Beginning Thursday, 08 November 2018 18:00
End Thursday, 08 November 2018 20:30
Location Boulevard Bischoffsheim 11, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Event fees British Chamber members: €25.00 (incl. VAT)
Non-members: €50.00 (incl. VAT)

A Tax, Finance & Legal Programme Event

At this occasion, Marc will give a master class in Cross Border Estate Planning. This class is of interest to anyone who lives in Belgium and has parents or children in other countries, who has overseas properties, holds his investments in overseas bank accounts, …  Starting from a few practical case studies, Marc will explain how you can plan your estate so that your estate goes to who you decide, and how you can save in Belgian or overseas inheritance tax.

On 1 September 2018, Belgium introduced some major changes to its inheritance rules. At the same time, new rules relating to matrimonial regime of married couples entered into force and Flanders introduced some new inheritance tax rules. Wallonia had already introduced some new inheritance tax rules on 1 January.

Marc Quaghebeur is a tax lawyer who has developed a special expertise in estate planning with one or more international dimensions. He has summarised his knowledge in the book Rest in Peace, A Guide to Wills and Inheritance Tax in Belgium which has already had two editions. With the recent changes in the laws, a new edition is overdue.

The third edition comes out Friday 2 November.

Every participant will receive a copy of the book.

Why should you attend?
  • Gain exclusive insight from an expert tax lawyer;
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest changes in Belgian tax laws;
  • Network with peers and exchange ideas;
  • Contribute to the chamber's Thought Leadership agenda;


Avocat – Partner | Cabinet DAVID SC SPRL

Marc Quaghebeur is tax lawyer with the law firm Cabinet DAVID, specializing in international corporate tax issues. He holds a law degree from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (1984). He obtained a further degree in tax law from the Fiscale Hogeschool (1985). He is a member of the Brussels Bar since 1984. Marc specializes in international tax issues and corporate structuring. In particular Marc he works with holding companies and investment funds, advises in real estate tax issues, the complex relationship between Belgian law and trusts. Marc is a member of STEP (the Society of Tax and Estate Practitioners), he advises clients regularly on the cross border estate planning issues. He summarized his experience in the book “Rest in Peace, A Guide to Wills and Inheritance Tax in Belgium”, the third edition comes out November 2018. Marc has written the Belgian chapters of the International Guide to the Taxation of Trusts (IBFD), European Cross Border Estate Planning (Sweet and Maxwell) and Doing Business in Europe (Thompson Reuters). He is the Belgian correspondent of Tax Notes International and he is a member of the Editorial Board of the EC Tax Journal.

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