Stanbic Bank Ghana will host international Tax Expert, Kristin Konschnik, at the first session of the 2018 Wealth and Investment Seminar Series on Monday, 26th March 2018, at The Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, Accra.
The seminar is expected to bring to bear the Bank’s expertise and capabilities on the wealth and investment front, leveraging on Standard Bank’s extensive footprint of relevant global wealth and investment solutions coupled with Kristin Konschnik’s wealth of expertise.
Speaking on the prospects of the event for clients, Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Ghana, Alhassan Andani, said: “Kristin’s authority comes from her depth of experience and knowledge on tax matters, and I am confident that we will benefit immensely from her lecture. Our commitment and resolve to bring our clients world class financial solutions and services, drove us to bring a person of her caliber.”
Kristin Konschnick has extensive experience advising individuals and companies on U.S. and international transactional tax matters, including cross-border sales and acquisitions, intellectual property structuring, hedge and private equity funds and tax-efficient U.S. inbound and outbound business and investments.
Konschnik works frequently with founders, investors and management teams on a range of U.S. tax issues, including compensation matters in private equity buyouts and rollover matters. She advises clients on foreign tax credit and treaty planning, and advocates for clients before the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in a variety of matters, including compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Konschnik also counsels clients on tax-efficient cross-border charitable giving, including formation and operation of U.S. private foundations and public charities and dual qualified U.S. and U.K. charities.
Konschnik is a member of the International Fiscal Association, the American Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, and the International Bar Association, where she is currently the editor of the Taxes Committee Newsletter. She has been named to the CityWealth Leaders List multiple times and named as a Foreign Expert by Chambers Global. Konschnik completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia and earned her Juris Doctor at the University of Texas School of Law.
Stanbic Bank Ghana is a member of the Standard Bank Group, providing the full spectrum of financial services. Stanbic Bank Ghana’s personal and business banking unit offers banking and other financial services to individuals and small-to-medium enterprises. This unit serves the increasing need among Africa’s small business and individual customers for banking products that can meet their shifting expectations and growing wealth. Its Wealth and Investment management is a set of personalized financial and banking services that are traditionally offered to the bank’s high-net-worth individuals. According to the Knight Frank Wealth report, the last decade has witnessed a sharp upsurge in the number of affluent individuals in Africa, which has seen increased demand for Wealth Management services to meet their growing, sophisticated, financial needs.
The Bank’s Corporate and Investment Banking division as well serves a wide range of requirements for banking, finance, trading, investment, risk management and advisory services. Corporate and Investment Banking delivers this comprehensive range of products and services relating to: investment banking; global markets; and global transactional products and services.