Course tutors


Robert DANON

Professor of Swiss and International Tax Law at the University of Neuchâtel and Codirector of the Center of Commercial and Tax Law, Robert Danon teaches also at the Universities of Lausanne, Leiden and Vienna. Robert Danon holds an LL.M. in International Taxation of Leiden University and received a PhD from the University of Geneva for his dissertation on trust taxation. Professor Danon has published extensively in the area of international taxation and estate planning.



Adam JAGUSIEWICZ

Senior vice-president at Pictet & Cie, heads the transversal / cross-departments projects team at the legal department of the bank and specialises in various international fields and regulatory matters impacting among others trusts.



Stephanie JARRETT

Partner at Baker & McKenzie in Geneva, Stephanie Jarrett heads her firm’s Private Banking practice in Geneva, specializing in trusts, estate and tax planning, business succession and family governance. Stephanie Jarrett is also a former Chairman of the Suisse-Romande branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and a member of the Advisory Board of the Swiss Association of Trust Companies.



Julien PERRIN

Associate at Lenz & Staehelin, Julien Perrin holds a PhD and is specialized on issues related to trust and estate planning. He has written several articles regarding trust and international estate planning, including international litigation.



Aude PEYROT

Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva and associate at Python & Peter, Aude Peyrot received a PhD from the University of Geneva for her dissertation on Trusts and Insolvency Law. She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practioners (STEP) and holds the STEP Diploma in International Trust Management. She is the author of several article on trusts.


Luc THEVENOZ

Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva and director of its Centre for Banking and Finance Law, Luc Thevenoz is also the chairman of the Swiss Takeover Board (TOB). He has published extensively in the area of trust, including the 2001 report which served as the basis for the recent ratification of the Hague Convention on Trusts by Switzerland.



David Wallace WILSON

Partner at Schellenberg & Witmer in Geneva, David Wallace Wilson holds a Master in Comparative Jurisprudence (NYU) and is a member of the Suisse-Romande branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He is specialized in trusts, international estate planning and compliance. David has published extensively in the area of trusts.