BUSINESS AVIATION - LEGAL AND REGULATORY TOOLKIT IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT

Objectives

From a business aviation operator perspective and with a focus on EU legislation, to understand, know and handle the basic legal tools to deal with questions that have a link with different jurisdictions.

Teaching objectives

  • Understand the international legal environment of business aviation ;

  • Identify when and to whom an international convention applies, with a focus on fiscal treaties ;

  • Determine in a specific situation which domestic law applies ;

  • Master the key contents of international labor, social security and pension law ;

  • Know the ICAO unified legislation on personnel licensing (annex 1) ;

  • Identify the main questions in relation with staff and company civil and criminal liability ;

  • Get keys notions on international dispute settlement.

Participants

  • Representatives at management level from business aviation-related undertakings with responsibilities in the HR, Finances and/or Legal scope;

  • Individuals such as entrepreneurs, investors, independent pilots, whose activities in business aviation face legal and regulatory issues.

Prerequisites

  • Professional experience in dealing with business aviation activities;

  • Language level appropriate to take part in the training.

Content

  • Business aviation international legal environment ; different stakeholders and identification of the employer ;

  • Method of dealing with multiple applicable legislation (+ exercises) ;

  • Labour law (EU/international) questions ;

  • Social security & pensions (EU/international) questions ;

  • Taxation of revenues in an EU/international context; methods and tools to eliminate double taxation ; focus on personal incomes ;

  • Staff licensing under ICAO Annex 1 ;

  • Nationality of the operator and determination criteria ;

  • Civil and criminal liability of pilots and operator ;

  • International dispute settlement (choice of forum and arbitration).

The strengths of our training

  • A thorough understanding of the international legal instruments and methodology (concepts, tools) ;

  • Case studies and group work to validate the achievement of each training objective.