Swiss Business Stammtisch November ’06

Income Tax, Estate and Gift Tax Planning.

Event Details


swissnex San Francisco
730 Montgomery St., San Francisco, 94111 United States


November 10, 2006 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm America/Los Angeles (UTC-08:00)

Brian Rowbotham of Rowbotham & Company and Richard S. Kinyon, Esq. of Morrison & Forester will discuss cross border domestic and international planning for executives and entrepreneurs.


Richard Kinyon

Mr. Kinyon has been associated with Morrison & Foerster since 1965 and was a partner from 1971 through 2004. He specializes in taxation, community property, estate planning, probate, and trust law. He has been certified as a Specialist in Taxation Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization since 1973. Mr. Kinyon has co-authored chapters in California Continuing Education of the Bar publications on drafting business buyout agreements, tax planning for the prospective retiree, using family partnerships as an estate planning tool, the income tax aspects of estates and trusts, and the overview of estate planning practice in California Estate Planning. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2005-2007) as a leader in the field of Trusts & Estates law. Mr. Kinyon received his J.D. in 1965 and undergraduate degree in 1961 from the University of Minnesota.

Brian Rowbotham

Mr. Rowbotham is a tax partner with Rowbotham & Company LLP, a CPA firm with offices in San Francisco and Palo Alto and associated firms worldwide. He has been providing tax advice to multinational companies and executives of public and private companies for over 28 years. He is a frequent speaker at tax planning organizations in the U.S., Europe and Asia and at the Haas School of Business. He has written numerous articles on international tax planning for businesses and individuals. He is the Co-Chair of the International Tax Section of Polaris International, a worldwide association of over 120 accounting and consulting firms. Mr. Rowbotham received his B.S. in accounting and his MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

More information about the Swiss Business Stammtisch and the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce:

The Swiss Business Stammtisch is an informal gathering place for American and Swiss-American business people. There are many presentations from interesting companies who maintain a link with the Swiss-American community either in the United States or in Switzerland.

* Interested in meeting the local Swiss/American community?
* Are you a representative of a U.S. company that has a branch in Switzerland?
* Wanting to make contact with other Swiss expatriates?
* Curious about what the local Swiss business people do?

If so, please join the Business Stammtisch for relaxed mingling and exchange of ideas, every 2nd Thursday of the month from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at swissnex.

If you would like to present at a future meeting, please email Andreas Glocker, Chair of the Swiss Business Stammtisch, with your interest at

For information on joining the Chamber, email the Chamber at

Membership levels:
Friend of the Chamber ($50)
Small Business Membership ($200)
Corporate Membership ($350)
Sustaining Membership ($650)


Photo: Myleen Hollero