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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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Dmitry Kalmykov

Dmitry Kalmykov

AS Norvik Banka

Panel Discussion: European banks for international business – today and tomorrow.

Member of the Board

Dmitry Kalmykov has obtained a higher education in economics, with the specialisation in “Economics and Company Management” at the Moscow State Aviation Institute. Dmitry has worked at Norvik Banka since 2015 as the First Vice President and the head of the International Business Line. D.Kalmykov has gained considerable experience in banking business in Russia where he was one of Alfa Bank’s managers; in total, he has worked in the financial sector for more than 20 years. Dmitry has developed his professional expertise under leadership programmes in London and New York specialising in the banking sector.

AS Norvik Banka
Latvia
www.norvik.eu

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Sergey Nazarkin

Sergey Nazarkin

Amond & Smith Ltd

Panel Discussion: European banks for international business – today and tomorrow.

Partner

Specialization: private international law, tax law, corporate law.

Relevant work experience: since 2005.

Sergey Nazarkin graduated from the Moscow State Law Academy (MSAL).

He is a member of the Chamber of Tax Consultants of the Russian Federation, as well as the Russian Branch of the International Fiscal Association (Ros-IFA).

Mr. Nazarkin participates in the development and realization of tax planning schemes with the participation of non-resident companies (real estate transactions, holding companies, trading companies etc.).

Amond & Smith Ltd
Russia
www.amondsmith.ru

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Michael Arbetov

Michael Arbetov

Arbetov Insurance and Wealth Management Inc.
Presentation topic:
The financial aspects of business immigration to Canada, Canadian companies for offshore and onshore business.

President

Michael Arbetov, CFP, FMA, Canadian Degree in Finance, Certified Financial Planner, Certified Wealth Management and Financial Advisor, multiple Five Stars of North America (5 Stars Wealth Managers) winner, ranked in the top 5% in North America among Wealth Managers.

Certified Financial Planner (CFP) is an internationally recognized rank in financial planning granted by the Financial Planners Standards Council (FPSC). CFP advisor helps clients with personal financial planning and offer advice on investment products and strategies.

Financial Management Advisor (FMA) is the designation for professionals and leaders in a field of wealth management.

Owner and President of the following companies: Arbetov Insurance and Wealth Management Inc., Excel Pacific Insurance Agency Inc., Melisa Enterprise Inc. Board member of various Canadian companies, clubs and associations. Michael has over 20 years of experience and extensive business ties in Canada.

Arbetov Insurance and Wealth Management Inc.
Canada
Tel: +1 604 726 27 05
E-mail: michael.arbetov@gmail.com
Websites: www.arbetov.com
www.arbetovinsurance.com
www.arm-market.com

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Ekaterina Varadi

Ekaterina Varadi

LAVECO Ltd.
Presentation topic:
Hungarian and Bulgarian companies in the modern tax planning and opening of bank accounts in Hungary for foreign companies.

Commercial Director

Ekaterina Varadi is one of the founders and owners of the international LAVECO Group, established in Budapest, Hungary in 1991.

Since its formation, the LAVECO Group has been providing services in the area of company registration in different jurisdictions, including EU member states, Hong Kong, UAE, UK and the traditional offshore countries. LAVECO is also actively engaged in the opening of bank accounts for both companies and private invividuals, as well as providing legal, accounting and auditing services for the companies it registers, creating trusts, private foundations and other structures for the reduction of taxes and arranging second citizenship and permanent residence in various countries.

The LAVECO Group currently has its own offices in Hungary, Bulgaria, Hong Kong, Cyprus, the Seychelles and the United Arab Emirates. The local LAVECO companies in Cyprus and the Seychelles are licensed corporate service providers for the registration and administration of companies.

Among the special services provided by LAVECO are the creation and administration of companies in Hungary and Bulgaria, and the opening of bank accounts for local and foreign companies and individuals.

Ekaterina Varadi was born in Moscow, and from 1984 to 1989 studied at the Department of Philology of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, specialising in Hungarian and German languages and graduating with a diploma with honours. In addition, she also attended English language courses at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, passing with honours.

Ekaterina has been living in Hungary since 1990. She graduated from the Institute of Foreign Trade (1990 – 1993) with a diploma with honours.

In 1991, Ekaterina and her husband, László Váradi, founded the company LAVECO Ltd. in Budapest. She has been working as the company’s commercial director since its formation.

Languages: English, Russian, Hungarian, German.

LAVECO Ltd.
Tel. +36 30 2191043
E-mail: varadilaveco@gmail.com
Websites: www.laveco.com
www.worldwidecitizenship.com
www.lavecoworking.hu

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Giancarlo Cervino

Giancarlo Cervino

Centre for International Fiscal Studies SA

Moderator of Panel Discussion: Payment systems and Crypto currencies: can they become the full alternative to banks in international transactions?

