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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Speakers

Giancarlo Cervino

Giancarlo Cervino

Centre for International Fiscal Studies SA
Presentation topic:
If EU Schengen agreement collapses! Back to the future of tax planning?

Moderator 

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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Sergey Filatov

Sergey Filatov

Pafilia Property Developers Ltd
Presentation topic:
Cyprus Citizenship (EU) and incentives for business relocation.

Sergey Filatov, lawyer, MBA. Head of Representative Office of the Cyprus largest privately owned developing company Pafilia Property Developers LTD since 2012. Sergey advises on property purchase, maintenance and taxation matters. He specializes in EU citizenship through investment programs, including recommendations on investments, property acquisition, citizenship application process and the documents required for the application.

In March 2014 the Cyprus Government announced changes to the legislation that enables foreign investors to become Cypriot (EU) citizens. Pafilia has 100% approval rate in submitting investor groups and provides legal guarantees. At the moment the Cyrus citizenship program is the easiest and the fastest in Europe. Founded in 1977, Pafilia is the largest privately owned residential developer in Cyprus, dedicated to delivering the best in concept, design, quality and service. The company offers a diverse and innovative portfolio of property types and styles.

Pafilia is also a market leader in the permanent residency and citizenship through real estate investment programs. Our extensive and high-quality portfolio, strong partner network and professional personalized service make Pafilia the ideal immigration and property partner in Cyprus.

Pafilia Property Developers Ltd
Cyprus
www.pafilia.ru

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Vadim Reinfeld

Vadim Reinfeld

ABLV Bank, AS
Presentation topic:
OECD CRS: Automatic Exchange of Financial Accounts Information.

Deputy Chairman of the Board, Deputy Chief Executive Officer (dCEO), ABLV Bank

Vadim Reinfeld has been working at the bank since 1997. He became the member of ABLV Bank Board in 2007 while additionally occupying the position of Head of the Customers Service Division. Vadim obtained his Master’s Degree in Law at the University of Latvia and another Master’s Degree under Executive MBA program at the Stockholm School of Economics.

Vadim Reinfeld is in charge of the Corporate and Private Clients Service Division, Financing Division, and Mortgage Loans Division.

Work moto: “Change is the basis of development, therefore above all in my colleagues I value a creative beginning and a positive attitude to work.”

Vadim loves spending his free time with friends discussing life. He also plays tennis and golf.

ABLV Bank, AS
Latvia
www.ablv.com

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Alexander Lins

Alexander Lins

LMG Lighthouse Trust reg.
Presentation topic:
The Liechtenstein Foundation - Asset Protection over Generations.

Dr. Alexander Lins, LL.M. (Wealth Law – UFL) is a Trust-Lawyer and Partner of LMG Lighthouse Trust reg., Vaduz. He is actively teaching Company Law at University of Liechtenstein and is an author of various articles on Austrian and Liechtenstein Tax Law. He is founder and member of the scientific Board of the ‘Liechtenstein Journal’ that publishes articles on national and international Tax and Company Law. He is advisor of the Liechtenstein Government, recently in tax-matters related to the new (Double) Tax Treaty with Austria.

He was associate for one of the biggest tax-law- and auditing-companies in Vienna/Austria (TPA Horwath Wirtschaftstreuhand und Steuerberatung GmbH) for a number of years, when he joined one of the ‘big-three’ (Trust-)Law-companies in Liechtenstein, before he became the founding-member of LMG Lighthouse Trust.

As a licensed trustee of the Chamber of the Liechtenstein Trustees and member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), he specializes in national and international tax planning, structuring of holding and financial companies, intellectual property and asset-protection-tools (Foundations, Trusts etc).

LMG Lighthouse Trust reg.
Liechtenstein
www.lmg.li

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Kevin Deguara

Kevin Deguara

DF Advocates
Presentation topic:
Malta: Citizenship & Residence programmes.

Kevin is a joint managing partner of DF Advocates in Malta.

Kevin heads the Private Clients Department within the firm. Kevin is also heavily involved in Corporate and Commercial Department dealing principally with major projects. Kevin is also an executive director of related companies DF Corporate Services Limited and DF Marine Consultancy Services Limited. DF Corporate is a company duly licensed to provide fiduciary and trustee services while DF Marine provided professional advice in the yachting industry.

