Speakers

Attract new partners and clients by delivering a speech on hot practical topic. Being a speaker at the conference is a unique chance to show your perspective connections the level of your knowledge and professionalism.

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Erich Baier

Erich Baier

Bilanz-Data
Presentation topic:
Presentation 1: Austria - A perfect gateway between East and West. Presentation 2: My Austrian Private Foundation - How my family and I can benefit from it.

MBA, LL.M. (Int’lTax Law),

Certified Public Tax Advisor

Mr. Erich Baier was born in 1956 in Vienna, Austria. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna. Already during his studies he worked full-time for a Viennese CPA and tax-law office from 1980 on. After finishing his studies with a MBA (Mag. rer. soc. oec.), he prepared for his professional exams. Having successfully passed these exams 20 years ago, Mr. Baier started working as a Certified Public Tax Advisor in Vienna.

In 2001 Mr. Baier finished his post-graduate studies in International Tax Law.

Mr. Baier is the owner and CEO of Bilanz-Data Wirtschaftstreuhand GmbH, established in 1986, a tax-law firm in Vienna, which concentrates on domestic as well as international tax-planning.

Mr. Baier is a sustaining member of the American Tax Institute in Europe and Deputy President of the Commission on Inheritance and Estate Tax within the International Association of Lawyers. Furthermore Mr. Baier is a member of the International Bar Association and of the National Association of Tax Practitioners in the USA and the APOI.

Mr. Baier has given lectures at the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna on international taxation and contributed to a book, published 1995 in Austria, dealing with the fiscal aspects of M & A, seen from the domestic and international point of view.

Following an invitation of Kluwer International Ltd., an international editor of tax related books and magazines, Mr. Baier is contributing to a loose-leaf series on inheritance tax planning, which was published in 1996.

Furthermore Mr. Baier contributed to a loose-leaf series on international succession laws published by Tolleys in May 2002 and contributed to a loose-leaf series on Taxation of International Sportsmen, published by NOLOT BV.

Furthermore he is member of the Global Advisory Committee of the Asia Offshore Association in regard of Austria.

He furthermore was invited by Mr. Roy Saunders to contribute to a loose-leaf series about income taxation of corporates and individuals.

Mr. Baier served as a speaker at conferences since 1994 and from 1993, when the Austrian Private Foundation Act was written into law, he was consulting clients on establishing foundations and support them in their inheritance tax planning.

Mr. Baier is a member of the board of a large number of Austrian private foundations and has gained significant practice in this field of business.

International tax law practiced by Mr. Baier for more than 20 years is another major field of business of his tax law offices.

Mr. Baier is a member of international associations of accountants and tax-lawyers with 100 offices in more than 25 countries around the world which helps to provide clients with fast and reliable consulting.

Bilanz-Data Wirtschaftstreuhand GmbH
Tax Law and Accounting Office
Schwarzenbergstraße 1-3/14a, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 1 516 12 x 0
Fax: +43 1 516 12 x 14
Email: baier@austrian-taxes.com

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Alisha Ma

Alisha Ma

NTL Trust Limited
Presentation topic:
Caribbean Citizenship Programs.

Alisha Ma was born in China and her family immigrated to Vancouver, Canada when she was fourteen.

Alisha has advised and supported successful entrepreneurs and wealthy families from Mainland China for the past nine years, assisting entrepreneurs and investors with citizenship planning and tax efficient wealth preservation strategies. Before joining NTL Trust Limited as the General Manager, Ms. Ma supported high net-worth entrepreneurs from Mainland China when she worked at an International bank.

Alisha has a Bachelor degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of British Columbia, Canada and an MBA degree in Finance from the University of Victoria, Canada. In addition, Alisha is a Certified Financial Planner (CFPTM) in Hong Kong and a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC). Alisha is fluent in both spoken and written English, Cantonese and Putonghua.

