The Impact of Anti-Money Laundering Legislation and Tax Legislation on Legal Professional Privilege and Professional Secrecy
13.00 - 13.25 Welcome and registration
13.25 - 13.30 Opening remarks (CCBE President)
13.30 - 15.30 Panel Session I
The impact of anti-money laundering legislation on legal professional privilege
Presentation: Rupert Manhart (Chair of the CCBE AML Committee) “LPP, professional secrecy and AML - Where are we and how did we get here?”
Views from the Commission - Raluca Pruna, Head of the Commission Financial Crime Unit.
AML reporting obligations within civil law jurisdictions – Alain Claes, Partner, Sherpa Law, Belgium
AML reporting obligations within common law jurisdictions – Suzie Ogilvie, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Global head of anti-money laundering
AML obligations of direct applicability to Bars following the 5th AML Directive: open discussion on “What can Bars and Law Societies do/what should Bars and Law Societies do?”
15.30 – 16.00 – Coffee break
16.00 – 18.00 – Panel session II
The impact of Tax legislation on legal professional privilege
Presentation: Jacques Taquet (Chair of the CCBE Tax Committee) “DAC 6 explained - the obligation to inform, waiver and professional privilege, the consequences for violating privilege/professional secrecy, and the implications for not complying with the requirement to inform the client”.
“Implementation of DAC 6 in Poland” - Dariusz Gibasiewicz, Attorney at Law, Law firm Rykowski Jusiel
“Implementation of DAC 6 in Ireland” – Olivia Long, Matheson.
“Implementation of DAC 6 in The Netherlands” - Nathalie Fanoy, Fanoy Legal.
Open discussion “What can Bars and Law Societies do/what should Bars and Law Societies do?”
18.00 – Conclusions