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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Aleksandr Voronov

Aleksandr Voronov

NTL Trust Limited
Presentation topic:
The Future of Citizenship-by-Investment Programs.

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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Evgeny  Fomin

Evgeny Fomin

PARALLEL.UK Limited Company
Presentation topic:
To be announced.

Head of Practice of Disputes Resolution and Legal Analytics of legal firm “Parallel.UK” Limited Company

Graduated with honors from the Saratov State Academy of Law in 2008 .

Graduated from the postgraduate course in civil law in 2017.

First practical experience was received in a major oil company.

Later his work was continued in the construction industry on the position of the Trial lawyer.

Prior to joining the legal consulting, he held the position of Adviser of practice of trade and commercial law of PJSC “MegaFon”.

He is the author of more than 10 scientific works on civil and business law.

He takes participation in the scientific projects, conferences, round table meetings.

PARALLEL.UK Limited Company
Russia
www.prll.ru

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Roustam Vakhitov

Roustam Vakhitov

International Tax Associates B.V.
Presentation topic:
MLI Convention and Impact on Structures with Russian UBOs.

Roustam Vakhitov is an expert in international taxation.

Before joining International Tax Associates B.V. Rustam worked for consulting companies in Russia, Ukraine, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. He has been addressing international taxation issues since 2002.

Specialization: international taxation, tax structuring and consulting with the use of international tax treaties, supporting transactions with the use of financial instruments, as well as structuring private investments (funds) and supporting international mergers and acquisitions, as well as Islamic finance transactions.

Roustam is the member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) since 2001 and of Dutch Chamber of Tax Advisers since 2011.

Roustam speaks Russian, English and Dutch and is an author of numerous publications on international taxation.

International Tax Associates
Tel NL: +31208943767
Tel UA: +380675499787
Tel RU: +79060598008
E-mail: vakhitov@intertaxlaw.nl
Address: P.J.Oudweg 4, 1314CH Almere, the Netherlands
www.intertaxlaw.nl

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Ksenia Stepanischeva

Ksenia Stepanischeva

Kovalev, Tugushi & partners

Panel Discussion: Global trends of capital flow: barriers and horizons.

Ksenia Stepanischeva is a Senior Associate in the Business legal support department at Kovalev, Tugushi & partners, a Russian law offices founded in 2004 and located in Moscow.

Ksenia possesses more than 11 year extensive experience in Corporate and M&A, banking & finance and taxation areas. Ksenia advises clients across a wide range of corporate and commercial law matters. 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.

Kovalev, Tugushi & partners
Russia
www.ktaplaw.ru

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Marina Shalaeva

Marina Shalaeva

Knight Frank
Presentation topic:
Knight Frank Wealth Report 2017: "Global wealth distribution trends. High-end real estate world markets".

International Real Estate Director

Marina Shalaeva`s working experience in the field of investment consulting of real estate exceeds 8 years.

Marina`s career in Knight Frank began in 2007 in Strategic Consulting Department, in 2009 she joined the team of Residential Property Department as a consultant in international real estate. Through regular cooperation with international offices of the company and the biggest developers, Marina acquired huge experience, improved her professional level in the field of sales of international real estate of premium quality and in 2013 she was appointed as a Project Manager.

During her career Maria has closed a number of important deals with famous Russian businessmen, politicians and celebrities. Total cost of objects sold by Marina exceeds $350 million.

Marina holds a degree in Finance and Credit in Financial Academy Under The Government of Russian Federation.

By virtue of deep knowledge in the field of international real estate Marina Shalaeva regularly gives her expert opinion to the leading Russian media organizations, delivers speeches on TV and radio.

Knight Frank
Russia
www.knightfrank.ru

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Maxim Simonov

Maxim Simonov

Duvernoix Legal

Moderator of Panel Discussion: Looking for optimal corporate structure for asset protection and management: is there a solution?

Has been tackling tax and foreign currency control issues for more than 10 years.

His priorities are tax planning within the framework of Real Estate and M&A deals, as well as tax planning and managing foreign currency risks for HNWIs (i.e. on investment portfolio in foreign banks, brokers, controlled foreign companies, tax risks appraisal and restructuring of businesses, personal assets and debt financing).

Duvernoix Legal is a large Russian law firm that has been providing a wide range of services in various areas of law since 1999.

The legal practices – Corporate / M&A, Real Estate, Litigation, International and Tax practices.
Duvernoix Legal’s clients – both Russian and international companies as well as HNWIs– highly appreciate our flexible approach to tackling business issues and the quality of services that we offer.
From April 2008 to April 2013 Duvernoix Legal was the first Russian company associated with one of the world’s top 25 law firms SNR Denton (Denton Wilde Sapte until 2010).

