International Aircraft Transactions Seminar

EBAA and NBAA are pleased to again present the EBACE International Aircraft Transactions Seminar, which will provide an in-depth review of the tax, legal and regulatory issues that are key to successfully conducting a business aircraft transaction. The seminar brings together leading experts on topics including aircraft financing, emerging European tax issues, the current status of the business aircraft market and more. If you are involved in the aircraft transactions process, plan to attend this seminar for highly rated education sessions and valuable networking.


Location

23 May from 09:00-17:00
Geneva Palexpo
Congress Center, Room C, Lower Level


Registration

The registration fee for this one-day seminar is $595 for EBAA or NBAA Members. This includes continental breakfast, lunch, an evening reception, seminar materials and full registration to EBACE2016. Register Now for the International Aircraft Transactions Seminar.


Agenda

Monday, May 23, 2016

08:00–09:00
Continental Breakfast
09:00–09:30
Introductory Comments
09:30–10:15
Business Aviation Market Intelligence: Making Sense of the Data Points
Rollie Vincent, JETNET
Set the stage for the seminar and EBACE with a detailed review of JETNET’s latest research and analysis of the business aircraft market. Learn about how recent announcements from the aircraft manufacturers are impacting the market and what the future may hold for both the new and pre-owned markets. Finally, gain insights into market sentiment and outlook from JETNET’s exclusive surveys of industry decision makers.
10:15–10:45
Morning Break
10:45–11:30
Indirect Tax and Importation Issues for UK and Isle of Man Structures
Paul Cawley, KPMG LLC
Through detailed scenarios, learn how to manage importation and structuring issues in the Isle of Man and United Kingdom. Review the indirect tax issues that must be addressed when creating a structure and the importance of also addressing registration and operational concerns. Also learn about the different options for addressing VAT and customs duties when operating within the EU.
11:30–12:30
Strategies to Know your Customer and Address Cybercrime
Scott McCreary, McAfee & Taft (moderator); Johan Blitz, UBS; Oliver Tebbit, Clyde & Company
In the age of cybercrime, fraudulent emails, and other threats, knowing your customer is more important than ever. Learn about recent attempts at fraud during escrow closings and how to protect yourself and your clients. Also learn about how major financial institutions must address KYC issues due to regulatory requirements and other security concerns.
12:30–13:45
Lunch
13:45–14:30
Managing Risk Through Ownership and Operating Structures
Mark Bisset, Clyde & Company; David Hernandez, Vedder Price, Giulia Mauri, Pierstone
Addressing liability and risk management issues is a key consideration when creating an aircraft ownership and operating structure. Learn how ownership structures in common jurisdictions can be used to manage liability while maintaining operational flexibility and addressing specific considerations for lenders. Also review where the AOC holder fits into the structure and the importance of understanding which entity is operating the aircraft.
14:30–15:15
Is Business Aviation Prepared for Part NCC?
Heather Gordon, ICM Group (moderator); Joel Hencks, AeroEx; Christelle Labeyrie, Aelia Assurances; Kirsty Murphy, 51 North; Philippe Renz, ​Renz & Partners
The implementation of Part NCC, a new European aviation safety regulation, will have major implications for business aviation. Learn from a panel of experts about how the regulation will impact aircraft operators, insurers and civil aviation authorities. Now is the time to prepare, as the regulation will place increased operational and management controls on many operators and introduce a new level of oversight.
15:15–15:45
Afternoon Break
15:45–17:00
Financing Panel
Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor (moderator); Marie-Laure Denier Gassier, BNP Paribas; Dave Labrozzi, Global Jet Capital; Jay Mesinger, Mesinger Jet Sales; Ford von Weise, Citi Private Bank
Learn how the business aircraft financing market continues to evolve with a variety of new entrants and products. Also, gain insights into how leading aircraft lenders view the market, trends in residual values and the availability of financing. Finally, understand how increasing regulation of financial markets is having a direct impact on business aircraft lenders.
17:00–18:00
Reception

For More Information

For more information on the EBACE International Aircraft Transactions Seminar, please contact NBAA’s Scott O’Brien at sobrien@nbaa.org.