Welcome to STEP LatAm 2020! We are delighted to be in Buenos Aires.
Guided by a senior OECD officer, we will look at the results of the OECD tax policies for the past decade and ahead to what is on the table for the 2020/2030 decade.
Our distinguised panel will review the current onshore structures for asset protection and tax efficiency. The local fideicomisos settled in the country of residence of the settlor are becoming a useful planning tool.
Join star economist, Javier Milei, for a historical review of Latin America and his predictions for its future. Javier will provide us with his political and economic views on the past events in the region and give us his insights on the conditions for growth and development in the region that is ready to take off.
OECD and EU mandatory disclosure rules are spreading from Europe into LatAm. What do LatAm advisors need to know to advise their clients of this likely future landscape.
An analysis of the trend of "redistribution of wealthness" driven by THE OECD and adopted by some LATAM governments. What will be the impact of this trend (and others) on the wealth planning sector both onshore and offshore?
Our esteemed panelists will address the most important changes affecting families in Latin America including; BEPS implementation, changes in income tax, CFF and wealth tax as well as exploring the new planning alternatives for LATAM.
The success of a Family Enterprise is greatly enhanced by building a bridge to the next generation with a "Founder to Family Philosophy" that embraces good governance. The age old challenge of establishing an enduring plan is often in conflict when families go to war!
Winners must be in attendance!
Enjoy beautiful Buenos Aires!
More and more mobile, HNW and UHNW families are increasingly becoming 'residents of the world', as these families are now chosing multiple domiciles based entirely on their desirability for residency and the ease of doing business.
What is STEP doing around the world?
Lawyers from the region have had challenges in balancing the domestic legal and tax implications of common law trusts and how they operate in practice. This panel will run through case law jurisprudence regarding common law trusts established for Latam families that have been challenged in court.
The crime of tax evasion is increasing an AML predicate offence and advisers are becoming targets, even for past or historical advice given. In the light of this trend, what increased precautions should the industry be adopting?
Join us as we congratulate the winner of the second annual STEP LatAm Thesis Writing Competition. The top three papers are available for review on the conference website.
In the last few years, the OCDE and the European Community have been working with various zero and low tax jurisdictions to introduce economic substance rules in their legislations. Is there a standard approach as to when sufficient substance is actually achieved? What has been the effectiveness of such rules and the impact in our client´s lives? This presentation shall cover how various jurisdictions have introduced these rules, offering statistics and practical applications.
Smart contracts are computer based protocols intended to digitally facilitate, verify or enforce agreements among two or more parties. These contracts are reported to have the potential to improve all types of economic exchanges and to open new ways to do business. This presentation will explore how the legal and advisory business are transitioning in the use of such exponential technologies.
As an increase for economic substance and rules over controlled foreign corporations indicate disadvantageous tax consequences, planning strategies utilizing funds may indicate a better alternative to offer adequate economic substance requirements.
There is a movement towards not just beneficial ownership registries, but making these public as the future global standard. Will this come to pass and what will be the impact?
Santiago Bilinkis is a celebrated Argentinian entrepreneur, technologist and author. In 2010 he was invited to attend Singularity University at a NASA site in Silicon Valley, where he had the opportunity to study and work with the most prominent scientists in the world. He has also lectured at numerous academic institutions, including MIT and Harvard. A celebrated author, he has written about potential scientific advances and the new technologies that have recently arisen including: synthetic biology and the potentials for life extension; artificial intelligence and the possibility of the creation of a properly thinking machine and the impact of technology, especially in the fields of education and employment. A noted futurist, Santiago promises to enlighten, amaze and distrupt in this keynote presentation.
Billionaire-controlled businesses outperform the market by surprisingly large margins and in many case deliver twice the average market return. This can be attributed to three distinct personality traits -- smart risk-taking, business focus and determination. It is also interesting to note that billionaires lead the globe in philanthropic contributions. So why all the negative press and why do we love to hate them so much?
Do not miss the closing gala event at the spectacular Madero Yacht Club. Just a 5 minute walk from the hotel! Cocktails, dinner and dancing await you.
Only events listed on the Conference Schedule are part of the STEP LatAm Conference.
The Conference Board does not endorse any privately organized events that run parallel to our Sponsored Hospitalities or programme.
Business casual attire is suggested for the duration of the Conference.
Evening cocktail is recommended for the Gala Event on Friday night.
Únicamente los eventos detallados en el Programa de la Conferencia son parte de la Conferencia STEP LatAm. El Comité Organizador de la Conferencia no es responsable por eventos organizados de forma privada que se llevan a cabo paralelamente con nuestras atenciones patrocinadas o el programa. La vestimenta sugerida durante la Conferencia es de negocios casual. Para el Evento de Gala el viernes por la noche se recomienda vestido de cóctel.