Dates: September 29 - October 1, 2021
Location: Cascais, Portugal
This Forum is an annual meeting for no more than 76 of the top legal advisors, trustees, private bankers and CPAs, who advise HNW & UHNW international families on estates, trusts and tax law, to explore common concerns, exchange ideas and resolve challenges faced on behalf of clients. Participants in this meeting are within the age cohort of 40s to mid-50s.
Using candid, seminar-style discussion, the group identifies trends and developments in their varied jurisdictions for meaningful dialogue on the most interesting and provocative issues of the day.
This elite group, comprised of experts in the field, personally nominates all invitees and develops the Agenda, which forms the basis of our discussions.
Claudia Caffuzzi is a Vice Chairman and Managing Director of JPMorgan Private Bank. She is the Practice Leader for the International Wealth Advisory Group and the Latin America Wealth Advisory Group. As a Wealth Advisor, she advises individuals regarding estate and trust planning (covering both local and crossborder topics) and related transfer tax and income tax matters. She focuses primarily on clients in Mexico. Prior to joining JPMorgan, Claudia practiced law with the firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, concentrating in U.S. and international trust and estate planning. She served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Oliver Seth on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Claudia received a B.A. from Connecticut College, a J.D. from University of Southern California Law School and an L.L.M in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Claudia regularly speaks at international trust and estate planning conferences on a variety of Latin American tax planning topics.
Paul Hodgson is Managing Director of Butterfield Trust (Guernsey) Limited and a member of the Butterfield Group’s Trust Executive Committee. In his role as Managing Director Paul is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the Guernsey team of approximately 120 staff. Paul continues to be involved with a small number of key client relationships and is in regular contact with advisers to these clients. He also maintains contact with a large number of other professionals particularly in Europe and Asia. Paul is a Chartered Accountant, Trust and Estate Practitioner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.
Paul regularly speaks and acts as chairman at industry conferences. He is also Chairman of the Guernsey Association of Trustees and Deputy Chairman of the Guernsey International Business Association.
Since 2009 Paul has been named in the Top 20 Leading Trustees in the Citywealth Leaders List. Paul has recently been named on Who’s Who Legal: Private Client Guide and was also recognized in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite 2019 directory as a top practitioner. In 2020, Paul has again been included in the private client 50 Most Influential list.
Advises individuals, families and family-controlled groups, in succession plannings, asset allocation, adoption of good practices of corporate governance, corporate and tax matters, M&A. General consultancy related to Family Law and Succession Law.
Awards and Recognitions
Graduated from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, 1991.
Portuguese, English and Italian.
Jessica has a Bachelor’s Degree from McMaster University in Art History, Criticism and Conservation. A seasoned event and marketing manager, she has executed live engagements globally in the legal, technology, financial, not-for-profit and consumer products industries for many of the world’s leading organizations. Prior to joining Cambridge Forums, Jessica worked in conference management, specializing in executive events for C-Suite executives, Board members and VIP clients. A fluid communicator, Jessica utilizes her leadership skills and passion for creating flawless participant experiences as a Forum Director, focusing on programs in private wealth and antitrust. A food & wine aficionado, Jessica is also accredited with the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award in Wine & Spirits. When she’s out of the office, Jessica enjoys hot yoga, skiing and travel.
Kristina is a graduate of the University of Toronto and is accredited as a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), a globally recognized badge of excellence in the meeting and event industry. Prior to joining Cambridge Forums, Kristina worked for the Toronto International Film Festival where she successfully planned and hosted events for high-level donors, corporate clients and film stars. Outside the office, Kristina is passionate about learning new things, being outdoors, trying new cuisines and exploring the world one country at a time.
Built on genuine interactions and spontaneous connections, the Forum is a unique opportunity for practical discussions & creating connections among a global group of leading advisors to international HNW/UHNW families.
"The Forum provides a unique format that facilitates engaging conversations, the easy exchange of ideas, comradery, networking and professional development."Pamela Drucker Director Armanino LLP United States
"It’s a forum of close colleagues and practitioners exchanging their experience in certain fields of their (daily) practice."Florian Zechberger Managing Partner Anwaltskanzlei Konig Rebholz Zechberger Liechtenstein
"The Forum allows for an excellent mix of knowledge sharing and networking that is not as achievable at a traditional conference in a lecture style."Wim Vermeulen Partner Cazimir Belgium
The Forum for International Wealth Advisors – 2nd Generation is scheduled to take place from September 29 – October 1, 2021 at the Grande Real Villa Itália in Cascais, Portugal. Please see our COVID-19 Precautions page for details on our commitment to safety.