Mourant Ozannes International Trusts and Private Client Conference, 2012 (ITPC2012)

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton

Location: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Event Date/Time: Oct 05, 2012 End Date/Time: Oct 05, 2012
Registration Date: Oct 05, 2012
Early Registration Date: Jul 31, 2012
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Mourant Ozannes' International Trusts & Private Client Conference 2012
Following the success of last year's event, Mourant Ozannes will hold their second International Trusts & Private Client conference on Friday 5 October 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Grand Cayman.

This informative one day conference will once again feature speakers from Mourant Ozannes as well as other leading professionals in this field, including Shân Warnock-Smith QC, Andrew De La Rosa, Jonathan Speck, Morven McMillan and Robert Shepherd.

Join us at the Ritz-Carlton in the beautiful Cayman Islands for a programme which will include a drafting masterclass, a role play and breakout sessions. Topics will include "The Art of Compromise" and "Firefighting: a focus on firewall legislation".

Date: 5 October 2012
Venue: Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Conference Programme
9:30 - 9:45
Chair's Welcome: Morven McMillan and Shân Warnock-Smith QC

9:45 - 10:30
Keynote: To be announced

10:30 - 11:15
International trust litigation and the divorcing spouse
Andrew De La Rosa (ICT Chambers) and
Joshua Rubenstein (Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP)

11:15 - 11:45
Coffee break

11:45 - 12:45
Breakout sessions:

A. Drafting Masterclass: how to get the basics right and minimize the risk of litigation
Morven McMillan (Mourant Ozannes) and
Ceris Gardner (Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP)

B Trustee investments: what can we do when it all goes wrong?
Hector Robinson (Mourant Ozannes)
Nick Holland (Bircham Dyson Bell LLP)

C The Art of Structuring: can the offshore trust still meet the requirements of the US or UK settlor?
Mark Harris (Rawlinson & Hunter), Gina Nelson (Butterfield), Hal Webb (Cantor & Webb LLP)

12:45 - 2:00

2:00 - 3:00
Breakout sessions:

A. Trustee and protector removal: a graceful exit or a messy divorce?
Bruce Lincoln (Mourant Ozannes) and
Jeremy Gordon (Farrer & Co LLP)

B. The Art of Compromise: taking the sting out of litigation
Lucy Diggle (Mourant Ozannes) and
Suzanne Marriott (Charles Russell LLP)

C. Directions applications - are they the answer to every trustee's problems?
Jonathan Speck (Mourant Ozannes) and
Sofie Hoffman (Boodle Hatfield LLP)

3:00 - 3:45

Firefighting: A focus on firewall legislation
Shân Warnock-Smith QC (ICT Chambers and 5 Stone Buildings),
Rob Shepherd (Mourant Ozannes) and
To be announced

3:45 - 4:15
Coffee break

4:15 - 5:15
Role Play:
Choreographer - Andrew De La Rosa
The Players: to be announced

5:15 - 5:30
Closing remarks

5:30 - 7:00
Cocktails on the terrace


Seven Mile Beach
Grand Cayman
Cayman Islands

Additional Information

Stingray City/Sandbar Excursion Optional Excursion, Saturday 6 October On the Saturday after the conference, come and join your industry partners for a relaxing and enjoyable private catamaran charter aboard the Red Sail Sports famous Spirit of Ppalu from 9.30am until 12.30pm. This luxury catamaran is 62 feet long and features plenty of cabin space for your comfort; trampoline nets for sunbathing; ample shade; easy access in and out of the water; plus private restroom facilities. The captain and crew are skilled sailors and bartenders, making for a comfortable and memorable morning out on the beautiful North Sound. We will be visiting the world-famous Stingray City/Sandbar and the Rum Point Beach Bar for a morning of snorkelling, swimming and fun in the sun. Bus transportation to the boat will leave The Ritz-Carlton Group Promenade promptly at 9.15am. After the boat trip, the bus will return passengers to The Ritz-Carlton between 12.45 and 1pm. Be sure to make the selection on the registration form to join this trip.