UK Tax Planning and Structuring for Dubai Based Expats and Businesses


AGENDA – UK Tax Planning and Structuring for Dubai Based Expats and Businesses – 8th March 2017

Dusit Thani Hotel, Dubai

Registration – 8.30am

9.00 – 9.30 Session 1 – Old Square Tax Chambers: Tax Treatment of UK Residential Property – Amanda Hardy QC

  • New IHT rules 2017
  • ATED and non-resident CGT update
  • Restrictions on deductibility of interest for rental property

9.30 – 10.00 Session 2 – Sovereign: Residential Property Solutions – Simon Denton and Laurence Lancaster

  • Trust Solutions for personal use of residential property by non-UK doms
  • QNUPS and offshore company solutions for investments regardless of domicile
  • De-enveloping trust planning for non-investments enveloped dwellings held by non -doms

10.00 – 10.30 Session 3 – Old Square Tax Chambers: Excluded Property Trusts – Oliver Marre

  • General principles/Domicile
  • 2017 changes and implications for expats

10.30 – 10.45 COFFEE BREAK

10.45 – 11.05 Session 4 – Sovereign: EPT Solutions offered by the Sovereign Group

  • Jurisdictions that Sovereign offer
  • Advantages of using an EPT and when to set it up; structuring options for former UK doms returning to the UK

11.05 – 11.20 Q&A Session

11.20 to 11.50 Session 5 – Old Square Tax Chambers: QROPS & QNUPS – Amanda Hardy QC and Harriet Brown

  • Overview of existing tax treatment
  • – 2017 changes

11.50 – 12.10 Session 6 – Sovereign: QROPS and QNUPS jurisdictions; summary of the key features – Claire du Feu

12.10 to 12.30 Q&A Session

12.30 to 2.00 LUNCH

2.00 to 2.20 Session 8 – Sovereign: Doing Business in Dubai – Nicholas Cully and Zana Jablan Musa

  • Why Dubai?
  • Possible issues you may face in setting up in Dubai
  • Corporate structures available to businesses setting up in Dubai

2.20 – 2.50 Session 9 – Old Square Tax Chambers: Doing business and moving to the UK: international agreements – what they can do for you and will do to you – Harriet Brown

2.50 – 3.20 Session 10 – Old Square Tax Chambers: Corporate Pension Planning for Dubai Businesses – Setu Kamal

3.20 – 3.35 COFFEE BREAK

3.35 – 4.05 Session 11 – Chambers: BPR and EBT Options for Dubai businesses – Mary Ashley

4.05 – 5pm Session 12 – Panel Discussion. Chaired by Gerry Kelly and Amanda Hardy QC

5pm – Drinks and refreshments served

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