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Private Client Series

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WEALTH TALKS

3 Jun 2020

China Private Client

In this Wealth Talks,  we shall consider the application of China divorce, succession and community property laws both within China and also where there is an international element.

Three unique case studies will be considered:

 

Case Study No. 1

This case study will consider the application of China divorce, succession and matrimonial community property laws to assets held in China as well as foreign assets held in the US and via a trust in Hong Kong. China forced heir rights will be considered as well as potential "clawback" claims against trustees of foreign trusts. Application of China community property laws to foreign assets as well as foreign trusts will also be considered.

Case Study No. 2

This case study will consider application of US divorce, succession and matrimonial community property laws to assets and property held in the US, China and via various trusts established in Hong Kong and Singapore. Potential US court orders varying the terms of foreign trusts will be considered, as well as application of US community property law to foreign assets and trusts.

Case Study No. 3

This case study will explore the practical process and procedure by which a Chinese family may obtain residence and/or citizenship in the EU as well as potential long term succession and community property law implications.

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Zac Lucas

Partner

McCarthy Denning

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John Shoemaker

Registered Foreign Lawyer

Butter Snow

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Jennifer Lai

Head of North Asia,

Henley & Partners

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Lefan Gong

Senior Partner,

Zhong Lun

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Michael Shue

Managing Director,

Tricor Trust

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