NTL Trust Limited

St. Kitts and Nevis

www.ntltrust.com

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Jessie Yang

Jessie Yang

RAK Offshore
Presentation topic:
Welcome to RAKIA - The helpful partner with a progressive “Can Do” attitude!

Jessie Yang, Associate manager of RAK Offshore, Government of Ras Al Khaimah, RAK Investment Authority. She is holding a Bachelor of Law from Renmin University of China. As a lawyer, Jessie Yang is mainly engaged in corporate financial business, offshore financial business and has been providing legal counsel services for a number of large scale and medium-sized enterprises for 3 years in Beijing. With 4 years of experience in UAE, she supports clients in their desire to invest. An emphasis is on management and business development assistance, company formation, strategic business solutions, legislation and regulations, compliance requirements and business maintenance. Relying on the legal background, she provides advice and information coaching start-ups, emerging businesses and expanding companies focusing on sustainability and scalability.

RAK Offshore
UAE
www.rak-ia.com
www.rakoffshore.ae

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Roman Sayapin

Roman Sayapin

CS Global Partners
Presentation topic:
Comparison of investment programs for private clients leading to visa-free travel worldwide and other benefits.

Managing Partner of China Office

Qualification: Qualified Russian lawyer (Master in Cilil Law), MBA
Location: Beijing, Hong Kong
Languages: Russian, English, Chinese (Mandarin)

Roman manages the Hong Kong and Beijing offices of CS Global. He is a qualified Russian lawyer (Master in Cilil Law) with MBA qualification obtained in USA. Roman has been active as a lawyer and entrepreneur on the SEA market for fifteen years. His expertise includes foreign direct investments, corporate law, international trading, tax and citizenship planning. As a Director of CS Global Partners, Roman specialises in providing to HNWI clients residence and citizenship solutions in different countries throughout the World (including Hong Kong, the European Union, the Caribbean). Since 2000, Roman has resided in China and is fluent in Russian, English and Chinese (Mandarin) languages.

CS Global Partners
China Mainland and Hong Kong
www.csglobalpartners.com

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Tatiana Balabanova

Tatiana Balabanova

APOLLO Group
Presentation topic:
English Structures - prospects of development for your business.

Tatiana Balabanova is one of the Directors and Shareholders of APOLLO Group, a corporate service provider with offices situated in Seychelles, London, Cyprus, Moscow, Kiev and Hong Kong. She has 15 years of experience working in Tax Planning industry mostly concentrating on tax structuring of international clients businesses, asset protection and succession planning. Under her management APOLLO has grown and evolved into one of the leading and highly respected independent service providers, specializing in the fields of Corporate and Financial Consulting, Company, Foundation and Trust Formation and Administration, and Fiduciary services, Ships& Yachts Registration, Legal Advice and Representation services, Accounting and book-keeping services and operating from six independent fully fledged offices.
Tatiana participates as a speaker at various conferences updating on legal issues, tax planning and asset protection solutions.

APOLLO Group
Seychelles
info@apollo-international.com
www.apollo-international.com

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Claude Beffort

Claude Beffort

European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA
Presentation topic:
The convenient and tax efficient gateway for international investors to set up their dedicated investment fund / partnership.

Managing Director
Born in 1962, Claude Beffort started his career in 1980 with Banque Générale du Luxembourg in Luxembourg. In 1988 he joined Banque Continentale du Luxembourg S.A. in Luxembourg where he developed and headed the International Capital Markets Department. In 1996 he was invited from Insinger de Beaufort (part of the Investec Group/South Africa) to setup their Luxembourg-based Asset Management Company, which he successfully headed as CEO and MD. He chaired also the Investment Committee whilst extending the scope of the company to International Private Banking and Trust/Fiduciary. During that period, Claude held number of Board positions within International groups like Banque Compagnie du Nord (Germany), Imperial Tobacco PLC, PA Consulting S.A., Cemex international S.A. etc …

Claude Beffort joined European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA in2008 as Managing Director in order to position and brand the Company to become a prime solution provider within the Luxembourg Fund Industry.

