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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Aleksandr Voronov

Aleksandr Voronov

NTL Trust Limited
Presentation topic:
Antigua vs. the others: Caribbean Citizenship-by-Investment Programmes in 2015.

Aleksandr Voronov, a native of Latvia, pursued a distinguished and successful career in business and acquired an MBA, but as a strong believer in personal freedom and Austrian economic theories, he was drawn by the warmth and welcome of tax-free jurisdictions in the Caribbean. He was appointed in 2010 as Business Development Manager at the expanding Russia and CIS Desk of NTL Trust and Immigration, the oldest trust company on the island of Nevis.

A keen and experienced traveler, Aleksandr now shuttles between the Caribbean, Western Europe and the CIS, visiting clients and partners. He has become widely known as the trusted go-to expert on business immigration and citizenship for high net worth individuals, their families and advisers from the Russia/CIS region, who are looking for a secure base outside their home countries. He is particularly comfortable advising clients on the best economic citizenship program for their needs. In an increasingly complex and globalized world, Aleksandr is an expert on your side.

NTL Trust Limited

St. Kitts and Nevis

www.ntltrust.com

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Milen Keremedchiev

Milen Keremedchiev

Arton Capital
Presentation topic:
Investor Program for Residence and Citizenship in Bulgaria.

Vice-President and Business Development

As a global financial advisory firm, Arton Capital provides custom-tailored services for Immigrant Investor Programs to a diversified client base, including Government agencies and high net-worth individuals and families from around the world.

Mr. Keremedchiev`s has an economic education and extensive professional experience. For the last 12 years he served as a Deputy Minister of Economy, National Coordinator of the Stability Pact for South East Europe, Representative of Bulgaria in OECD, Consul General in Dubai and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in Bulgaria, as well as numerous public administration positions in other EU countries. He proved to be an invaluable asset in the development of the Bulgarian Investor Program for Residency and Citizenship and though his profound knowledge of the government institutions and agencies, he added to the success of the Program in Bulgaria. Presently, in his position of a Vice-President, Business Development, he is able to provide valuable advice to the potential investors on the economic and political developments not only in Bulgaria but to the entire South East European region.

Arton Capital
Bulgaria
www.artoncapital.com

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Dmitry Neminushchiy

Dmitry Neminushchiy

Amadlaw Management Consultancy LTD
Presentation topic:
Emirates Companies and Residence Permit in Europe and USA.

Born on 20 April, 1962 in USSR.

In 1984 graduated from MKTI , MM “Mathematics machines” faculty. In 1999 graduated from A.S. Griboedov’s University of International Law and Economy, International Law department.

Had worked at the Ministry of Chemical and Oil-chemical industry for 8 years.

Since 1995 has been a director of Russian Legal Company “TRENSIS”. In 1999 incorporated “Goodwin Management Corporation Limited” (USA). Since 2002, general director of “Goodwin Management Corporation Limited” (Gibraltar).

Since 2009, Head of “Goodwin Management Corporation Limited” representative office in UAE. At present time acts as a Partner of “AMADLAW” UAE.

Amadlaw Management Consultancy LLC
UAE
www.amadlaw.com

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Elizaveta Ermishkina

Elizaveta Ermishkina

Renaissance Capital
Presentation topic:
Double taxation – recent changes of legislation in Russian Federation. Concept of the Beneficial Owner of the income.

Elizaveta Ermishkina is a Head of Tax covering Russia and CIS market at Renaissance Capital, a leading investment bank focused on Russia, the CIS, Central and Eastern Europe and Africa, and other high-opportunity emerging markets.

Elizaveta has more than 15 years of experience in tax and accounting departments both in consulting area and real sector of economy. She graduated with honors from Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics, diploma in finance, and Law Academy, diploma in civil law

Renaissance Capital

Russia

www.rencap.com

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Aleksandr Pazhe

Aleksandr Pazhe

ABLV Bank, AS
Presentation topic:
European banks and international sanctions. Recent trends.

Member of the Board,

Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)

A lawyer by education, he has worked in the bank since the end of 1995, having started out in Legal Department. Aleksandr Pazhe is now responsible for the bank’s reputation and legal risks. He enjoys working with people. Previously, he was lecturing at university.

Every year Aleksandr Pazhe tries to visit two or three new countries, and particularly loves East Asia. He collects national hats, and loves watching new theatre plays.

ABLV Bank, AS

Latvia

www.ablv.com

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Josef Cardona

Josef Cardona

CSB Group
Presentation topic:
50 Shades of Tax | A Maltese Perspective.

Josef joined CSB Group in July 2009. Under his role, Josef is the first contact with all clients seeking relocation services to Malta and assists such clients with most of the services offered by CSB Group, mainly Corporate, iGaming, Real Estate, Trust and Fiduciary, Yacht and Shipping Registration and Financial Services. Upon a good understanding of the clients requirements Josef introduces other members of the team and ensures that the clients’ requirements and expectations are duly fulfilled. Apart from developing customer relations, Josef also serves as a point of reference for already established clients.