Kevin specialises in international structuring for ultra-high net worth individuals, families, succession, asset protection structuring and citizenship and immigration issues. A key aspect of his practice is advising on all types of immigration issues including applications for individuals or family members for Maltese Citizenship under the Malta Individual Investor Programme (MIIP) and residence in Malta under the various residence programmes offered in Malta. In this sense Kevin is an Accredited Agent of the MIIP as well as an Authorised Mandatory in terms of the High Net Worth Individuals Rules, the Malta Retirement Programme Rules and the Global Residence Programme Rules.

DF Advocates
Malta
www.dfadvocates.com

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Anton Ionov

Anton Ionov

EY
Presentation topic:
How HNWI can benefit from relocation. Overview of existing opportunities.

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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Aleksandr Voronov

Aleksandr Voronov

NTL Trust Limited
Presentation topic:
Grenada vs. the others: Caribbean Citizenship-by-Investment Programmes in 2016

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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Sebastien Flak

Sebastien Flak

Geneva Management Group (Luxembourg) SA
Presentation topic:
Switzerland / Luxembourg: appropriate hubs for investments in today’s environment.

Sébastien Flak joined the Geneva Management Group in June 2010 as Client Manager for the Geneva office. He is now the Managing Director of Geneva Management Group (Luxembourg) SA.

Sébastien has extensive experience in Luxembourg and Switzerland as well as specific cross-border structuring. He assists international high net worth individuals and companies with tax planning, business development and inheritance matters using optimal jurisdictions and vehicles. His clients are involved in real estate, mining, manufacturing and trading activities. He has been working in the trust environment since 2003: prior to joining GMG, Sébastien worked for few years as Relationship Manager for Fortis Intertrust (Suisse) S.A. He previously worked as Trust Officer for TMF Services (Suisse) S.A. and Senior Advisor for Alterdomus S.A. in Luxembourg. He started his career as an Advisor for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Luxembourg.

Sébastien holds a Master degree in Economics and Finance from a High Business School in Paris and a diploma in Tax Systems from the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce.

Geneva Management Group (Luxembourg) SA.
Switzerland
+ 41 22 3100 100
www.gmgfinancial.com

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Eugene Skrynnyk

Eugene Skrynnyk

Geneva Management Group (Switzerland) S.A.
Presentation topic:
Switzerland / Luxembourg: appropriate hubs for investments in today’s environment.

Eugene joined Geneva Management Group in October 2015 as a Director in Geneva, Switzerland. Eugene’s focus is serving high net worth clients and implementing strategic initiatives across GMG.

From January 2014 to September 2015 Eugene led the FATCA and CRS regulatory affairs for the Stonehage Fleming Group in Switzerland. Prior to this he was a Senior Manager at EY in Cape Town responsible for growing the Asset Management practice in the Africa region, including acquisition of new clients and projects, managing thought leadership and marketing initiatives, and providing regulatory service solutions to financial institutions in Africa. Eugene previously also held the position of a Lead Performance Analyst for a relative return product shelf at UBS Wealth Management and started his career in 1999 in the corporate banking area at Bank of America Canada.

Eugene holds a Master of International Law and Economics (Magna cum laude, University of Berne), a Bachelor of Commerce and Finance (University of Toronto), a Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM) and he also passed Level II of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program (CFA Institute). He is a Member of the CFA Institute, CIPM Association, CFA Society Switzerland and is a regular presenter and publisher of articles on international tax regulations.

Geneva Management Group (Switzerland) S.A.
Switzerland
+ 41 22 3100 100
www.gmgfinancial.com

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Fernando Fernandez Barroso

Fernando Fernandez Barroso

Investa Trust
Presentation topic:
The impact of BEPS on current corporate and tax structures.

Fernando Fernández Barroso, member of the Investa Trust Group, acting as Of Counsel since April 2016, has forty years of experience in Latin American tax consulting and structuring. He specializes in tax planning, with emphasis on financial and accounting matters, specifically as applied to corporate reorganizations and restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, international double taxation, joint ventures and consortia, cross-border structures, equity investments protection and successions. In his lifetime career he has attended companies in the oil and gas; high consume products, telecommunications, utilities, and technology and manufacturing sectors.

Mr. Fernández Barroso was admitted as an international partner in two international leading accounting firms as a tax consultant, after heading the tax practices of these two accounting firms in Venezuela, he became a regional international partner as head of the tax practices of the Andean countries. After 28 years with the international accounting firms, Fernando is currently an international senior partner in the tax practice of the law firm Norton Rose Fulbright Caracas-Venezuela and more an off counsel of Investa Trust a fiduciary agent with headquarters in Montevideo-Uruguay. Mr. Fernández Barroso is recognized as a leading tax lawyer in cross-border structuring in Venezuela by World Tax. He has been listed for the last 10 years as a Band 1 tax leading lawyer by Chambers Latin America publication The World’s Leading Lawyers.