European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA

Luxembourg

www.ecp.lu

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Igor Bordioug

Igor Bordioug

A & P Intertrust Corporation
Presentation topic:
Canada-Belize Tax Planning Structures Facilitating Business in North America and EU for Chinese Companies.

Igor Bordioug received his Master of Science in Telecommunication Engineering from Kiev Institute of Control and Communications in 1981, worked as a Telecommunication Engineer for 9 years and obtained PhD in Telecommunication Engineering from St. Petersburg Academy of Telecommunications in 1993.

From 1993 Mr. Bordioug worked as a chief financial officer for an import/export company in Russia, where he developed his practical knowledge of corporate financial and tax planning using offshore legal entities.

In 1998 he moved to Canada to pursue business opportunities in North America.

Igor Bordioug incorporated A & P Intertrust Corporation in 2002. Being a sole director of the corporation he built his business from scratch. Currently the company offers services in Canada, US, BVI, Belize, Nevis, Panama, Latvia, Cyprus, Singapore and UK serving over 8,700 clients located in more than 50 countries.

A & P Intertrust Corporation
Canada
www.apintertrust.com

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YU Kwai Man (Ida)

YU Kwai Man (Ida)

Midland Group
Presentation topic:
Hong Kong for Successful International Business: Plug and Work.

YU Kwai Man (Ida) is the Associate Members of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS). Ida obtained an Bachelor of Business (Business and Administration) with Specialization in Marketing from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in 2005 and a Master Degree of Corporate Governance from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2008. Ida has experienced in working with different leading International professional firms, handling the compliance issues, company secretarial matters and ensuing statutory compliance for all clients’ companies in different jurisdictions. She is the Director of Midland Consult (Hong Kong) limited.

Midland Group
Hong Kong
www.midland-group.net

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Giancarlo Cervino

Giancarlo Cervino

Centre for International Fiscal Studies SA
Presentation topic:
The mistakes that European investors must avoid when investing in Mainland China.

Director of CINFIS – Centre for International Fiscal Studies SA in Lugano. Giancarlo Cervino is Certified Tax Advisor and Certified Public Accountant in Luxembourg and Italy.

He is a journalist in Italy and Switzerland specialized in international tax planning.

He has twenty two years experience in consultancy for major banks and tax firms on anti-money laundering legislations, banking and tax planning.

CINFIS is a global advisor for enterprises. The economic globalization is the main challenge but also the source of bigger opportunities of development for multinational firms as well as for small and medium enterprises with international prospects.

CINFIS- Centre for International Fiscal Studies offers a wide range of consulting services including supervisions of company’s growth and development to its customer.

CINFIS – Centre for International Fiscal Studies SA
Switzerland
www.cinfis.com

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Jean-Luc Jourdan

Jean-Luc Jourdan

Global Management & Services Group
Presentation topic:
From Luxembourg to the world: safety and effectiveness of Asset optimization.

Mr. Jean-Luc Jourdan was born in 1959, Luxembourg Citizen, Master in Management Science studies and is founding partner of Global Management & Services Group a Luxembourg Trust and corporate services company.

Mr. Jourdan gained a large experience for 18 years in the banking sector and by managing a Stock Broker Company. He is today Chartered Accountant, Expert witnessed with the Luxembourg Court and President of GMS GROUP.

Mr. Jourdan created GMS GROUP in 1999 as a service group that could be generally defined as a family office group including Corporate Services, Tax Advisor, International Tax Planning, Corporate Finance Advisor, Chartered Accountant, Real Estate Advisor and Economical Advisor.
GMS GROUP and its partners serve an international client base, well diversified geographically and economically.

