Michael Olesnicky

Senior Consultant, Tax & Wealth Management

Baker McKenzie

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Michael Olesnicky is a senior consultant based in Baker McKenzie's Hong Kong office. He served as the chair of the firm's Asian Tax & Wealth Management practice from 2000 to 2014, and was a member of its Global Tax Steering Committee during that period. Michael's practice focuses on Hong Kong and Asian regional tax advisory work, tax disputes and litigation, as well as wealth management and estate planning.  He is the current chair of STEP's branch in Hong Kong and of its China sub-sub-committee. He is also the chair of the Joint Liaison Committee on Taxation in Hong Kong. He was previously a lecturer in law at Hong Kong University where he remains as an honorary lecturer. Michael has more than 25 years’ experience advising on corporate tax, wealth management, trust planning and estate succession matters.

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Wealth Solutions & Wealth Planning

Tax and Wealth Management Expert Michael Olesnicky on the Continuing Waves of Regulation Tax expert Michael Olesnicky is a senior consultant based in Baker McKenzie’s Hong Kong office and plies his trade across the region. A former Asia Pacific Chair of the Tax Practice, from 2000 to 2014, and during those years member of the firm’s Global Tax Steering Committee, he has practised for ov....

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Chinese Families & Wealth – Overcoming Governance & Estate Planning Challenges

Are HNW and ultra-HNW Chinese families from the Mainland adopting the appropriate strategies to enhance their business and family governance, to organise more structured and professional wealth planning and then to organise more effective estate and legacy transition? Th...