Josef graduated from the Henley Business School and was awarded a Masters in Business Administration. Previously he had also obtained a Diploma in Management from the said Business School. He is a part-qualified accountant and has also successfully completed a full time Diploma in Shoe Designing from the ARS-ARPEL School in Milan. In August 2013 he successfully completed the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation from The Chartered Institute of Taxation. Josef is also an International Tax Affiliate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and a Member of the Malta Institute of Taxation.

CSB Group
Malta
www.csbgroup.com
info@csbgroup.com

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Kirill Roubalsky

Kirill Roubalsky

Dentons
Presentation topic:
Tax Disputes involving non-residents in Russia and the interaction with the fiscal authorities.

Kirill Roubalsky is an associate in Dentons’ Moscow office. He specializes in tax litigation, general corporate and international tax law and has extensive experience in advising on transfer pricing issues. Kirill has wide-ranging experience advising major Russian and international companies on a broad range of tax law issues, including taxation of RF non-residents, application of VAT deductions in the construction industry, tax aspects of real estate and securities transactions, as well as M&A transactions. His experience also includes successfully representing clients in complex tax disputes and assisting with desk and field tax audits.

Before joining Dentons, Kirill worked with Russian law firms Pepeliaev Group, Schekin & Partners and Muranov, Chernyakov & Partners.

Dentons
Russia
www.dentons.com/ru

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Sam Spiridonov

Sam Spiridonov

BDO Malta
Presentation topic:
Doing Business in the European Union for non-EU shareholders.

Sam Spiridonov has more than 16 years of professional experience in accounting, audit and finance. His technical qualifications include accounting and financial control of industrial and constructing companies. He has experience in audits of financial entities, including leasing companies, fund administrators, and other financial institutions. He has participated in the audit of variety of financial institutions during his employment in BDO Russia and was involved in the audit of all types of clients as Audit Partner in BDO Malta, including gaming, insurance, forex companies and banks.

BDO Malta

Malta

www.bdo.com.mt

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Anton Pischalnikov

Anton Pischalnikov

PwC Russia
Presentation topic:
Transfer pricing in Russian Federation: last trends.

Anton joined the transfer pricing group at the moment when new transfer pricing rules became effective in Russia and actively participated in developing of Russian transfer pricing practice on conducting of the benchmarking studies and preparation of the transfer pricing documentation packages for various companies in different industries. Furthermore, Anton participated and managed projects related to determination of the arm’s length interest rates on intercompany loans, guarantees and license payments and developed intragroup transfer pricing methodologies for such transactions.

Anton has successful experience of implementation of projects in oil, gas, energy, automotive, telecommunication, IT, FMCG and pharmaceutical industry.

Anton graduated from Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics, and Informatics (MESI) and received diploma with high honors.

PwC Russia
Russia
www.pwc.ru

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Mark Attard

Mark Attard

BDO Malta
Presentation topic:
Doing Business in the European Union for non-EU shareholders.

Mark Attard has developed more than 22 years of professional experience in accounting, business
development, IT consultancy, company restructuring and finance. He is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 15 years post qualification experience. Amongst other areas, he has worked in company forecasting, treasury management, preparation of financial statements, preparation of feasibility studies and tender valuations. Whilst controlling the finance function of the various companies within the Group, he has planned, performed and supervised numerous company and group migrations of ERP systems. He has also focused and gained a vast experience in business development and today heads this function from his position of CEO and partner of BDO Malta.

BDO Malta

Malta

www.bdo.com.mt

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Giancarlo Cervino

Giancarlo Cervino

Centre for International Fiscal Studies SA
Presentation topic:
Business relocation to the jurisdiction with the stable investment climate.

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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Alexandra Erlanger

Alexandra Erlanger

Citizenship Real Estate Investments (CREI)
Presentation topic:
Citizenship by Real Estate Investment in the Caribbean: a Comparison.

Originally from Baltic States and raised in UK, Alexandra holds BA in Modern Languages (Linguistics) and Law. After working as a bank compliance officer for non – resident client department, she has joined NTL Trust Limited in 2006 as an international banking consultant for retail clients.

Starting from 2012 Alexandra has worked also as Citizenship by Investment Consultant within NTL.

In 2014, on the peak of Citizenship by Investment Real Estate boom, Alexandra has been promoted to a position of Development Director in CIS and Baltics for CREI – the Real Estate Division of NTL Trust Group.

Citizenship Real Estate Investments (CREI)

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Tel: +1 (869) 465 0569

E-mail: ae@economic-citizenship.com

Web: www.economic-citizenship.com

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Yevgeny Lukashuk

Yevgeny Lukashuk

Baltic Business Group
Presentation topic:
Latvia. Germany. Business immigration and EU funds.

Yevgeny Lukashuk is the owner and practicing lawyer at “Baltic Business Group”. He has been practicing law since 2004 and specialises in the area of Civil, Commercial and Migration Law. In the recent years the core area of his activities has been the Migration Legislation of the European Union, with the emphasis on the issue of residence permit obtainment.

Yevgeny Lukashuk is the member of the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia, he efficiently cooperates with the Latvian Agency of Investments and Development, actively participate in the international visits of the President of the Republic of Latvia as members of Latvian business delegation, as well as in business forums of entrepreneurs from third countries.

