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David will be presenting on developments in GCC Structuring, alongside Alastair Glover (Chairman of STEP Arabia and Partner at Trowers & Hamlins LLP), Jacques Visser (Chief Legal Officer at the DIFCA) and Dr. Sameer Al Ansari (Chief Executive Officer of RAK ICC.
STEP Arabia seeks to address key issues that are faced by private investors of the United Arab Emirates when conducting personal investments and seeks to educate investors on the significance of careful estate and trust planning. STEP Arabia has members located in the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, Jordan and Saudi Arabia that have been involved in the development of the Dubai, Bahrain and Qatar trust laws and the family office framework in the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC). The conference brings together local and international practitioners for panel discussions on key topics facing the Trust and Estate industry.
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David Russell QC practises in Australia, England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn), the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre, New York (as a Legal Consultant), New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. He has acted for Commonwealth and State Governments as well as individuals and corporations. He is Chairman of STEP Australia and the STEP International Client Special Interest Group, a member of the STEP Worldwide Council and various STEP Committees, a co-chair of the United Arab Emirates Chapter of the International Section of the New York State Bar Association, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Section, an Academician of The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, a Member of the Middle East and North Africa Branch Committee of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (UK), a member of the Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers, a Freeman of the City of London and an Honorary Member of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong.
News 15 Oct, 2021