Kurt G. Rademacher and John Shoemaker will speak at the Singapore Trustees Association 2019 Conference: Trustees and the Gordian Knot of Regulations. The conference will be held September 27 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore.
Kurt will present a section titled “Planning for U.S. Connected Families After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” John will present a section titled “What You Can’t See CAN Hurt You: Navigating International Compliance Waters for Singapore Trustees.”
Kurt is a seasoned professional in international wealth transfer planning and practices in our Hong Kong and Singapore offices. He represents ultra-high net worth families and family-controlled businesses throughout the world on U.S. federal income, gift and estate tax issues.
Kurt serves as a firm representative in the Lex Mundi Legal Network and is a member of the American Bar Association, The Mississippi Bar and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Mississippi, his Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame and his Master of Laws in Taxation from New York University.
John is a member of the firm’s business services group and practices in our Singapore office. He has more than 25 years of experience in legal and regulatory compliance, and is a common law attorney with educational emphasis on taxation, trusts and estate planning. John also has extensive experience in ensuring multi-jurisdictional compliance for product offerings (working with outside counsel and adapting products for sale in relevant jurisdictions), including product management skills to direct complex products from concept to fully operational status.
John is a member of the Singapore Trustees Association, the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners and the Kansas Bar Association. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas, his Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law and his Masters of Law in Taxation from the University of Alabama School of Law.