Duvernoix Legal
Tel: +7 812 702 6200
Fax: + 7 812 702 6200
E-mail: office@duvernoix.ru
Russia
www.duvernoix.ru

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Dmitry Paramonov

Dmitry Paramonov

FBK Legal

Panel Discussion: Looking for optimal corporate structure for asset protection and management: is there a solution?

Attorney at Law at FBK Legal, Tax Consulting Practice

Dmitry specializes in tax law for more than 10 years. He supervises projects on international taxation, coordinates FBK Legal liaison with foreign partners and tax authorities of other countries.

Dmitry consults large Russian and foreign companies on issues of international tax planning, tax implications assessment of forthcoming deals, and optimal terms of doing business.

He takes an active part in financial investigations on request of FBK Legal clients, coordinates experts’ activities in forensic examinations.

Dmitry is an Attorney at Law at FBK Legal and International Bar Association (IBA). He graduated from the faculty of law of Moscow State University (2006) and completed his Ph.D. at the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation (2008).

The list of his clients includes companies like Gazprom, Sovcomflot, TAIF, TENEX-Service, EGGER, Sesderma, Wintershall, Camozzi, Roland Music, Ranbaxy, FES Product, IBS.

Dmitry regularly gives expert opinion to federal business press and has publications in professional journals. He also is a contributor at Forbes.

FBK Legal
Russia
www.fbk-pravo.ru

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Ilya Shtromvasser

Ilya Shtromvasser

G.S.L. Law and Consulting

Moderator of Panel Discussion: Overview of tax legislation changes in Russia: CFC, implementation of BEPS and more, more, more.

Ilya Shtromvasser is an attorney-at-law, GSL-Consulting’s Partner in Tax, with 20 years of experience of providing advice on Russian and international taxation in the sphere of transaction and investment tax structuring, and practical experience of representing taxpayers in court disputes with tax authorities.

Before joining GSL, Ilya worked in Amond & Smith Ltd, Consulco Ltd, FDP-Aval, and tax authorities.

Specializes in: private international law, tax law, corporate law.

Graduated from the Russian Presidential Academy of Public Administration in 1996.

Member of the Chamber of Tax Consultants of the Russian Federation and Russian Branch of the International Fiscal Association (ROS-IFA).

Advises clients on business corporate structuring, including Russian and foreign aspects, and on taxation in Russia of operations involving foreign companies.

Speaker at specialized conferences and events of famous Russian and foreign organizers.

Published in and regularly invited as expert by Russian media (‘Vesti FM’, ‘Business FM’, ‘Stolitsa FM’, ‘Forbes’, ‘Practical Tax Planning’, ‘Corporate Lawyer’, ‘Tax Accounting for Accountant’, ‘Tax Disputes’, ‘Foreign Capital’).

Speaks English fluently.

G.S.L. Law and Consulting
Russia
www.gsl.org

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Alexander Padalko

Alexander Padalko

Roedl & Partner

Panel Discussion: Overview of tax legislation changes in Russia: CFC, implementation of BEPS and more, more, more.

Senior Legal Adviser
Tax and Customs Practice

Alexander graduated from Demidov’s Yaroslavl State University in 2004, has ICFM Diploma in international financial reporting standards. Alexander has been practicing Tax Law for more than 13 years. Before joining Roedl & Partner, Alexander worked for local tax inspection, for major audit and consulting company, headed the tax practice in a large engineering company. Alexander has been working for Roedl and Partner Moscow since 2013 and consulting clients on various aspects of the Russian and International taxation, in particular on personal income tax for residents and non-residents, corporate profit tax, corporate taxes etc. He also has vast experience in assisting clients with tax audits, representing clients in tax disputes, advising on CFC issues and on beneficiary ownership justification.

Roedl & Partner
Russia
www.roedl.com

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Anna Modyanova

Anna Modyanova

PwC

Panel Discussion: Overview of tax legislation changes in Russia: CFC, implementation of BEPS and more, more, more.

Director, International Tax Department

Anna graduated from the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation and is Ph.D. in Economics (from 2009). She is a US certified public accountant (CPA) since 2007. Currently she is completing a STEP Diploma in International Trust Management.

Anna joined International Tax Structuring group of PwC in 2004. She specializes both in structuring services to corporate clients (design of holding, financial, operating, trading, management structures) and private tax structuring for high net worth individuals (HNWI). Anna lead a number of complex projects for the Russian HNWIs involving tax, legal and advisory issues. Anna has significant experience in adopting foreign private wealth ownership and management structures of the Russian individual clients to the new Russian deoffshorisation rules.

PwC
Tel. .+7 (495) 2871189
anna.modyanova@ru.pwc.com
Russia
www.pwc.ru

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