15 October 2019

Withers has a strong presence at STEP LatAm 2019 Conference


Sao Paulo, Brazil


October 17th and 18th

Event Description

Withers is happy to announce our strong presence at the upcoming STEP LatAm Conference 2019 taking place on October 17th and 18th in São Paulo, Brazil.

The conference will feature two Withers speakers on current issues facing international families in Latin America. For those attending, we encourage you to join to hear Reaz Jafri, a partner in our New York office, discuss options in citizenship, residency and relocation for globally mobile individuals, and Philip Munro, a partner in our London office, discuss beneficial ownership registers and global transparency. Both sessions are on October 18th.

In addition to our speakers, we have five attendees representing our Latin America practice: Christina Baltz, Roberto Bonomi, Guilia Cipollini, Josefina Colomar and Ivan Sacks.

Withers Latin America practice focuses on international legal advice for high net worth families in or investing in the region as well as international banks, trust companies, local law firms and other professionals providing wealth planning services in the region and in particular in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. We provide cross-border advice in key areas such as:

• Trusts and other fiduciary structures
• Foreign investment and tax structuring
• Succession planning
• Inbound US investment and tax structuring
• Dispute resolution
• Commercial and real estate advice
• Special assets (art, aircraft, yachts, horses, sports teams, etc.)
• Immigration, citizenship and residency relocation planning

STEP, The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, is a professional body providing members with a learning and business network focusing on the responsible stewardship of assets today and across the generations. Regional STEP LatAm branches include Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Panama and South America, and more info on the conference can be found here.

Withers looks forward to seeing our friends and colleagues at STEP LatAm and developing connections with new contacts. If you are attending, please do reach out and say hello!

Withers was named “International Legal Team of the Year” at STEP 2019/20 Private Client Awards. Read more here .

Category: Article

Client types: Latin America