The Isle of Man: The Alternative Jurisdiction for Wealth Structuring​​​​

9/12/2020: Your Partner Jurisdiction for Succession Planning

About The Webinar

Finance Isle of Man, an Executive Agency of the Isle of Man Government's Department for Enterprise, is hosting this free webinar series exploring why the Isle of Man is the partnership jurisdiction of choice for wealth structuring for Chinese individuals and businesses. The Finance Agency will be joined by several industry members, specialising in the Hong Kong market place.

Panel questions: If you would like to submit a panel question prior to the webinar, please email [email protected] with our question/s.

  • Minister for Enterprise, Laurence Skelly MHK
    07:30 - 07:35 - Opening address

  • Alex Bush 
    ​​​​​​​07:35 - 07:40 - Features of the Isle of Man companies

  • James Russell
    07:40 - 07:45 - The practical aspects of working with Isle of Man companies

  • Fiona Chan 
    07:45 - 07:50 - Use of Manx structures for succession planning

  • Speaker Panel 
    07:50 - 08:10 - Pre-submitted audience questions will be discussed and answered by our guest speakers from industry, during this 20 minute informal panel

  • Speaker Panel 
    08:10 - 08:15 - Audience members will have the opportunity to ask any questions through the chat functionality

  • Minister for Enterprise, Laurence Skelly MHK

    Laurence Skelly was elected to the House of Keys as a Member for Rushen following the 2011 general election. He was appointed Minister for Enterprise in July 2014. Previously he was Minister for the Department of Infrastructure, Chairman of the Planning Committee from 2013-14 and a Member of the Department of Community Culture and Leisure from 2011-13 with responsibility for community, culture and the Arts. Laurence was raised and educated in the Isle of Man. Prior to becoming a Member of the House of Keys, Laurence worked in travel and tourism, wholesale and event management. In his spare time he enjoys travel, walking, golf and the Arts.

  • Alex Bush, Managing Director, Sentient

    A qualified Chartered Accountant, Alex is Client Services Director of Sentient International Limited in Hong Kong. With his wealth of international experience working with Public Companies and Family Offices, Alex head’s the group’s business development and operations in South East Asia.

  • James Russell, Regional Managing Director - Asia Pacific, Equiom

    James is responsible for the overall operation and performance of Equiom Asia, ensuring that business performance is in line with group strategy. He oversees a team of specialists focused on the delivery of services including private trust, company set up, tax, legal compliance, accounting and immigration. As a member of the Equiom (Asia) Board, James contributes towards Equiom's strategic and tactical corporate development.

  • Fiona Chan, Partner, Appleby

    Fiona Chan is a partner in the corporate department of Appleby’s Hong Kong office, advising on a full spectrum of banking and finance, non-contentious insurance, technology and innovation, private client and trust matters relating to the laws of Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands. Fiona has almost 20 years of offshore and onshore experience in the Asian market. She leads the Banking and Finance, Private Client & Trusts practices in the Hong Kong office as well as Appleby’s Technology & Innovation Group and Economic Substance Working Group in Asia.

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