In the late 80’s, Fernando was the chairman of the tax committee of the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce (VenAmCham) and a tax professor in the school of Economics and Accounting of the Catholic University Andrés Bello. Fernando has lectured on taxes in local and international forums.

Education

•Law degree, Universidad Santa Maria de Venezuela, 1976.
•Tax Specialization, Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1979.
•Finance Program for PWC Managers and Partners, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración “IESA”, Caracas-Venezuela, 1991-1992.
•Executive Program in international Management, Columbia University School of Business in New York, 1993.
•Leadership Program fos E&Y Partners, Harvard school of business, Vevey-Switzerland, 2004.

Investa Trust
www.investatrust.com

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Mona Shah

Mona Shah

Mona Shah & Associates, PLLC
Presentation topic:
The changing face of the US EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa.

UK born, Mona, a dual licensed attorney, practiced as a Government Prosecutor with the British Crown Prosecution Service, before moving to New York. Mona was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales in 1993, and was admitted to the New York Bar and the United States Federal Bar in 1997.

Mona has over 19 years of experience and extensive knowledge of all facets of U.S. immigration law; her practical expertise ranges from specialist business petitions to complicated, multi-issue federal deportation litigation. Mona has handled complex immigration law appeals before the United States Circuit Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third, Fifth, and Eleventh circuits.

Highly proficient and experienced in EB-5 law, Mona was voted top 25 EB-5 attorneys in the US. Mona was the original founder of the first EB-5 regional center in New York. Mona is also a member of the Policy Committee for IIUSA and regularly lobbies in Washington DC.

Mona has authored numerous articles and blog pieces in EB-5. Mona is the author of a published book for investors on the EB-5 laws and procedures and regularly speaks at seminars worldwide, interviewed by mainstream news channels, quoted in major newspapers. She has been honored for her work by various groups and non for profit organizations. Mona is also an adjunct professor at Baruch University, New York City.

Mona Shah & Associates, PLLC
United States
www.mshahlaw.com

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Victoria Condratova

Victoria Condratova

Adbell Advisory Ltd (UK)
Presentation topic:
Using UK companies for international trading in the world of increasing requirements for transparency and exchange of information.

Moldovan born Victoria graduated as an economist from the Academy of Economic Studies in Chisinau. She then qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor in the UK, also holding certificates in Principles of International Taxation and EU Direct Tax.

She has more than 16 years of experience in the accountancy profession and has worked in both industry and practice, being a director of a UK Chartered Accountancy firm for 6 years.

Ex-Director in Charge of EMEA region of JHI, international association of accountants and tax advisors, Victoria organised a number of tax conferences.

Personal quote: “When I give you my time I am giving you a portion of my life, therefore I do my best for you so as not to feel that my life is wasted”

Adbell Advisory Ltd (UK)
Email: Victoria@adbelladvisory.com
United Kingdom
www.adbelladvisory.com

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Alexander Yudovich

Alexander Yudovich

Rödl & Partner
Presentation topic:
Deoffshorisation in Russia: first results and available solutions for clients.

Alexander Yudovich is Associate Partner and Head of Tax Department at Rödl & Partner Moscow.

With more than 15 years experience, Mr. Yudovich is an expert in tax and finance law. He specializes in consulting on tax issues, supports and advises companies in investment projects. He is active as interest representative in court on tax issues. He also deals with the structuring of financial products.

Alexander Yudovich has extensive language skills: he advises his clients in Russian, German and English.

Rödl & Partner
Russia
www.roedl.com/ru

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Alexander S. Zakharov

Alexander S. Zakharov

Presentation topic:
Accounts opening in foreign banks for Russian beneficiaries.

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

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Tomas Csobonyei

Tomas Csobonyei

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ)
Presentation topic:
UAE – The gateway to growing investments.

Business Development Director

Tomas Csobonyei is the Business Development Director of Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ). Mr Csobonyei guides and supervises RAK FTZ’s international sales and business development teams in sharing free zone advantages and benefits with prospective clients around the world, persuading them to register with the free zone.

He directs and oversees all activities of the business development team, including those who work in Ras Al Khaimah, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, as well as the free zone’s promotional offices in India, Turkey and Germany. He is in charge of creating, recommending, and setting business development strategies and objectives.

Mr Csobonyei brings more than 14 years of widespread local and international experience to RAK FTZ from various industries, including strategic business development, start-ups, and re-engineering process in the areas of B2C, B2B, B2G as well as investment projects in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.

