveldstraat 101 – 103

1200 Brussels, Belgium 

What will Brexit bring for international private clients?

Whatever Brexit is going to look like, it will bring a series of complex challenges for international private clients, affecting their decisions on how to deal with matters of estate and asset disposal planning, tax, family and succession.

This seminar aims to help to clarify some of the most pressing issues through a conversation with practitioners from different jurisdictions. Tickets can be booked via Eventbrite here 

Agenda & Speakers:

13:00 Registration & Light lunch

13:30 Welcome & Introduction by Paolo Panico (Chair, STEP Europe) and Louise Benjamin (Chair, STEP BeNeLux)

13:45 Brexit, a state of affairs by Ivan Smyth (Legal Counsellor, UK Representation to the EU) and Fergus Eckersley (Counsellor, UK Representation to the EU). 

14:30 Panel 1 – What will Brexit bring for international private clients? - chaired by Richard Frimston (Private Client Consultant, Russell-Cooke, United-Kingdom)

  • Anneke Vrenegoor (Estate Planner, Vrenegoor Estate Planning, The Netherlands)
  • Alberto Perez Cedillo (Partner, Alberto Perez Cedillo Spanish Lawyers and Solicitors Limited, Spain)
  • Catherine Lambert (Notary, Notary Catherine Lambert, France)

16:00 Break

16:30 Panel 2 – Cross-border taxation after Brexit - chaired by Gary Ashford (Tax Partner, Harbottle & Lewis, United-Kingdom)

  • Saskia Lust (Partner, Loyens & Loeff, Belgium)
  • Francisco de Sousa da Câmara (Partner, Morais Leitao, Portugal)
  • Andrea Uleri (Senior Manager, Valente Associati GEB Partners, Italy)
  • Illia Neizvestny (Senior Associate, Arendt, Luxembourg)

18:00 Closing speech by Helena Raulus (Head of the Brussels Office of the UK Law Societies)

  • Networking reception

Kindly hosted by Loyens and Loeff