International wealth management conference in Mauritius

2 May 2006

Contact: Sari Cuming, Marketing Manager,

Source: Deutsche Bank, Offshore Group

Location: Mauritius

The inaugural 2006 STEP Indian Ocean Conference 'Private Client Business - The Multicultural Advantage' will take place on 17th-18th May in Mauritius.

The conference organised by STEP with the assistance of member of the Society in Mauritius and South Africa will focus on the exciting opportunities in the Region for the provision of advisory services in the fields of estate planning, wealth management and inward and outward investment.

The conference programme includes presentations from 16 top national and international speakers, amongst others Jeffery Halpern, a member of STEP and global head of Deutsche Bank’s Private Wealth Management Fiduciary Services Division.

In his presentation Staying Alive, Staying Alive – Corporate Governance practices for an ever-changing playing field he refers to forces behind higher compliance standards, benefits of effective corporate governance accompanied with examples of good corporate governance policies for trust companies.

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