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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Anton Ionov

Anton Ionov

EY
Presentation topic:
Experience of wealth structuring for CIS clients.

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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Janis Taukacs

Janis Taukacs

SORAINEN
Presentation topic:
Wealth tax structuring examples for Baltic clients.

Janis Taukacs is a partner and regional head of the SORAINEN Tax & Customs Team. He has been practising law (with a focus on tax and customs) since 1995.

Janis has been involved in many of the largest-scale projects, and his portfolio of tax and legal clients includes over 200 local and international businesses. Seven years with professional services firm KPMG Latvia and over ten years with SORAINEN symbolise his highly valuable expertise in tax and customs law matters.

Janis has published over 250 articles, blogs and other publications mostly on taxation and customs law in the Latvian and international business media, including TV, and has lectured at Latvian and international conferences and seminars, also universities, on tax and customs.

Janis is recommended tax practitioner by many international publications.

SORAINEN
Latvia
www.sorainen.com

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Sergey Bogatyrev

Sergey Bogatyrev

Labwealth.com Pte. Ltd.
Presentation topic:
Singapore: The Ultimate Lifestyle Destination.

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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Bobby Casey

Bobby Casey

Global Wealth Protection, LLC
Presentation topic:
Using Proper Corporate Structures for Asset Protection and Wealth Management.

Bobby Casey is a Managing Partner of Global Wealth Protection, LLC and a Principal at Agora Trust Ltd. He helps his clients from around the world internationalize their assets and take advantage of unique investment opportunities globally.

Bobby is a liberty-loving expatriate and considers himself a citizen of the world! He is a lifelong entrepreneur, investor, and – being a perpetual traveler for over five years – it’s safe to say he is very much a student of life. He staunchly believes in privacy and freedom, defending them with words but protecting them with proper strategies. As a renowned and trusted speaker on anarcho-capitalism, free-market economics, and offshore business, Bobby travels the globe aligning himself with other experts and helping like-minded clients properly structure their businesses and lives to minimize risk and maximize reward.

He holds two undergraduate degrees: a Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics and a Bachelor of Science in International Business with a minor in Russian. He also holds a Master’s in Entrepreneurship from MIT.

Global Wealth Protection, LLC
Latvia
www.globalwealthprotection.com

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Heinz Hagen

Heinz Hagen

Prestige Trust reg
Presentation topic:
Asset Protection. Individual Solution. Liechtenstein.

Dr. Heinz Hagen was born in 1955. After basic education and periods spent in England and France, he began business management studies 1976 in Innsbruck, obtaining his Magister (M.A.) in social economy and business administration in 1981.
Dr. Hagen then joined Länderbank AG in Bregenz/Vorarlberg where he trained as a personal and corporate banker with stages in various places, including Vienna.

In 1985, he obtained his doctor’s degree in business administration.

Up to 1992, he was a branch manager of Länderbank AG in Dornbirn. This was followed by a period of 6 years as a company and financial consultant in various branches and firms before he was appointed as the general manager of a quoted British company in 1999. In this function, he managed the production plant in Schaan / FL until his move to the trust sector 2002.
In 2005, he founded his own trust company in Schaan, specializing in the markets of Eastern Europe.

His company merged with the Jeeves Group during 2007 and he is a member of the Group Management Committee.

Dr. Heinz Hagen is married.

Prestige Trust reg
Liechtenstein
www.prestigetrust.com

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Andrey Anikeev

Andrey Anikeev

NTL Trust Limited
Presentation topic:
Grenada Citizenship by Investment.

Business Development Director
CIS & Baltics Professional Services Clients

Andrey Anikeev has obtained a higher education in the field of business management in Latvia.

Since 2008 Andrey has solid and successful experience in creating a large network of corporate B2B clients in Baltics on the base of international network trade centers. In 2011 Andrey became Business Development Director with CIS & Baltics Professional Services Clients in the company NTL Trust Limited, the oldest trust company on the island of Nevis, which is government approved and authorized agent to represent and promote Citizenship-by-Investment Program in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Andrey consults partners on the following matters:

• Incorporation of IBCs and LLCs in Nevis and other jurisdictions;
• Remote bank accounts opening worldwide remotely;
• Formation of Trusts and Foundations;
• Registration of ships and yachts in Nevis, Panama;
• Economic Citizenship by Investment (Second passport) of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada;
• Residence permit in Latvia and Andorra to list a few.

