Simon Beck is a partner and chair of the North America Wealth Management Group at Baker McKenzie's New York office. Simon is an international tax and trust lawyer with vast experience working in the world's trust and financial centers. He has also practiced in Miami, London, Monte Carlo and Madrid, and was head of Legal, Compliance and Trust & Fiduciary Services for Coutts, one of the world’s leading private banking institutions, prior to joining Baker McKenzie. Simon lectures regularly on trust, financial service and compliance issues at global wealth management and international trust and estate planning conferences around the world.
Ceci Hassan is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s North American Tax Practice Group, and a member of the Global Wealth Management sub-practice. She advises and represents private clients, family offices, trusts companies and businesses globally, with a particular focus on clients and individuals in Latin America and Europe. Ceci is also fluent in Spanish.
Michael is Counsel in the New York office of Baker McKenzie and a member of North America's Employment and Compensation Practice, as well as its North America Tax Practice. Michael spent more than 30 years at Big Four accounting firm, serving as a tax, compensation and benefits advisor to C-suite executives and Human Resources leaders at CAC 40/Fortune 100 companies. In addition, he advised on tax issues for over 35 international law firms and their partners, as well as numerous artists and public figures. A dual French-US national, Michael practiced in various leadership roles at his prior firm in both the US and Paris.
Olga Sanders is an associate in the International Tax and Global Wealth Management practice groups of Baker McKenzie New York. Prior to joining the Firm, she advised clients on the design and taxation of executive compensation, employee benefits and pensions.