Firm Description: Katten is a full-service law firm with nearly 650 attorneys in locations across the United States and in London and Shanghai. Clients seeking sophisticated, high-value legal services turn to Katten for counsel locally, nationally and internationally. The firm’s core areas of practice include corporate, financial markets and funds, insolvency and restructuring, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, structured finance and securitization, transactional tax planning, private credit and private wealth. Katten represents public and private companies in numerous industries, as well as a number of government and nonprofit organizations and individuals. For more information, visit katten.com.
IQ-EQ is a leading investor services group that brings together a rare combination of global technical expertise and deep understanding of client needs. With over 4,000 people in 24 jurisdictions, including 10 offices across the United States, we have the know-how and the ‘know you’ to provide a comprehensive range of administration, compliance, asset and advisory services to private clients, family offices, fund managers and multinational companies operating worldwide.
Within our Private Wealth segment, our talented and highly qualified professionals have extensive experience of working with multi-generational families, their family offices and advisers to provide trust and fiduciary services to suit every stage of the family’s wealth planning and management strategy.
We are on a mission to establish the true narrative.
We all have a right to privacy – it’s a universal human right enshrined in law. In a world where fiction can appear as fact, we fight passionately against breaches of your privacy, attacks on your reputation and threats to your security. It’s what makes us tick.
We believe the law is the best and fairest tool available to establish truth. But we also know it can require an army of skills to put things right when crisis hits. That’s why we are the only business in the world to deploy – under one roof – media experts, data protection lawyers, litigators, experts from military intelligence, former investigative journalists, international investigators, cyber-security specialists, digital forensic experts and senior people from the military, police and government.
Ogier provides legal advice on BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg law. Our network of locations also includes Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. Ogier's Trusts Advisory Group draws together experts from different disciplines and locations to provide a seamless contentious and non-contentious advisory service which also includes relevant corporate support. Our Private Wealth team advises trustees, private banks and ultra-high net worth clients on the lifecycle of trusts from establishment, restructuring and administration to succession planning. We have in-depth knowledge of trusts and foundations, enabling us to provide flexible and practical guidance on choosing the most effective jurisdiction. The team combines with our corporate specialists to provide commercially focused corporate advice regarding companies that underlie trust structures or on new investments structures as they arise. The Trusts Advisory Group draws together contentious and non-contentious trust practitioners. Our Dispute Resolution specialists have a particularly strong track record, having acted successfully in many of the headline international trust and private client matters in recent years in BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey.
Maisto e Associati is an independent Italian law firm specialised in tax law. Established in 1991 by lawyers with many years of experience in the field, Maisto e Associati has grown consistently in size and reputation and now has 59 members (partners, of counsels and associates). With a proven track record in tackling even the most complex cases, clients receive the benefit of years of experience combined with customized care and advice to the highest standard.
The Firm as a whole and several partners individually have been consistently ranked for several years by independent researchers – including Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, International Tax Review World Tax and World Transfer Pricing - as tier 1 in the Italian tax scene.
Most of the Firm’s professionals participate in advisory bodies and study groups, are frequent speakers at congresses and contribute to publications and to the most prestigious Italian and foreign tax journals, thus maintaining a cutting-edge knowledge of the most advanced tax issues.