Personal note:

My professional mission is cooperation development with professional partners such as law firms, accounting companies, financial consultants in CIS and the Baltic States.

NTL Trust Limited

St. Kitts and Nevis

www.ntltrust.com

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Maxim Shvidkiy

Maxim Shvidkiy

SHFM OVERSEAS Sweden Filial
Presentation topic:
Business immigration to Sweden: residence permit and citizenship by setting up a company.

Maxim is the Managing Director of SHFM OVERSEAS Sweden Filial – a business unit specially dedicated to the provision of business services in Sweden with focus on business structuring, asset protection and immigration full-service programs.

Maxim has more than 12 years of professional experience with multinational environment in consulting and banking, deep expertise in business structuring, asset protection, cross-border transaction support, HR consulting and outsourcing.

Maxim is specializing in complex business solutions including company formation and registration, corporate, family trusts or foundations set up, management and trustee services.

SHFM OVERSEAS Sweden Filial
Sweden
www.shfm-advisors.com
www.shfm-advisors.com/swedenbranch.html

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Ann Bugeja

Ann Bugeja

CSB Group
Presentation topic:
Malta: Citizenship by Investment and Special Tax Status.

Ann read law at the University of Malta and was conferred a B.A. in Legal and Humanistic (European) Studies in 2006, and a Diploma of Notary Public in 2007. From September 2008 to February 2009, Ann followed an ERASMUS program at the University of Leicester and she obtained her doctorate of Laws in 2009 after having defended her thesis.

She later read a Masters degree in International Maritime Law at the International Maritime Law Institute Malta, an institute established under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Ann was admitted to the Maltese Bar in February 2010 and is a member of the Chamber of Advocates.

Her practice within the firm / group covers a range of areas including Employment Law and Industrial Relations, Permanent Residence and Work Permits, Immigration, Special Tax Status, Contract drafting and negotiation. Ann currently heads the group’s immigration practice and is involved in the day to day consultancy on the different relocation solutions. She is also an Accredited Person by Identity Malta, the agency responsible for the Individual Investor Programme, Citizenship by Investment.

CSB Group
Malta
www.csbgroup.com

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Dmitry Mikhailenko

Dmitry Mikhailenko

Law Offices of OMP
Presentation topic:
The concept of beneficial owner: practice of application in Ukraine, comparison with CIS.

Background:

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

Education:

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

Working languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English

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

Current place of work:

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

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

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Serhii Moliboh

Serhii Moliboh

PwC
Presentation topic:
De-offshorization: Problems of 2015.

Serhii is a manager at PwC Switzerland (Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia Desk), engaged primarily in providing international tax structuring services for High Net Worth Individuals originated from CIS countries. He specializes in taxation, advising both domestic and international corporate clients and entrepreneurs in national or international tax matters, including both legal and economic aspects.

Before joining PwC Serhii worked for Baker & McKenzie, Deloitte, KPMG and BDO.

Serhii holds a Master Degree in Law (Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University, Ukraine), LLM in Tax (Queen Mary, University of London, UK), ADIT (The Chartered Institute of Taxation, UK) and MBA (Steinbeis University Berlin, Germany), and is a certified attorney-at-law in Ukraine.

PwC
Switzerland
www.pwc.ch

 

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Yuri Lazurenko

Yuri Lazurenko

Wily Group
Presentation topic:
Assets Protection in U.S. and International Developments on Tax Information Exchange in 2014.

Lazurenko Yuri born December 11, 1980 in the city of Donetsk.
In 2001, he received a law degree after graduating from Donetsk Institute of Internal Affairs.
In 2004, his first degree from Donetsk State University of Tugan-Baranovsky, “Finance and Credit”.
In 2005, hе has established an international law firm Campio Group, which would later become one of the leading players in the segment of the Ukrainian market of international legal services.
In 2006, on the foundation of a successful law practice in the field of intellectual property, Yuri Lazurenko founded his own company “Lazurenko and partners”.
In 2009, he created the production center “S.M. Art Invest “, from 2012, is a member of the Producers Guild of Russia, and from 2013 – member of the Association of Producers of Ukraine, in practice, examining the most pressing issues of copyright, related rights and other nuances of the sphere of intellectual property.
In 2013, it was decided to divide the company Campio Group and to continue his practice under the name of Wily Group – an international law firm.
Specialization: tax and corporate law, intellectual property law, entertainment law.

