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GATS information session (Hong Kong) – Agenda

5 November 2019 | 17h00-18h00 | Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong

17:00 | Welcome remarks – David Walton (BOC Aviation)

17:10 | Panel 1 – Commercial benefits of using the Global Aircraft Trading System (GATS)

  • What are the main commercial benefits of GATS?
  • How will fees be structured?
  • What efforts are being made to enhance the recognition of trusts?
  • Are there any tax consequences of using GATS?
  • Future applications of the GATS platform

Moderator:
David Swan (SMBC)

Panellists:
John Ludden (GECAS)
Tom Woods (KPMG)
Jeffrey Wool (AWG)

17:35 | Panel 2 – Legal background to GATS

  • What are the legal concepts underpinning GATS?
  • How will airlines benefit and are an airline’s rights protected?
  • How will the GATS Platform actually work?
  • Interaction with Cape Town Convention
  • Who can use GATS and how do they go about becoming a GATS Party?

Moderator:
Dominic Pearson (WFW)

Panellists:
Drew Fine (Milbank)
David Berkery (ALG)

17:58 | Demonstration of the GATS platform video

18:00 | Reception sponsored by Rolls Royce & Partners Finance

This session is being held in cooperation with the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Hong Kong 2019 conference.

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