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Our speakers are reputable experts and successful practitioners in the spheres of immigration & citizenship, tax consulting, real estate and legal services.

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Dmitry Mikhailenko

Dmitry Mikhailenko

Law Offices of OMP
Presentation topic:
Residence & Citizenship: overview of top destinations for the Ukrainians.

Background:

D. Mikhailenko began his professional activity in 1995 and worked for number of law firms.
He specializes in tax planning, contractual law, financial services, securities, investments.
He has experience in structuring and practical implementation of tax optimization schemes, including the largest financial-industrial groups in Ukraine, Ukrainian and foreign investment companies.

Education:

Diplomas of high education in law (National Ukrainian Law Academy named after Yaroslav Mudry) and economy (Kharkiv Economic University), post-graduate course in Kharkiv Law Academy and Irpin Academy of Tax Service.

Working languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English

Membership in organizations:
– Head of Tax Committee of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine,
– Vice-president and since 2014 – president of the Association of Tax Consultants of Ukraine,
– Member of the Supervisory Board of the Chamber of Tax Consultants,
– Legal Adviser of the IT Committee of the European Business Association,
– Deputy Chief Editor of the magazine “Accountant”.

Current place of work:

Law Offices of OMP (60 staff, 45 attorneys)
Position: Director, Partner, Co-Head of Tax Practice

Law Offices of OMP
Ukraine
www.omp.kiev.ua

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Savvas Savvides

Savvas Savvides

Michael Kyprianou&Co LLC
Presentation topic:
Cyprus Citizenship and Business Relocation​.

Partner of Law firm Michael Kyprianou&Co LLC, Paphos office

Specialization:
Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, Immovable Property Law
Savvas has obtained an LLB degree from Leeds University UK, and a Masters degree in European Law and Integration from Leicester University, UK.

He is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association having been admitted on 2002. He is also an external lecturer of Holborn College of London, UK.

Savvas is a reputable advocate with specialization in litigation and arbitration in the territory of Cyprus. He provides also consultations for large companies regarding purchase and sale of real estate in Cyprus as well as other legal issues in the sphere of real estate.

Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC
Cyprus
www.kyprianou.com.cy

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Dmitry Perevozchykov

Dmitry Perevozchykov

Michael Kyprianou&Co Ukraine LLC
Presentation topic:
Special aspects of investment into the real estate in Cyprus.

Head of Ukrainian office of law firm Michael Kyprianou&Co Ukraine LLC

Specialization:
Corporate law, tax law and tax planning, currency control and litigation

Dmitry obtained a Masters degree (LLM) with honors from the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” in Ukraine.

Dmitry has substantial experience in corporate structuring of large holding companies of leading Ukrainian market players in different industries such as banking, finance, agriculture, insurance, IT, intellectual property and natural resources.

Dmitry was involved in significant cases regarding M&A of large Ukrainian companies including obtaining permission for concentration from antimonopoly bodies. He participated in the legal due diligence of companies and in the evaluation of risks for potential buyers. Dmitry also represented clients in Ukrainian court proceedings in commercial cases. Moreover, he consulted clients regarding tax issues during the structuring of the transactions.

Michael Kyprianou&Co Ukraine LLC
Ukraine
www.kyprianou.com.cy

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Dr. Jean-Philippe Chetcuti

Dr. Jean-Philippe Chetcuti

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
Presentation topic:
EU Citizenship & Residency by Investment in Malta.

B.A., LL.M.(Warwick), LL.D., TEP
Managing Partner

Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti is one of the founding partners of Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, a leading law firm with offices in Valletta, Nicosia and London. Dr Chetcuti heads the firm’s Private Client practice, specialising in private client tax planning, wealth structuring and citizenship and residency planning. Dr Chetcuti is a key advisor on the Malta Citizenship by Investment, Cyprus Citizenship by Investment, the Malta Golden Visa, the Malta Global Residence Programme and buying property in Malta and Cyprus and, holding Malta licence IIP 001, he was the first to be licenced by the Identity Malta Agency and to directly file citizenship by investment applications under the Malta Individual Investor Programme. Within his tax planning and wealth structuring function, he specialises in the use of Cypriot and Malta holding companies, Malta & Cyprus participation Exemption regimes, Malta & Cyprus royalty companies, Malta & Cyprus trusts and foundations and Professional Investor Funds. Jean-Philippe spends his time between the firm’s Malta and Cyprus office.