Wily Group
USA
www.wilypro.com

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Michael Gurevich

Michael Gurevich

USBC US Business Consulting and Investments
Presentation topic:
Discover Your America: Business and Investment Opportunities in the USA.

Michael Gurevich is a partner at USBC and Investments, a US company which consults its clients on business acquisitions and strategy in the United States. He has earned the trust and respect of the clients, partners and associates during the 16-year career as an executive and entrepreneur. His wealth of knowledge allows him to provide the superb personal service and business perspective that the clients have come to rely upon.

Prior to co-founding USBC US Business Consulting and Investments, LLC in 2009, and consequently becoming a Managing Partner with Moscow Silicon Valley Partners as well as several other ventures, he worked as a General Manager and VP Business Development for national contracted passenger service providers and was responsible for multi-million dollar budgets at multiple locations. As an Executive VP, he was also instrumental in securing over $50,000,000 dollars in lucrative government and private contracts and building a regional company with several locations in Northern and Southern California.

In his current capacity, Mr. Gurevich am responsible for sourcing various attractive opportunities,reviewing them, syndicating deals preparing packages and serving as advocate for investors and business owners.

As a member of USBC team, Michael identified and syndicated several business opportunities, including infrastructure construction projects, manufacturing company acquisition, purchase and operation of multiple healthcare facilities, hands-on strategy consulting for a number of IT companies expending into the United States. Presently Mr. Gurevich is serving on the boards of several companies. Mr. Gurevich earned Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Law degrees from US universities.

USBC provides the following services:

• Company formation and maintenance
• Strategy and Interim management
• Mergers & Acquisitions
• Finance and accounting support
• Tax and Legal consulting

USBC US Business Consulting and Investments
USA
www.usbcinvestments.com
www.usbcbusiness.com

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Dmitry Zapol

Dmitry Zapol

International Fiscal Services Ltd
Presentation topic:
Tax planning opportunities available to non-UK domiciled investors at different stages of the UK immigration process for high-value migrants.

Dmitry Zapol is a Russian-speaking international tax advisor at a London-based private consultancy IFS with practical knowledge of the principles of individual and corporate international taxation and cross-border business planning. He joined IFS in September 2010 after earning his LL.M (Tax) degree at King’s College, London. Five years prior to this, Dmitry earned his LL.B at Durham University and completed an LPC at the College of Law. Dmitry is a qualified Russian lawyer — he came to the UK from Moscow, where for five years he worked as an associate at Moscow City Bar Association “Barshchevsky & Partners”. Dmitry specialised in advising foreign investors exploring opportunities in Russia on corporate tax implications together with Russian and cross-border tax planning. Dmitry holds the Advanced Diploma in International Tax. He is also a contributor and a co-editor of International Tax Systems and Planning Techniques published by Sweet & Maxwell.

International Fiscal Services Ltd
UK
www.interfis.com

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Michail B. Chidekel

Michail B. Chidekel

Herfurth & Partner
Presentation topic:
Succession planning: ownership of assets in Germany and their inheritors from Europe.

Attorney at law (RU)

Born 1971 in Russia.

Education:

University of Rostov-Don, Russia (Lawyer),
University of Potsdam, Germany (Magister legum in German Law)

Responsibility:

Russia & CIS States area;
International commercial and corporate law in Russia and CIS;
Electronic commercial law and telecommunication;
Member of the German-Russian Association of Lawyers.

Experience:

Formation of subsidiaries in Germany;
Legal advice to joint venture projects and investment in Germany, Russia & other CIS States
Div. publications & presentations in German & Russian

Certified translator for Russian (D)

Languages:

Russian, German, English

Herfurth & Partner
Germany
www.herfurth.de

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