TRUST BERMUDA-journal supplement by STEP BERMUDA

Bermuda’s Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’2019/20 journal supplement ‘Trust Bermuda’ looks at how geopolitical risk is impacting upon private clients’ and family offices’ choice of jurisdictions for trusts and asset holding structures; the latest legislative and regulatory framework developments; a snapshot of the island’s business environments in numbers; why business families in particular are attracted to Bermuda; and how millennials interpret philanthropy. Also included is a case study, inspired by Greek mythology, on the management of family wealth; and, looking to the future, an interview on how a marine conservation charity is inspiring research programmes. Authors and contributors include Andrew Holden TEP (XXIV Old Buildings, London), journalist Elliot Wilson, Joseph A Field (Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, New York), James Quarmby (Stephenson Harwood, London), Patricia Woo (Squire Patton Bloggs, Hong Kong), Michael Grob (Sun Life Financial International), Nicolas Malumian TEP (Malumian and Associates, Argentina), Thomas J Handler (Handler Thayer, Chicago), Barbara R Hauser (Independent family office specialist, New York), Georgina James (Bryan Cave Paisner, London) John Gibbons TEP (Harbour International Trust Company), David Veness (Butterfield Trust), Andrew Smith (Ocean Tech) and Ashley Fife (STEP Bermuda Chairman): The supplement can be accessed at:


STEP Bermuda conference: ‘Trust in the future: Keeping step with changes’ at Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute on Thursday 5 December 2019. The theme of opportunities for international financial centres amidst geopolitical uncertainty are also explored at this year’s STEP Bermuda conference . Speakers include James Quarmby (Stephenson Harwood, London), Rebecca Wang (PWC, New York), Phil Munro (Withers, London), Gemma Willingham (Baker McKenzie, London), Catharine Bell and Rosie Schumm (Forsters, London), Arianne Plasencia (DLA Piper, Miami), Merrilyn Johnson (TransAmerica Life), Randall Krebs (Harbour Trust), David Veness (Butterfield Trust), Zoe Hanson (Zobec Trust Company), Michael Frith, Bermuda’s Minister of Finance and Governor respectively and more. Topics include: Beneficial ownership, structuring for PRCs, sharia law, economic substance, trusts and divorce, UK and US tax updates and more. Please contact and/or for further information.

the V Russian-British Business Forum

the V Russian-British Business Forum

On 27 November 2019, the V Russian-British Business Forum will be held in London as part of the Eastern Seasons week of Russian business events. The Forum will take place at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster. The main themes of the business programme include innovative technologies, industrial cooperation, digitalization of the economy and cooperation in the services sector. Over 1,000 British and Russian business leaders, officials, as well as representatives of development institutions and international organizations are expected to take part in the Forum. RBBF 2019 is organized by the Trade delegation of Russia in the UK and the Roscongress Foundation.

The theme of RBBF 2019 is ‘Digital Industries and Infrastructure’.

Key Discussion Topics for the V Russian-British Business Forum have Been Set

28^ Convention Mondiale delle CCIE

28^ Convention Mondiale delle CCIE

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 26 ott 2019 – 29 ott 2019  – Treviso – Venezia – Padova | Veneto, Italia

28^ Convention Mondiale delle CCIE

La 28esima edizione della Convention Mondiale delle Camere di Commercio Italiane all’Estero (CCIE) si è svolta  in Veneto dal 26 al 29 ottobre 2019. La manifestazione, prevista dall’Accordo di Programma 2019 tra la Regione del Veneto e le Camere di Commercio di Treviso-Belluno|Dolomiti  e Venezia Rovigo, costituisce da sempre un’importante opportunità per il rafforzamento dei rapporti della rete camerale italiana all’estero con le Istituzioni e le realtà imprenditoriali italiane.

Le 78 CCIE presenti in 55 Paesi del mondo hanno avuto infatti, l’occasione di incontrare i soggetti della promotion attivi in Italia per riflettere, insieme, su comuni strategie di internazionalizzazione rivolte alle piccole e medie imprese italiane.

Nuova Camera entrata nel circuito di Assocamestero: la Camera di Commercio Italiana in Mozambico