Before joining RAK FTZ, Mr Csobonyei held senior executive positions in several international companies. He has also worked in foreign direct investment in central and eastern Europe. He has more than eight years of experience in business development in the GCC and across the broader Middle East region.

Mr Csobonyei holds a Master of Science degree from Slovak Agricultural University in Slovak Republic, where his specialisation was on Commercial Services – Management & Business Administration, Trade.
He speaks English, Czech, Slovak and Hungarian.

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ)
United Arab Emirates
www.rakftz.com

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Jean-Luc Jourdan

Jean-Luc Jourdan

Global Management & Services Group
Presentation topic:
A family affair, a (Multi) Family Office, the Luxembourg Solution. Securitization in Luxembourg.

Managing Director

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
Tel: +352 44 55 10 1
Mobile : +352 621 16 20 22
Email: jljourdan@gmslux.com

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George Kachmazov

George Kachmazov

Tranio
Presentation topic:
Investment opportunities for Russian citizens for business diversification.

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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Vladislav Gorobinsky

Vladislav Gorobinsky

Veles Capital Investment Group
Presentation topic:
Attraction of investments and raise capital for Russian companies: practice 2016.

Head of legal support of international projects department in Veles Capital Investment Group.

Diploma in the Common Law (University of London).

Vladislav has experience in judicial field since 1997. His areas of competencies include common law, legal support of M&A transactions, including international projects governed by Russian and English law.

Vladislav participated in the transaction by entering VIYM fund capital of the company Syktyvkar Tissue Group, which became the laureate of the Investor Awards 2013 in nomination Equity and venture capital: deal of the year.

Provided legal support: M&A transactions in FMCG, pharmaceutics, building materials, commercial real estate; start-up projects (pharmaceutics, mechanical engineering); deal on joining the project for oil exploration and production in a foreign country.

Veles Capital Investment Group
Russia
www.veles-capital.ru

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Ksenia Stepanischeva

Ksenia Stepanischeva

Lidings
Presentation topic:
CFC Rulles and foreign capital in Russia.

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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Zaur Gidalishov

Zaur Gidalishov

Dentons
Presentation topic:
Import operations by Russian companies – solutions for avoiding currency risks.

Associate, Banking & Finance

Zaur has experience advising Russian companies and non-resident companies acting on the Russian market on various issues related to foreign trade as well as cross-border lending/borrowing. He also focuses on regulatory aspects relating to credit institutions, National Payment System and various types of financial institutions in general as well as currency control related issues.

Before joining Dentons Zaur worked in a Russian bank in the department responsible for support of foreign trade transactions.

Languages

•English
•Russian
•Turkish

Education

•London School of Business and Finance, 2012, LLM in International Business Law, with distinction
•Chechen State University, 2007, Law department
•Gazi Law School, Ankara, Turkey, 2002, Bachelor degree

Dentons
Tel: +7 495 644 05 00
Email: zaur.gidalishov@dentons.com
Russia
www.dentons.com

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Lidiya Charikova

Lidiya Charikova

Liniya Prava
Presentation topic:
Tax disputes related to non-residents: overview of practice and new trends.

Head of Tax Practice

Lidiya Charikova has a 12-year experience in advising on Russian and international taxation issues in various economic sectors, as well as practical experience in legal representation of taxpayers in courts in disputes with tax authorities.

Specialises in:

•tax consulting (analysis of the tax consequences of business transactions, analysis of all types of commercial contracts, tax reviews, local tax restructuring, transfer pricing issues, etc.);
•international tax structuring (taking into account Russian CFC rules, beneficial ownership concept and rules on the corporate tax residence);
•pre-trial and court resolution of tax disputes.

Lidiya’s professional experience includes advising major Russian and international companies on the tax law issues, successful representation of corporate clients in the arbitration courts.

In 2005, Lidiya graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Law Faculty, with honours, and is a fluent English speaker.

Before joining Liniya Prava, Lidiya worked at Dentons Law Firm and, before that, at Deloitte.

Liniya Prava
Lidiya.Charikova@lp.ru
Russia
www.lp.ru

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Victor Machekhin

Victor Machekhin

International Fiscal Association
Presentation topic:
Closing Discussion: Implementation of optimal corporate structures corresponding to current requirements.

