The inaugural Jersey Finance Beirut event will take place at the Phonecia Hotel, Beirut on Wednesday 9 October 2019, from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm.
Led by Jersey Finance’s Faizal Bhana, Director – Middle East and Africa, this event will explore the common issues facing many HNW families and businesses, such as the transition of wealth from one generation to the next, current tax implications, and the need for good corporate governance.
The event will also feature a keynote speech from Richard Nunn, Regional Head – East, Jersey Finance, followed by a panel session. Entitled “Succession Planning and Governance for Family Businesses”, the session will feature local private wealth experts Carine Farran, Deputy Managing Senior Associate at Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm, certified as an independent corporate director by the International Financial Corporation (IFC) and Nada ElSayed Zoghzoghy – Tax Leader at PwC Lebanon, a specialist in international tax services with a specific focus on family businesses and estate planning.
With plenty of opportunities to network, with Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Lebanon, Chris Rampling MBE attending, this event is set to attract a broad range of members of the local advisory community, including heads of HNW/UHNW families, family business owners and other relevant professionals that are key in the private client / family business sector.