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
Malta
www.cclex.com

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Aleksei Nikolajenko

Aleksei Nikolajenko

Novira Capital
Presentation topic:
Real Estate in Estonia. Commercial and Residential Property Market. Purchase and Investment Opportunities.

Partner, Chief Lawyer

Aleksei has graduated from the faculty of law of Tartu University and has previous experience from the law office and financial institutions. Having specialized in business law, Aleksei is focused on the advisory of foreign companies and representing their interests in Estonia. As the partner and member of the management board of Novira Capital his area of responsibility is the involvement of investors in the real estate projects and search for projects of interest for them.

Novira Capital
Estonia
+372 612 0180
aleksei.nikolajenko@novira.ee
www.novira.ee

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Dr. Krisztina Simon LL.M

Dr. Krisztina Simon LL.M

Voldan Investments Limited
Presentation topic:
Permanent residence permit by investments in Hungary.

Career History
Voldan Investments Limited
Programme Director – January 2015 to Present
I am responsible for promotion and effective operation of the Hungarian residency bond program on the territory of 14 countries. I do control and supervise all the financial, administrative and legal processes in frame of the governmental investment program. I do also consult investors on tax and legal issues in order to optimise their future financial statuses.
My task is to create and maintain operative relationship with all the governmental institutes involved in operation of the program (Governmental Debt Management Agency; Office of Immigration and Citizenship).

Ernst and Young Tax Advisory Ltd
Senior Tax Advisor, International Tax Advisory Department – August 2007 – January 2015
I was the senior tax law expert in the department tasked with the responsibility to gave authoritative advice to clients on behalf of the firm.
I was responsible for the department’s legal and economic client consulting in the following areas: Corporation Tax, Personal Income Tax, Transfer Pricing, Cross Border Taxation and VAT.

Dr. Riedler Richárd Law Firm
from February 2005 – August 2008 – legal Trainee

ACEEEO (Association of Central & Eastern European Election Officials) 2002 – 2003 Academic assistant

Professional Experience
Legal Competencies – Expert Level Knowledge & Understanding of:
•Civil, tax and administrative law.
•Contract, Government Regulations
•Tax and Corporate Law.

Academic Qualifications
Barrister Exam 2010
Tax Advisory Course 2008 – 2010
College of Modern Business Studies, Faculty of International Trade
(Summa Cum Laude Degree) 1999 – 2004
Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Law (Summa Cum Laude Degree) 1999 – 2005

Scholarships
Master of Law, University of Stockholm, International Commercial Arbitration Law 2005 – 2006
Erasmus Scholarship, National Kapodistrian University of Athens 2003 – 2004

Interests
Traveling, literature, skiing, child psychology and my work.
I am a proud mother of three boys and adore my time I spend with my family.

Voldan Investments Limited
Hungary
www.voldangroup.com

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George Kachmazov

George Kachmazov

Tranio
Presentation topic:
Perspective markets of foreign residential and commercial property: countries overview.

George Kachmazov is the founder of Tranio, an international real estate broker that helps people find and buy property abroad – with no mark-ups, extra costs or middleman. In Russia, where the company was launched, he is a respected contributor to major business media on real estate and online marketing, where he first cut his teeth. You can meet him at many international property and investment conferences where he is often a key speaker. His core beliefs are straight forward: simplicity and common sense, win-win business strategy, long-term planning. This is why Tranio also has a team of experts that regularly deliver unique reports on international real estate news and trends.

Tranio
Russia
www.tranio.com

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Vitaly Chupin

Vitaly Chupin

Campus Consulting
Presentation topic:
Commercial property in Germany: residence permit and opportunities for business.

Managing partner
Vitaly Chupin is a managing partner of Campus Consulting. Since 2008 he is the founder of the company with specialization in area of investment and real estate. He has accumulated experience in conduction of negotiations which enables Vitaly to achieve the most effective results by realization of personal investment goals. Extensive connections in German business community give him the possibility to offer to the investors some objects of real estate, which aren’t open to the market. Vitaly can give a professional advice to the clients in all questions in terms of German market of real estate.
Education and professional qualifications:
degree in economics psychology and human resource management, LMU Munich
Since 2000 german citizenship.

