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Erik Wallace

T: +852 3166 6903 Email Erik | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Awards

Leading individual, Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

Leading individual, Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

Recommended, Citywealth Leaders List 2017

Recommended, Citywealth Leaders List 2017

Hong Kong Lawyers (Outstanding in Field), The Spear’s Index, 2015

Hong Kong Lawyers (Outstanding in Field), The Spear’s Index, 2015

Erik Wallace Registered foreign lawyer (New York)

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Erik Wallace

Erik Wallace
Registered foreign lawyer (New York)

T: +852 3166 6903 Email Erik | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Erik specializes in trusts and estates, taxation and international probate, especially those matters involving US persons or property.
 
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Erik assists high net worth families with their overall succession planning, often working together with their family offices, businesses, trustees and foundations to meet the families’ objectives.  As part of that planning, he has assisted clients in structuring or restructuring trusts, as well as establishing private trust companies and international charitable foundations.

Erik has also worked with families on a number of international probates and helped them implement post-mortem tax planning.

He also advises individuals regarding pre-immigration tax planning prior to obtaining US citizenship or a green card and those looking to abandon US status.

“Erik is exceptionally good on US tax issues, a clear communicator and brilliant with clients.”

Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

  • Tax
  • Trusts & fiduciary services
Assisted individuals on a number of international probates and helped with implementing the post-mortem tax planning.
 
Advised individuals regarding pre-immigration tax planning prior to obtaining US citizenship or a green card and those looking to abandon US status.
 
Assisted clients in structuring or restructuring trusts, as well as establishing private trust companies and international charitable foundations.
 
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Advising a family on the creation of a private trust company and the restructuring of the family’s various trusts.
 
Acted for family creating international charitable organization.
  
Assisted in a multi-jurisdictional probate matter.

 
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  • Private wealth

Advising a family on the creation of a private trust company and the restructuring of the family’s various trusts.

Acted for family creating international charitable organization.

Assisted in a multi-jurisdictional probate matter.

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  • Thailand

US tax

Advised a dual Thai/ American citizen in getting fully tax compliant with the US Internal Revenue Service, having all penalties abated.

US tax planning – pre-immigration and expatriation

Advised numerous Thai nationals regarding pre-immigration tax planning prior to obtaining US citizenship or a green card and those looking to abandon US status.

International estate planning

Assisted numerous Thai residents with their cross border and international estate planning needs.

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Awards

Leading individual, Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

Leading individual, Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

Recommended, Citywealth Leaders List 2017

Recommended, Citywealth Leaders List 2017

Hong Kong Lawyers (Outstanding in Field), The Spear’s Index, 2015

Hong Kong Lawyers (Outstanding in Field), The Spear’s Index, 2015

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