updated 7:35 AM CEST, Apr 26, 2019

Events listing

A regular listing of events taking place around the world for American expatriates. 

April 2019

 March - April: American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong's 50th anniversary celebrations

Throughout March, the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong has been celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, with a series of events, which will continue through April. Among the activities this month ill be a Motown-themed 50th anniversary ball, at the recently-opened Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel, on April 27th. Information may be found on the AmCham Hong Kong's website, at www.amcham.org.hk/events

April 30: American Citizens Abroad Town Hall Evening, Geneva

The topic for this Town Hall Evening will be "Taxation and Tax Planning for Americans in Switzerland after the Passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act", with a focus on ACA's efforts in Washington; estate and financial planning for U.S. taxpayers in Switzerland will also be addressed. The Town Hall Evening will begin at 6:30pm and run until around 9:30pm, with doors due to open at 6pm. Speakers will include Kenneth Freshman, a U.S.-based tax adviser who heads up the Boston-based Global Tax Services Group; Jonathan Lachowitz, head of White Lighthouse Investment Management in Lausanne, Switzerland and Lexington, Massachusetts, and ACA board member; and Matthew Berlin, a trust and estates attorney with Rubin and Rudman LLP, who specialises in working with Americans overseas.

The event will take place at Webster University 15, route de CollexBellevue in Geneva. Those interested in attending are urged to register in advance, online. ACA members may attend free of charge, non-ACA members pay US$30 per person in advance, and CHF35 on the door. To register for the event online, click here.

May 4, 2019: Complimentary seminar, in Paris, France, hosted by Moodys Gartner Tax Law, on American citizenship renunciation: “How your decision to (or not to) renounce will impact you today and in the future.”

This seminar, which will be presented by Moodys Gartner’s Alexander Marino, will cover the usual topics of interest to many Americans living outside of the U.S., who are considering renouncing their citizenships in an effort to simplify their lives and cut their accountants’ bills.

The seminar will begin at 10am CEST (Central European Standard Time), and run for around two and a half hours. It will take place in the Etoile Ballroom of the Peninsula Paris Hotel, on Avenue Kléber. For more information and to register, click here.

September 2019

September 25: American Expats Financial Forum, Brussels 

As part of an “Expat Information Fair” being organized by ING Group – the Dutch multinational banking and financial services company – and supported by the American Club of Brussels, this forum for American expatriates has been put together, to help bring Americans resident in Belgium together with a panel of experts. Hosting the event will be Brian Dunhill, founder and chief executive of Brussels-based Dunhill Financial. The event is due to begin at 6pm and run until around 8pm. 

For more information, click here.