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2022 Monaco Superyacht Finance Forum


Sep. 27th, 2022

8:30 Registration Opens and Welcome Coffee

9:30 Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Hugo Modderman, Managing Director, Dolfinance

9:40 Superyacht Market Overview and the Business Case for Data

  • An exploration of the market’s core sectors considering the COVID recovery, the Russia/Ukraine crisis, and other key factors

  • Developing the business case for superyacht data. How can information be made to work for UBOs, businesses and investors?

Rory Jackson, Head of Superyachts, VesselsValue

10:00 The Drive toward Sustainability: Impacts, Opportunities & Resources for the Superyacht Industry

The need to shift to a new paradigm can be felt in every industry. Markets are increasingly rewarding sustainability and punishing the opposite, from customers who demand it, to financial institutions using their capital to drive change. Critical to improve is the ability to assess and subsequently, having access to resources and best practices to support becoming more sustainable. Water Revolution Foundation embodies this effort for the superyacht industry and will share its mission and the tools and resources it is developing to drive change. The change needed for healthy oceans and a sustainable superyacht industry.

Vienna Eleuteri, Initiator and Vice-Chair, Water Revolution Foundation

10:15 How Cryptocurrencies and Digital Assets Are Changing the Yachting Industry

Richard A. Iamunno, Chief Executive Officer, AIC Digital Assets Group
José Marco Casellini, CEO, Monaco Marina Management
Andrew Grant Super, Managing Director, Berkeley Rand

10:45 Morning Networking Coffee Break

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11:15 YachtingOne – Rethinking Yacht-Ownership

A unique combination of tokenisation Co-Ownership in an innovative new time-sharing model for luxury yachting.

Georg Oehme, CEO / Co-Founder, YachtingOne

11:30 The Finance Market

Financiers reflect on the year in the superyacht market and identify key issues and opportunities in the year ahead.

Lisa H. Verbit, Director, Bank of America, N.A.
Olivier Blanchet, Head of Jet and Yacht Finance, BNP Paribas
James Crew, Sales Director, Marine Finance, Close Brothers Aviation & Marine
Jonathan Henley, Partner, Lending Solutions, B Capital Services (Malta)
Moderator: Chris Anderson, Partner, Robert Allen Law

12:10 Wealth Development & Superyachts

Farouk Nefzi, Chief Marketing Officer, Feadship

12:30 Lunch

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2:00 Buying or Building a Superyacht in Italy

Gianfranco Puopolo, Founder, PG Legal – Luxury Assets Team

2:15 The Next 30 Years

• A Crystal Ball Superyacht Session

• What Could and Should Happen in the Future?

Martin Redmayne, Chairman & Editor in Chief, The Superyacht Group

2:35 Bermuda as a Yacht Destination and Yacht Registry

Francis Richardson, Chief Executive, Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority
Jill Dill, Experience Manager, Bermuda Tourism Authority

2:50 Afternoon Networking Coffee Break

3:30 Legal/VAT Panel

  • Changes and Updates in Fiscal Rules

  • EU Regulations & Derectives

Carla Bellieni, Partner, Studio Piana Illuzzi Queirolo Trabattoni
Miguel Ángel Serra, Founding Partner, LegaLLey
Thierry Voisin, President, The European Committee for Professional Yachting (ECPY)
Matthew Zampa, Partner/VAT Specialist, Zampa Debattista
Moderator: Anthony Galea, Managing Director, Vistra Marine & Aviation Limited

4:10 The Year in Review

  • Market Trends / Sales and Charter

  • Future Outlook

  • Human Resource Challenges for Office Personnel in Our Industry and Onboard Yachts

  • War Sanctions and Restrictions

Raphael Sauleau, CEO, Fraser
Interviewed by: Bob Allen, Partner, Robert Allen Law

Chairman Closing Remarks

Cocktail Reception to Follow

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