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TUESDAY, 09 APRIL 2024 | 12:00 - 14:00

New options for cross-border estate planning under the revised Swiss Private International Law Act

SPEAKER
Dr. iur. Kinga M. Weiss, LL.M., TEP, Attorney at Law / Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law / Partner, Walder Wyss Ltd.

TOPIC
The presentation gives an overview of the revision of Chapter 6 of the Swiss Private International Law Act, which aims to modernize Switzerland’s international inheritance law, adapt it to the European Succession Regulation and to the inadequacies in practice. Various provisions have been amended in particular to harmonize the competencies, to clarify the choice of law rules for Swiss dual citizens, the renvoi, the law governing executors and administrators and the law applicable to the substantive validity of testamentary dispositions.

SPEAKER CV
KINGA M. WEISS is a partner and co-chair of the Private Clients team of Walder Wyss. She primarily devotes her time to domestic and foreign private clients, banks and family offices. Her areas of expertise are centered around both private clients and entrepreneurs in matters of in heritance law, including marital property law, relating to estate planning, business succession and execution of wills. Cross-border cases account for the bulk of her field of action. 
Besides, she also supports clients with relocation, as set structuring, trust and endowment matters and tax affairs. She regularly holds speeches and publishes articles in and outside of Switzerland.
Kinga was a member of the Expert Commission on the revision of the Swiss Private International Law Act on inheritance law. And she chairs the Schulthess Forum conference.
She is a member of the Zurich Bar Association, Swiss Bar Association, International Bar Association (IBA), the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law as well as a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

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Date
TUESDAY, 09 APRIL 2024 | 12:00 - 14:00

Venue
HOTEL GLOCKENHOF ZÜRICH
Sihlstrasse 31
8022 Zürich
Switzerland
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TUESDAY, 09 APRIL 2024

CPD
1 hour towards CPD obligation

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Timetable Lunch Meeting
11.45 - 12.00 / Registration
12.00 - 13.00 / Talk & Questions
13.00 - 14.00 / Lunch & Networking

Timetable on-line
12.00 - 12.03 / Registration
12.03 - 13.00 / Talk & Questions
Link and Presentation will be provided in advance

Annulation
Booked places can be cancelled up to 24 hours before the event. Only cancellations made in due time will be refunded. Substitutions may be made at any time.

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