OLN partner and head of Private Client, Alfred Ip was invited by LGBT Network, Asia ex-Japan to talk about “Estate planning for same-sex relationships in HK”, on 7 December 2016. The event was hosted by Nomura, an Asian financial services group with a global network, who promotes diversity and inclusion in its company. The presentation and discussion session evolved around the things that those in same-sex relationships need to consider when planning their estate, how to go about putting in place an effective will and how to ensure that wishes are carried out concerning assets, significant others and dependents. Alfred raised the importance of having a will and the risks and consequences that may arise if a will is not in place, and addressed many concerns and uncertainties that the attendees had.
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