Malaysia Private Client Virtual Round Table

Labuan IBFC is delighted to participate in a virtual round table together with senior industry practitioners to discuss legal, tax and private wealth issues facing high-net-worth clients across Asia, particularly in light of the continuing COVID-19 crisis.

In addition, our industry experts will share case studies involving international and domestic estate planning with a focus on application of divorce, succession, and matrimonial property laws. Various scenarios will be compared and contrasted including the client’s citizenship and residency status, foreign vs. domestic assets, and choice of legal structures.

Register now to secure an opportunity to learn and seek advice from our distinguished industry practitioners and advisers on Tuesday, 18 August at 4.00PM (GMT +8).

Speakers
  • Farah Jaafar

    Farah is the Chief Executive Officer of Labuan IBFC Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Labuan Financial Services Authority, the statutory Regulatory Authority for Labuan International Business and Financial Centre, operating under the purview of Ministry of Finance, Malaysia. Labuan IBFC Incorporated serves as the jurisdiction’s official market development agency.

    A seasoned strategic communication, market development and financial services professional, she brings with her experience spanning more than 25 years in wholesale financial services, putting her in good stead to develop Labuan IBFC as Asia’s go-to mid-shore wholesale financial intermediation centre.

    Formerly attached to the Asian Institute of Finance and Bursa Malaysia (Malaysia’s national stock exchange), Farah has served in numerous senior market development and strategic communications roles.

    She has also represented the Association of Stock Broking Companies Malaysia, a nationwide industry led lobby group representing Malaysian stockbrokers during the demutualisation exercise of the national exchange, allowing her a unique hands-on experience surrounding high strategic level issues relating to multiple stakeholder management, eco-system curation and long-term strategic business strategy.

    Passionate about equality, financial inclusion and win-win partnerships, she strongly believes that “a rising tide lifts all boats”. Farah has an LLB (Hons) from Sheffield University, United Kingdom.

  • Goh Ka Im

    Ka Im heads the Tax & Revenue, Private Wealth & Family Business Practice Groups, with more than 32 years advising on all aspects of Tax and Revenue Law, including income tax, corporation tax, real property gains tax, double tax treaties, Labuan business activity tax, Labuan companies, Labuan partnerships, Labuan trusts, Labuan foundations and asset protection planning. Ka Im has appeared extensively before the Special Commissioners of Income Tax, the High Court of Malaya, the Court of Appeal as well as the Federal Court for tax and revenue cases.


  • Zac Lucas

    Zac is a UK qualified lawyer with over 20 years International Private Client experience advising HNW individuals and families in relation to cross border Wills, Trusts and Estates with particular expertise advising on cross border succession and international matrimonial rights and remedies. Zac splits his time between the UK and Singapore, leading the Firm's partnership with local Singapore law firm Arrowgate LLC. Zac is a previous partner with various international law firms, and was previously admitted to practice in both the BVI and Anguilla.

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