The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the laws and regulations of Private Client practice across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about taxes, succession laws, wills, trusts and their structures.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Andrew Hine of Taylor Wessing.

3rd Edition | Published: January 2020

Hot Topic: Economic Substance Requirements under new AML Law in Liechtenstein

Introduction At very short notice, to be specific a few weeks before the revision of the criminal offence of money laundering (Article 165 of the Liechtenstein Criminal Code; StGB) came into force on 1 July 2019, the Liechtenstein banks surprised the players in the financial centre by announcing that, as of the date of the …

Hot Topic: The use of trust in Italy

The institute of trust is increasingly getting used in Italy in the recent years, despite some difficulties mostly related to the fact that, as commonly known, Italy does not have a proper regulation for trusts. Indeed, the institute of trust has been recognized in Italy through the ratification of the Hague Convention of July 1st …

Colombia

Baker McKenzie S.A.S.

Cyprus

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC

France

Tirard, Naudin Société d’Avocats

Germany

P+P Pöllath + Partners

Hong Kong

Jonathan Mok Legal in association with Charles Russell Speechlys

India

AZB & Partners

Israel

Eitan Mehulal Sadot, Advocates & Patent Attorneys

Italy

Maisto e Associati

Liechtenstein

Marxer & Partner Attorneys-at-Law

Mexico

SMPS Legal

Monaco

Law Offices of Jean-Charles S. Gardetto

Poland

Ożóg Tomczykowski

Portugal

Durham Agrellos

Russia

02 Consulting

Serbia

BDK Advokati AOD

Singapore

WongPartnership LLP

Switzerland

Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd

United Kingdom

Taylor Wessing LLP

United States

Seward & Kissel LLP