Private Client Commission Session, AIJA Annual Congress

“This is your digital death: RIP or Staying Alive”, General Reporter

August 30th, 2017 – Tokyo, Japan

Mr. Wilson is the general reporter for this year’s Private Client Commission at the upcoming AIJA Annual Congress. The session will deal with the much debated and current questions which arise in connection with accessing and safeguarding digital assets on death. The session will address the legal considerations which arise in connection with issues such as ownership of digital assets, value, inheritance tax, access to the digital assets, password storage, and digital wills.

The session will commence with a summary of the general report which will be prepared by the general reporter based on the national reports received from the national reporters.

The session will then proceed as panel discussions/round table discussions during which the speakers will address the key issues in this area from the perspectives of their respective companies, and in the case of external practitioners, their respective jurisdictions and experiences.