GLOBAL MANAGEMENT & SERVICES GROUP
32, Avenue Monterey
L-2163 Luxembourg
Jean-Luc JOURDAN
Managing Director
Tel: +352 44 55 10 1 Mobile : +352 621 16 20 22
Email: jljourdan@gmslux.com

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Sergey Bogatyrev

Sergey Bogatyrev

Labwealth.com Pte. Ltd.
Presentation topic:
SINGAPORE: a comfortable lifestyle destination for entrepreneurs from Mainland China.

Director/Owner of Labwealth.com Pte. Ltd.

Sergey Bogatyrev has the unique combination of almost 20 years of banking, stock market and international tax planning experience, along with the strongest analytical skills and mathematical and economic background gained from the famous Lomonosov Moscow State University. This enables him to deliver optimal solutions for corporate structuring of global trading and investment projects, personal wealth protection and creation the state-of-the-art offshore products, which are in line with the current realities and trends in global economy and in offshore industry.

In 2010, Sergey moved to Singapore to start-up his own business, a consultancy firm Wealth Creation Laboratory Pte. Ltd. (at present – Labwealth.com Pte. Ltd.).

Since starting his own business, Sergey has written over 50 articles on doing business and living in Singapore for offshorewealth.info (the leading blog in Russian language dedicated to offshore solutions).

As a specialist in Singapore company formation and bank account setup, Sergey also spoke at International Tax Effective Structures conference in Riga, Latvia (September 2012) and at International Wealth Forum in Tallinn, Estonia (September 2013).

Labwealth.com Pte. Ltd.
Singapore
www.labwealth.com

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Edward  Zammit

Edward Zammit

EJZ Comprehensive Business Services Ltd
Presentation topic:
Malta - tax and strategic asset management. Citizenship by investment.

Mr. Edward  Zammit is the sole and managing partner of EJZ Comprehensive Business Services Ltd.

He has qualified as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from the University of Malta in 1985 after reading for a BA (Hons) degree in Accountancy.

During his early qualification years he worked in the industry. Later, he joined Joseph Tabone & Co (now KPMG) where he was appointed as tax consultant managing the firm’s tax department.

For the last 18 years, Mr. Zammit has been in public practice, specializing in the field of taxation. He has delivered lectures to accountancy students studying for the ACCA qualification and addressed various conferences abroad.

He was a Member on Council and is a Fellow Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants, for which he was representative on the Fêdêration des Experts Comptables Europêêns (FEE) Direct Taxation Working Group during 2004/2005.

Fellow of the Malta Institute of Taxation (MIT) and a member of the Institute of Financial Service Practitioners (IFSP)

Assistant to the Magistrate sitting on the Administrative Review Tribunal (Income Tax) since 2011.

EJZ Comprehensive Business Services Ltd

Malta

www.ejz.com.mt

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Peter Mihaly

Peter Mihaly

Crystal Worldwide Ltd
Presentation topic:
Welcome to Hungary - the Hungarian economic residency program.

Peter Mihaly is the Managing Director of Crystal Worldwide Ltd, a leading firm in the field of international tax planning and wealth structuring, corporate and immigration services in the CEE/CIS region.

Peter has over fifteen years of experience in international tax structuring and wealth management. He graduated from the Hungarian College of Finance and Accountancy as economist in 1998, and he obtained his Certified Tax Advisor diploma in 2001. He started his professional career as tax inspector at the Hungarian Tax Office, and continued as Tax Manager of Vodafone Hungary, where he participated in the launch of telecom services in Hungary. Before joining Crystal Group six years ago, he worked for PricewatehouseCoopers Hungary as Tax Manager, where he dealt with various tax matters of major multinational investors in the Hungarian market. At Crystal Worldwide Ltd, he has been dealing with international tax planning, succession planning, asset protection and immigration matters.

Peter is member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the International Fiscal Association.

Peter Mihaly, TEP
Hungary
+36 1 383 0333
peter.mihaly@crwwgroup.net

Crystal Worldwide Ltd
www.crwwgroup.net
info@crwwgroup.net

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