Name
Interactive Focus Groups
Date & Time
Friday, March 8, 2019, 12:10 PM - 1:15 PM
Morven McMillan Keith Robinson Joshua Rubenstein Jason Scott David Rees Anne-Marie Hughes Jessica Henson Sam Roberts Marco Cerrato
Description
(A) Representation for those who cannot represent themselves
This breakout focuses on the ranging jurisdictional treatment of those who cannot represent themselves in trust litigation, including unborn children, those who are un-locatable, have capacity issues or are under undue influence in contesting instruments and establishing jurisdiction to assert such theories, including whether the provisions used in trusts are realistic and the differences across jurisdictions.
 
SPEAKERS:
Suzanne Marriott, Charles Russell Speechlys, UK
Morven McMillan, Maples and Calder, Cayman Islands
David Rees QC, 5 Stone Buildings, UK
 
(B) Devising creative tax strategies to bring an end to litigation 
This breakout highlights the creative means that tax can be used to devise a settlement between parties otherwise intent on litigation.
 
SPEAKERS:
Joshua S. Rubenstein, Katten Muchin Rosenman, USA
Marco Cerrato, Maisto e Associati, Italy 
 
(C) USA trusts: Equal to their offshore brethren?
Comparing and contrasting US trust capability against the dangers and benefits of dealing with offshore.
 
SPEAKERS:
Jason Scott, Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Scott, USA
Keith Robinson, Carey Olsen, Bermuda
Monica S. Asher, McDermott Will & Emery, USA
 
(D) Game theory and psychology in trust litigation
Cognitive biases, cognitive dissonance, making predictions, assessing probabilities and the psychology of negotiation in the context of trust litigation.  

SPEAKERS:
Jessica Henson, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, UK
Sam Roberts, Cooke, Young & Keidan, UK