Head of Russian Tax Practice, Linklaters CIS

Experience:

Recent experience includes:

• advising western investment and commercial banks on taxation issues relating to setting up and structuring their operations in Russia, including JVs;
• advising western investors on taxation of transactions with government securities, corporate shares, bonds and derivatives and other financial products;
• advising western companies on salary structures for representative offices and subsidiaries in Russia and employee incentive schemes;
• advising Russian clients on taxation of domestic operations, including the oil and gas sector;
• advising foreign and Russian companies on dealing with the Russian tax authorities before and at the time of tax audit;
• advising Russian companies on international tax planning;
• advising on application of double tax treaties in Russia;
• tax litigation.

Education:

1996 – 2002:   Moscow State Law Academy, PhD in Financial Law
1996 –1998:     Russian School of Private Law, M.A. in Private Law
1992 – 1995:    Moscow State Law Academy, Diploma in Law
1982 – 1988:    Moscow Institute of National Economy, Diploma in Economics

Professional Offices:

• Member of the International Fiscal Association, Scientific Secretary of the Russian Branch, member of the IFA Executive Committee.
• Moscow State Law (Kutafin) University, Assistant Professor; Finance University, Assistant Professor.

Linklaters CIS
Russia
www.linklaters.com

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Alexander Guskov

Alexander Guskov

International Fiscal Association
Presentation topic:
Closing Discussion: Implementation of optimal corporate structures corresponding to current requirements.

Head of Tax and Transfer pricing Department of IBFS united (Russia)

Education
Alexander graduated from the Tax faculty of the State University of Management in Moscow and International Management Program at the University of Applied Sciences in Germany (Hochschule Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences).

Work Experience
Alexander has a great experience in the scope of taxation and transfer pricing obtained in the tax authorities of Russia, as well as KPMG consulting company. At IBFS united Alexander acts as the Head of the practice of transfer pricing and international taxation.

Alexander is regularly invited as an expert by largest conferences and congresses in Russia and the CIS organizers.
The main specialization of Alexander is the taxation of cross-border contracting with non-residents and transfer pricing in the Russian Federation.

Alexander Guskov is a member and an active participant of the professional associations and organizations, in particular:
Member of Auditing Commission and the Tax Committee of the Association of European businesses
Member of the executive board of International Fiscal association (Russian branch, youth section)
The expert council in International law association

IBFS united (Russia)
Member of Russian branch of International Fiscal Association (ROS-IFA)
www.ibfsunited.com

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Andrey Kirillov

Andrey Kirillov

International Fiscal Association
Presentation topic:
Closing Discussion: Implementation of optimal corporate structures corresponding to current requirements.

Head of subdivision on international investment projects in Tax and Law department
LLC Baker Tilly Rusaudit / Moscow / Russia

Education

06/1999 –   MGIMO MFA of Russian Federation /Moscow, Russia
09/1994       International law, diploma cum laude
03/1998   –   ESB Business School /Roitlingen, Germany/ German and international trading law
10/2013    –   International Fiscal Association (IFA)

Professional experience

Recent experience includes:

• advising Russian medical centres network on work-out and realisation of the roadmap on Dutch law BV company with a subsidiary, registered on Cyprus;
• advising (both orally and written) of the clients on Russian tax, civil, administrative, labour and international private law and on Eurasian Customs Union legislation;
• advising clients on Cyprus, English, Swiss and Dutch law and on off-shore jurisdictions in respect of the corporate and international tax planning;
• advising on avoiding of double taxation treaties and on controlled foreign companies;
• advising on counter-evasion of taxes in Russian and international legislation and on improper usage of avoiding double-taxation treaties;
• registration of legal entities and complex legal support of international companies entering Russian market;
• registration of representative offices and branches of the foreign companies-clients in Russian authorities.

Baker Tilly Rusaudit
Russia
www.bakertilly.ru

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Nikolay Rudomanov

Nikolay Rudomanov

International Fiscal Association
Presentation topic:
Closing Discussion: Implementation of optimal corporate structures corresponding to current requirements.

Associate / Tax practice / VEGAS LEX law firm

Specialization
•Pretrial and court settlement of tax disputes
•Tax consulting (domestic and international)
•Legal advice on application of avoidance of double taxation agreements
•Legal assistance with taxation of foreign investments in Russia
•Tax support in international projects

Education
•The Moscow Securities Center, tax consultant
•Moscow Academy of Economics and Law (MAEL), honors degree in civil law

Professional experience
Practical legal work experience – since 2007
•Present – VEGAS LEX law firm, associate, Tax practice
•Group of companies Mikhailov & Partners, leading lawyer
•G.S.L. Law & Consulting, lawyer

Languages
•English
•Portuguese

VEGAS LEX law firm
Email: rudomanov@vegaslex.ru
Member of Russian branch of International Fiscal Association (ROS-IFA)
www.vegaslex.ru

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