On January 29th and 30th, the 6th Annual Russian Wealth Advisors Forum was held in Zurich, Switzerland. Maxim Alekseyev, ALRUD Senior Partner, and Kira Egorova, ALRUD Private Clients Practice Counsel, attended as speakers and active participants in discussions.
Russian Wealth Advisors Forum is the principal and most well-established event of the client’s private clients industry calendar. Every year, this Forum gathers on the same platform: clients and leading consultants, lawyers, bankers, as well as representatives of family offices, from Switzerland, the UK, the USA, Russia, Italy and other countries. The event is organized by Adam Smith Conferences in partnership with Boltenko Law.
Agenda 2020 was a review of current issues of preservation and management of private capital in our modern environment of transparency and exchange of information. Experts discussed the topic of finding effective strategies and solutions for clients at the time of increasing attention from Russian and international regulators.
Maxim Alekseyev took part in the main panel discussion «The World Has Changed: What Russian HNWIs Should Do to Stay Wealthy», giving an overview of key trends in Russian practice and private capital industry. He also spoke at the session «Family Governance: How to Have a Happy Family and Stay Rich» on the family governance instruments and issues.
Kira Egorova was a leading expert at the session «Importance of Nuptial Agreements: I Am Getting Married, What Should I Do?» devoted to nuptial agreements and ongoing court practice on their use in Russia and the United Kingdom.