Baltic Business Group
Latvia
www.e-tiesa.lv

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Mark Rovinskiy

Mark Rovinskiy

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Presentation topic:
Deoffshorisation-2014: first results.

Mark specializes in tax law, focusing on international tax planning matters and tax structuring of private capital. Currently Mark advises private and corporate clients on the application of Controlled Foreign Companies (CFC) legislation, which involves complex corporate and business restructuring for the purposes of limiting CFC’s exposure on exiting business structures. Having extensive experience in the tax filed, Mark also provides support when it comes to structuring large foreign investment projects.

In addition, Mark has proved himself as an expert when it comes to settling tax disputes. Mark’s track record in tax disputes resolution includes successful representation of major Russian and international enterprises from various industries such as heavy industry, automotive, manufacturing, IT, real estate and trade.

Mark is a visiting lecturer at the Russian Chamber of Tax Advisors and a regular contributor to various Doing Business Guides, including the World Bank’s DB report. He is a member of the Russian Chamber of Tax Advisers, European Fiscal Association and Confédération Fiscal Européenne.

Mr. Rovinskiy graduated from the Law School of Lomonosov Moscow State University (2005) and is certified as a tax adviser by the Russian Chamber of Tax Advisers (2008).

Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Russia
www.epam.ru

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Alexander S. Zakharov

Alexander S. Zakharov

Paragon Advice Group
Presentation topic:
Russian Voluntary Asset Self-Declaration Program - 2015.

Alexander is a partner in Paragon Advice Group. He is recognized in CIS and Russia as a private independent legal practitioner primarily focused on services for UHNWI and HNWI (tax, legal and offshore asset structuring, including trusts and foundations efficient exploitation). A permanent independent expert for the Russian leading mass-media: RBC.ru, Vedomosti.ru, BFM.ru, Forbes Russia, SPEAR’s Russia, PBWM.ru, RG.ru, Kommersant.ru, Taxpravo.ru, Intax-info.com, and a contributing author for Forbes.ru.

Dr. Zakharov started his professional activity in the Russian Tax Service (Head Division) and resigned in 2004 (specializing in tax investigations, international cooperation and tax dispute resolution).

Dr. Zakharov graduated from the International Law School of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (aka MGIMO) in 2000 (cum laude) and from the Institute of European Law at MGIMO in 2002 (Master Degree). In 2010 he obtained PhD (Candidate of Sciences) degree for a dissertation “Formation of the EU Tax System” (passed in MGIMO, a leading organization – the Law School of the Moscow State University).

Paragon Advice Group
Moscow, Russia
www.paragonadvice.com

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Anton Ionov

Anton Ionov

EY
Presentation topic:
Asset Structuring Solutions 2015 for High Net Worth Individuals in Russian Federation.

Anton is the Head of EY CIS Personal Tax services practice and has been working for EY Moscow for more than 16 years.

Anton is specializing in US and Russian personal income tax, social tax and immigration legislation, pension and labor law, tax optimization and planning, extensive international tax experience obtained by working on various projects in Moscow and London offices of EY.

Anton has been dealing with complicated issues of international taxation, such as international structuring of personal holding mechanisms (companies, trusts, funds), assets ownership structuring; experience in managing complicated US tax projects including dealing with various business structures (trusts, passive companies, controlled corporations and partnerships).

Anton graduated with honors from Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics, diploma in finance; Certified Public Accountant in the US (CPA).

EY

Russia

www.ey.com/cis

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Ksenia Stepanischeva

Ksenia Stepanischeva

Lidings
Presentation topic:
Foreign investments: overview of current rules for companies and private clients.

Ksenia Stepanischeva is a Senior Associate in the Corporate and M&A practice at Lidings, a leading full-service Russian law firm with offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Ksenia advises clients across a wide range of corporate and commercial law matters. She has extensive experience in banking & finance and taxation. Her expertise also spans real estate and construction law as well as contracts and agreements specific to the IP sector. Ksenia’s selected representative matters include: advising a leading Russian automotive oil producer on international corporate restructuring; advising a major Chinese bank on entering into a facility agreement with a Russian bank intended for financing construction of a multifunctional complex in Moscow; advising a large Chinese telecommunication holding on restructuring of its share in the Russian subsidiary company established to introduce complex high-speed mobile Internet communication network; advising leading global investment management company on contemplated acquisition by its client of indirect control over the Russian telecommunication company intending to offer McWiLL 4G-technology in Russia, and other high-profile projects.

Lidings

Russia

www.lidings.com

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Alexey Gusev

Alexey Gusev

Institute of Financial Planning
Presentation topic:
Local Russian Private Banking and Deoffshorization Problem.

Dean

For the last 10 years Alexey has been holding top positions at the leading Russian banks. He is engaged in building and developing effective service system for local HNW clients within Russian banks and private banking/ private wealth management / family office / mass affluent technologies. His academic portfolio includes a range of works on Russian HNW clients services (including the first book in Russia on VIP-clients services), adapting and implementing private banking and family office technologies in Russia.

Institute of Financial Planning
Russia
www.infinplan.ru

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