Campus Consulting
Germany
www.munich-campus.depus

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Mark Mandelbaum

Mark Mandelbaum

Tandler & Partner
Presentation topic:
Commercial property in Germany: residence permit and opportunities for business.

Mark Mandelbaum was born in the North Caucasus and studied German language and German literature at the State University. After coming to Germany he studied law at the Munich University. After graduating from the University and his clerkship at the Munich Court Mark Mandelbaum was appointed to the the bar and became the attorney-at-law.
Mark Mandelbaum provides his clients with legal services on the different areas of law:
•Real Estate Law
•Corporate and Commercial Law
•Law regarding Residence, Economic Activity and Integration of Foreigners in Germany
•Health Care / Medical Law
Mark Mandelbaum is a full partner and holder at the law firm Tandler & Partner I Rechtsanwälte.
The law firm is right in the centre of Munich. Its comprehensive service ranges from civil law to company law, healthcare and real estate issues right through to supporting the clients in the context of an amicable settlement of a dispute and so on. Depending on requirements of case involved, the law firm will work in a team with accountants and auditors or publicly appointed experts. The highly skilled expertise of the Tandler & Partner´s lawyers are the best guarantee for cooperation based on trust.

Tandler & Partner
Germany
www.kanzlei-tandler.de

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Yaroslav Romanchuk

Yaroslav Romanchuk

International Legal Center EUCON
Presentation topic:
Poland: residence permit by investments and opportunities for business.

Attorney at law, Managing partner of the International Legal Center EUCON (Kyiv and Warsaw offices).

President of the Ukrainian Business Association in Poland.
President of the Tax Advisers Association.
Vice President of the Polish Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce (Warsaw).
Yaroslav Romanchuk focuses on the most complicated issues of corporate and tax law, transfer pricing, commercialization of IP rights objects and tax planning with the use of non-material assets, corporate restructuring and assets protection. He represents interests of international and national corporations in the most complicated and high profile corporate and tax disputes in Ukraine and Poland.
Yaroslav Romanchuk is recommended by the leading legal directories as a prominent expert in law,  particularly tax law.

International Legal Center EUCON
Ukraine
www.eucon.ua

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Ivanna Pylypiuk

Ivanna Pylypiuk

International Consulting Group
Presentation topic:
Future is near: education abroad as a key factor influencing the decision in choosing a location.

Managing partner of the International Consulting Group, shareholder of ICG-seminar Ukrainian company

Education

• Master Degree in Political Science. M. P. Dragomanov National Pedagogical University
• Lecturer. A. Yu. Krymskyi Pedagogical College
• MIM KYIV, PMD miniMBA

Professional Skills and Experience

• Development and implementation of business solutions using foreign entities.
• Implementation of business emigration projects.
• Management of the New Jurisdictions and Solutions Department.
• Legal support and follow-up of foreign entities.
• Consulting and assistance in opening of accounts in foreign banks.
• Author and lecturer of non-resident issues trainings.

International Consulting Group
Ukraine

tel.: +38-044-229-40-40
tel.: +38-066-753-61-44
www.icg-seminar.com.ua
www.i-c-g.com.ua

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Katerina Krasna

Katerina Krasna

Yana PROPERTY
Presentation topic:
How the Ukrainians make their decisions on choosing foreign property: comparison of the most popular countries.

Managing Partner and CEO
Yana PROPERTY
Education: Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman
Faculty: the Accounting Economic Faculty
Specialization:
•Accounting and Audit
•Economist-translator from English
•Teacher of economy

Field of activity:

•Investment analytics in the field of international real estate
•Consulting in real estate investments & permanent /temporary residence issues
•Individual selection of Investment projects
•Analysis of investment markets
•International brokerage
•Transaction support for property acquisition
•Opening of bank accounts world over
•Assistance in obtaining of the loans/credits
•Publishing in CIS – the release of the analytical magazine about residential and commercial world real estate market

Briefly about my success:

•Personal experience in real estate investment
•Managing of International Media Holding YANA GROUP
•Creating of exclusive portfolio of investment projects in European markets for Ukrainian business elite
•Effective selection and implementation of investment projects abroad for customers
•Participation in international exhibitions and forums in the area of real estate
•Creating of author articles in Ukrainian Media
•Creating of the brand Yana PROPERTY and presenting it on international level
•Partnership cooperation with world’s famous leaders in the field of brokerage, international developers and companies who provides investment citizenship programs

Yana PROPERTY
Ukraine
www.yana.property

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Elena Georghiou

Elena Georghiou

Feod Group
Presentation topic:
How to save and gain investing into foreign residential property.

