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EBACE Seminar Addresses Complex Questions About Aircraft Purchases

May 9, 2013

The steps necessary to purchase and register a business aircraft can be daunting for even the most experienced operators and aircraft brokers. The EBACE International Aircraft Transactions Seminar, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland on May 20, the day before the opening of the 2013 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2013), will address the challenging issues about the aircraft sales process.

Featuring presentations by aircraft purchasers, brokers, financiers, lawyers and other advisors, the one-day EBACE International Aircraft Transactions Seminar will examine current trends, challenges and opportunities facing the business aviation marketplace today, particularly in consideration of ongoing global economic concerns.

"Over the past several years, the purchase and sale of business aircraft has truly become a global process," said Mike Nichols, NBAA vice president, operational excellence & professional development. "There are more operators around the world than ever before, often requiring prospective customers to work with sellers in other countries. That may present challenges for those not familiar with a country or a region’s specific registration and tax requirements.”

Leading international experts will address many aspects of the aircraft acquisition process and engage attendees in interactive discussions about transactional, financial, tax, insurance and operational issues. The scheduled topics for discussion include complex insurance requirements, suggestions about forming a partnership for an aircraft purchase and how to handle the myriad of taxes and fees that many countries implement on the acquisition and operation of business aircraft.

Attendance at the EBACE International Aircraft Transactions Seminar will be kept relatively small in order to encourage collaborative discussions among presenters and Attendees.

"EBACE provides the perfect venue to bring international buyers and sellers together, so that we may foster networking, build relationships and strengthen knowledge industry-wide about these transactions from the business, regulatory and tax perspectives," Nichols added.

Registration for the EBACE International Aircraft Transactions Seminar is $595 for Members of NBAA and the European Business Aviation Association, and includes registration for EBACE, continental breakfast, lunch and conference materials.

EBACE2013 takes place May 21 to 23 at the Palexpo convention hall in Geneva, Switzerland.

Learn more about EBACE International Aircraft Transactions Seminar.