IBA Paris

Tohme Law Firm was present at the IBA annual conference that was held in Paris from October 29 to November 3rd. Our managing partner, Carine Tohme, who is also an officer of the IBA private client committee, had the opportunity to be a speaker at the panel entitled “Enablers - representing and advising clients in select jurisdictions”, along with the eminent speakers:
Gerd D GoyvaertsTiberghien Lawyers, Brussels, Belgium; Vice Chair, Private Client Tax Committee
Jérome BarréYards, Paris, France
Olga BoltenkoBoltenko Law, Zürich, Switzerland
Joanna Jiang, Stephenson Harwood Wei Tu Law Firm, Guangzhou, China
This panel examined the specificities and challenges of advising clients from jurisdictions that present unusual hurdles to typical cross-border representation, such as reporting and disclosure obligations, creative strategies and structures, as well as pitfalls associated with planning in these jurisdictions.
The IBA conference was an opportunity to get acquainted with updates in different international legal fields and to meet with lawyers and law firms from all over the world.