Managing Director

Elena Georghiou – founder of Feod Group. Has two higher educations: the first at the Odessa State Polytechnic University, majoring in automation and computer engineering (1986) and second in the Moscow State Law Academy, majoring in law (1991).
Has work experience in London immigration law firms. Is a regular participant in seminars and trainings on immigration, corporate and private law of the European Union.

Elena Georghiou for more than 15 years has provided services for the organization and management of business, asset protection abroad.

Mrs. Georghiou has experience in the preparation of analytical documents, legal opinions, due diligence, specializes in working with corporate and individual clients.

Elena Georghiou specialised in European immigration law:
•migration planning;
•consultation on obtaining alternative (second citizenship);
•obtaining temporary and permanent residence permits, citizenship in the EU;
•preparation of appeals, work with complex immigration cases.

Speaks Russian, Ukrainian, English.

Feod Group
Ukraine
www.feodgroup.com

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Alexey Khomyakov

Alexey Khomyakov

Asters
Presentation topic:
Foreign estate in freehold. Ukrainian legislation: legal arrangements and regulations.

Partner, Head of Tax Practice
Education:
Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National University:
Master’s Degree in International Law, 2005;
Master’s in International business, 2004.
Certified accountant professional (CAP)
Admitted to bar in Ukraine (2008).

Professional career:
2012 – present Asters (Shevchenko Didkovskiy & Partners till 2008), Partner
2012-2013 Swedbank Ukraine, Chief Legal Officer
2010-2012 ENERGY STANDARD GROUP, Chief Tax Officer
2005-2009 KPMG, senior tax consultant.

Professional experience:
Mr. Khomyakov primarily focuses on taxation. His additional areas of practice are M&A, asset management, stock exchange and securities, foreign investments. Alexey has an outstanding record of implementing best world tax practices and in-depth expertise in development of tax efficient structuring of cross-border financing within the framework of IPO, Eurobond issuance within large-sized businesses. Apart from taxation, Mr. Khomyakov has significant experience in tax litigation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, asset management, securities trading regulations, international investments management and white collar crimes legal support with law enforcement agencies.

Asters
Ukraine
Alexey.Khomyakov@asterslaw.com
www.asterslaw.com

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Natalya Ulyanova

Natalya Ulyanova

ICF Legal Service
Presentation topic:
Legal support for the purchase of foreign residential property: practical and legal aspects - capital movements, acquisition procedure and available instruments.

CEO
Professional experience: 15 years

Professional sphere: International Tax Law, Tax Law of Ukraine, Tax Planning, Tax Litigation, Consulting in the field of tax planning, Business Support in foreign jurisdictions, Corporate law, Financial services, Securities, Investment activity.

Educational background: Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, specialization – International law.

Spheres of legal practice:
•international tax planning;
•complex construction of corporate and tax schemes – tax risks assessment and development of proposals for their mitigation;
•consulting on building asset protection structures using trusts and foundations;
•consulting in the field of international tax planning, on various issues of corporate and tax legislation of Ukraine;
•structuring of M&A transactions;
•development and analysis of different types of documents in English legislation, including shareholders agreements, stock options, etc;
•incorporation and administration of foreign legal entities;
•selection of foreign banks for projects of various complexity;
•consultations on obtaining residence permits and citizenship abroad.

Key competencies: 15 years of practical experience in structuring and asset protection activities, the successful implementation of projects of various complexity in international trade, intellectual property, financial and banking law, real estate, corporate law and M&A.
15 years of practice in organization and reporting at conferences and seminars on the latest developments in international tax planning and its main characteristics.
Author of numerous publications in the area of tax and corporate law in major business magazines in Ukraine and worldwide.

