The development of new information technologies and global infrastructure have contributed to creating new profession figures, the Digital Nomad.
Mostly freelancer, remote workers, entrepreneurs, bloggers, influencers or designers, digital nomads are all characterized by itinerant professions that need to comply with corporate and tax regulations on a global level. That’s why is vital for them to select a friendly jurisdiction to establish their company and tax residence, in order to maximize the benefits of their traveler status.
Being such a new figure anyway represents an interesting case study from different perspectives and of course, taxation is a hot topic. If you want to know more about how these professionals face taxation according to different jurisdictions don’t miss this opportunity and join us to discover more about these new and pivotal business figures!
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Filippo Buzzi, Head of Italian Desk at Fidinam (Hong Kong) Limited
During his career, Filippo has worked in Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Mainland China, and Hong Kong. After graduating in Italy at University of Trieste (BSc in Political and Economic Sciences), he studied in both London (University of London) and Amsterdam, at the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD), where he has built his competence in international taxation. Filippo is bilingual in Italian and English.
Stephen Stanton, COO, UP Blockchain Technology Limited
Stephen joined Up Blockchain in late 2018 as COO. He came from Deep Water Management, which he founded in 2016 to support Hong Kong-based startups, often as an interim member of the top management team. In the first half of 2018, Steve served as CEO of Lecker Labs where he won top prizes Startup Launchpad and Startup Express pitch competitions as well as admission to incubation programs in Cyberport and Milan, Italy. His managed client teams spanning New York, London, California, Canada, Malaysia, and of course several places in China.
Stephen began his time in Hong Kong with Morgan Stanley in 2010 as Risk Officer & Chief Admin Officer of the Asia Pacific Finance Division. He was previously in Dubai, where he co-founded Montgomery Woodrow, a consultancy outsourcing credit and financial control functions for lenders and investment banks across UAE. Stephen previously headed Operations and PMO for SHUAA Capital. Prior to that Stephen was based in New York City as the Finance and Operations Director for Glitnir’s North American offices in USA and Canada from their launch until the 2008 financial crisis. He graduated with an accounting bachelors degree and passed the CPA exam in 1998. He earned his MBA in 2002 from NYU Stern.
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