• Date
    15th - 16th May 2019
  • Location
    Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Tickets
    150 +
  • Speakers
    30 +
May 2019
5th Annual Asia Offshore Forum
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5th Annual Asia Offshore Forum

The Asia Offshore Association is pleased to announce the highly anticipated 5th annual forum, to be held in Asia’s leading financial center, Hanoi in Vietnam. Through presentations, workshops, and panel discussions, the topics to be addressed include the most pressing issues in Asia’s offshore Wealth Management, Succession and Residency Planning, Corporate Structuring and more.

About the Forum

As well as building your brand and business, the benefits of this prestigious event include an unparalleled opportunity to share best practices and learn more about safely and successfully navigating the investment, financial and corporate service industries in Asia, in order to give your business the strongest possible platform from which to succeed.



•Vietnam is predicted to be the fastest growing APAC market over the next 10 years. (Forbes)

  • •Vietnam’s UHNWI reached 110 in 2013. This number is predicted to reach 293 by the end of the next
    decade, which is a growth of 166%.(Dezan Shira & Associates)
  • •The transformation of the Vietnamese economy over the last 25 years has been “remarkable” with
    economic and political reforms translating into higher incomes. (The World Bank)
  • •Hanoi’s Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) rose by 7.17% in the first nine months of this year and
    the city’s export revenue was estimated at US$10.51 billion, an annual increase of 21.6%.(Hanoi
    Department of Planning and Investment)
  • •The economic growth of Vietnam will exceed 6% until 2019, among the world’s fastest. (The World Bank)

  • •The unique behavior patterns of Asia’s HNWI
  • •Building trust and reputation in Asia’s markets
  • •Trends in the growing demand of Asia’s estate planning and wealth preservation sector
  • •Best practice strategies when dealing with cultural differences
  • •Regulatory updates affecting the region
  • •How to avoid common pitfalls when entering the region


Senior Level Managers of the Following:

Investment Promotion Agencies

International and Offshore Law Firms

Trust & Fiduciary Service Providers

Wealth Management Professionals

Corporate Service Providers

Tax and Accounting Professionals

Private and Offshore Banks

Other Offshore Professionals

Register Here
To apply for speaking or sponsorship opportunities and delegate
registration, please contact: Pooja Ramchandani
or +971 55 4668012




Welcome Cocktail




Supporting Organization

Knowledge Partner



VIP Dinner

Welcome Cocktail



Supporting Organization

Meet Our Speakers

The Asia Offshore Association has gathered from across Asia and the world some of the most impressive thought leaders and experts to share with you their insights.


Over two days of presentations, workshops, training sessions and great networking with peers and potential partners.

18:00-19:00 May 14, 2019 Welcome Cocktail Sponsored by Invest Samoa

Day 1

9:00-9:30 Registration Exhibition Booths Open

9:30-9:40 Welcoming Remarks: Conference Organizer

9:40-10:10 Session 1: Trends and Challenges for Wealth Management, from the Perspectives of the APAC and Vietnam

10:10-10:30 Session 2: Why Residency Planning Matters Under Increased Global Transparency

10:30-10:50 Session 3: Complex Trade-Offs and Diverse Outcomes for Pre-Immigration Planning

10:50-11:20 Networking Coffee Break

11:20-12:10 Session 4: Panel Discussion–New Wealth, Emerging Opportunities

12:10-13:40 Networking Luncheon

13:40-14:00 Session 5: International Estate Planning for Asia Families

14:00-14:20 Session 6: Real Estate Acquisitions: A Gateway to an Alternative Citizenship or Residence

14:20-14:50 Session 7: May Vietnamese Families Consider the Unfamiliar Concept of Trusts in Asset Planning and Wealth Inheritance?

14:50-15:20 Networking Coffee Break

15:20-15:40 Session 8: Common Reporting Standard(CRS) in ASEAN–Overview, Update and Impact

15:40-16:00 Session 9: The Legal, Tax and Exchange Control Considerations of Outbound Investment by Vietnamese HNWs and Family Held Companies

16:00-16:55 Session 10: Panel Discussion–Evolving Horizons in Wealth Preservation and Succession: Why Should Vietnam’s Wealthy Consider Offshore Solutions?

16:55-17:00 Closing Remarks: Conference Organizer

17:00-18:00 Networking Cocktails

Day 2

9:00-9:30 Registration Exhibition Booths Open

9:30-9:40 Welcoming Remarks: Conference Organizer

9:40-10:00 Session 1: Vietnam, Achievements and Challenges for Emergingas a FTA Hub

10:00-10:30 Session 2: Corporate Taxation and Transfer Pricing Issues from the Perspective of Cross-Border Transactions

10:30-11:00 Session 3: Vietnam’s FDI Trends and Prospects

11:00-11:30 Networking Coffee Break

11:30-12:20 Session 4: Panel Discussion–Challenges and Solutions for Staying Engaged in the Ongoing BEPS Framework

12:20-13:50 Networking Luncheon

13:50-14:20 Session 5: Doing Business in ASEAN with Offshore Instrument

14:20-14:40 Session 6: New Opportunities and Challenges when Structuring Investment Funds with Improving Transparency

14:40-15:00 Session 7: New Opportunities of Cross-Border Investment under Belt and Road, and Integrated Service System Set-up

15:00-15:30 Networking Coffee Break

15:30-16:00 Session 8: Update of Ultimate Beneficial Ownership Rules and Legal Arrangements in the Commercial World

16:00-16:55 Session 9: Panel Discussion – How is the Digital Economy Transforming the Financial Services Sector?

16:55-17:00 Closing Remarks: Conference Organizer

17:00-18:00 Networking Cocktails

18:00-20:00 Speakers, Sponsors & Overseas Delegates VIP Dinner