ICF Legal Service
Ukraine
www.icf-ua.com

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Denis Kuznetsov

Denis Kuznetsov

Amond & Smith Ltd.
Presentation topic:
Ukrainian and European legislation. Legal arrangements. Current legal solutions on taxation, maintenance and succession of foreign property.

Managing Partner of the representative office in Ukraine
Specialization: financial law, tax law, asset protection.
Relevant work experience: since 2006.
Mr. Kuznetsov has finished the faculty of law of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.
Mr. Kuznetsov specializes in the Ukrainian corporate law, execution of investment activity by foreign companies in Ukraine. He possesses extensive experience in the sphere of support of advisory projects on development and realization of tax efficient structures with the participation of non-resident companies.
Mr. Kuznetsov provides client consultation services regarding incorporation and support of legal entities in Ukraine and abroad, international tax planning, asset protection, business structuring. He provides assistance in opening bank accounts for clients in various banks worldwide. He cooperates with leading legal, consulting and audit companies, and conducts analysis of the legislation in various jurisdictions.
Denis Kuznetsov has been published in various Ukrainian mass media.
He speaks fluent English.

Amond & Smith Ltd.
Ukraine
www.amondsmith.ua

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Alina Guseynova

Alina Guseynova

Deloitte & Touche USC
Presentation topic:
Inheritance, gift and luxury taxes abroad - who, when and where to pay?

Alina is a Tax Manager in Deloitte Ukraine.

Alina has been working in the tax area for more than 7 years and has an extensive experience in Ukrainian and international taxation. Alina specializes in providing advice in restructuring of international activity to achieve the low effective tax rate as well as in taxation of cross-border transactions.
Experience in Deloitte Belgium gave the opportunity to receive practical experience in international restructuring and in coordination of corporate and local tax compliance of multinational groups with subsidiaries in Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.
Alina also specializes in tax consulting of high net worth individuals – owners of the business, entrepreneurs and top-managers of large companies and banks and their family members.

Education and professional qualifications:

Interregional academy of Personnel Management, Kyiv, Ukraine, Master of Finance, 2009
International Tax Center, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands, Master of Advanced Studies in International Tax Law, 2011
Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK, 2014

PJSC “Deloitte & Touche USC”
Ukraine
www.deloitte.ua

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Svitlana Tutovska

Svitlana Tutovska

Deloitte & Touche USC
Presentation topic:
Inheritance, gift and luxury taxes abroad - who, when and where to pay?

Svitlana is a Manager in Tax & Legal services department, Global Employer Services (GES) group, Deloitte Ukraine.

Svitlana has started her career in Deloitte in 2008 as a member of the Tax & Legal services department.

Svitlana is responsible for the service line supporting inbound and outbound international assignees on personal income taxation as well as immigration support and providing tax advisory related to employment structuring, compensation, benefits planning and global mobility projects for both, foreign and Ukrainian clients.

Education and professional qualifications:

Academy of Municipal Administration, Master Degree in Law, Kyiv, Ukraine

PJSC “Deloitte & Touche USC”
Ukraine
www.deloitte.ua

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Mykhaylo Goncharuk

Mykhaylo Goncharuk

Dominion Legal Group

Moderator
Lawyer
Partner at attorneys Dominion Legal Group.
Member of the Association of Lawyers of Ukraine, Head of the Committee of the tax law of Bar Association of Ukraine.
He has 15 years of experience in the field of judicial protection.
Specialization: tax and corporate law, legal representation.
Mykhaylo Goncharuk is a legal advisor to the public organization «Let’s Do It, Ukraine!», Employment Center of Free People, Speaker of themed events projects at B2B Forum, Business Club, the Free School of Business, Advertising School etc. D. Mykhaylo Goncharuk is an expert of Platform of Small and Medium business, moderator of the Bar Association of Ukraine. He is the author of numerous professional publications and comments in magazines «Forbes», «Business», «Money», «Focus» and others.
Mykhaylo Goncharuk has three higher educations in law (Academy of Labour, Social Relations and Tourism, 2003), economic (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 2006), public administration (National Academy for Public Administration under the President of Ukraine, 2013).

Dominion Legal Group
Tel.: +38 (067) 243 33 64
E-mail: partner@dominion.in.ua
Ukraine
www.dominion.ua

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