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Erich Baier

Erich Baier

Bilanz-Data
Presentation topic:
How to invest into African countries tax efficiently.

MBA, LL.M. (Int’lTax Law),

Certified Public Tax Advisor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Virginia Adamidou

Virginia Adamidou

Imperium Services Limited / Nicos Chr. Anastasiades & Partners
Presentation topic:
Cyprus Holding Companies and their roles in wealth management for high-net-worth individuals.

Virginia Adamidou was born on the 18th of May 1982 in Limassol, Cyprus. She specializes in Company Law, Contract Law, Intellectual and Industrial Property (Copyright, Trade Marks and Patents Registration and Disputes), Media Law (Procedure to establish, install and run a radio station in Cyprus based on the Radio and Visual Station Act of 1998), Collective Betting Law (Procedure for the issuing of license to the collective betting bookmakers), Immigration Law (residence permits, ID/Passports/Alien registration certificates), European Union and Commercial law.

She studied law at the University of Leicester (UK), where she was awarded with the LLB with Honors.

She completed her studies with a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) in 2004 and since then she is practicing law at Nicos Chr. Anastasiades & Partners law firm.

She is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association since 2004.

Imperium Services Limited / Nicos Chr. Anastasiades & Partners
Cyprus
www.anastalaw.com

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Jean-Luc Jourdan

Jean-Luc Jourdan

Presentation topic:
Luxembourg, your gateway to the World. A family affair, a Family Office, the Luxembourg Solution. A structured approach: the Securitization vehicle. Last updates about Luxembourg.

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

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

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

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

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Jean-Philippe Chetcuti

Jean-Philippe Chetcuti

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
Presentation topic:
Using Malta in International Tax, Regulatory and Asset Structuring.

Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti B.A., LL.M.(Warwick), LL.D., TEP is one of the founding partners of Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, a leading tax and legal firm based in Valletta, Malta. Dr Chetcuti is part of the firm’s multi-disciplinary tax team lead by 3 partners of the firm, specialising in international corporate and private client taxation. Dr Chetcuti is a key advisor on the use of Malta companies, trusts, foundations, unit trusts and professional investor funds in international tax and estate planning. The firm offers end-to-end tax advisory, company formation, fiduciary, accounting and company administration services to clients using Malta in international tax planning, cross-border business structuring and wealth management solutions.

Dr Chetcuti is Vice Chairman of the Maltese branch of STEP, the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, a member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates and sits on the executive council of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners. He is also a co-founder and secretary of the Malta Association of Family Enterprises and has led official budget proposals on tax measures favouring Family Business in Malta.

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
Malta
www.ccmalta.com

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Edward Saliba

Edward Saliba

DF Corporate Services Ltd
Presentation topic:
The applicability, purpose, and value of the Malta Holding company.

Edward Saliba B.A. LL.D.
Partner – DF Advocates, Malta
Director – DF Corporate Services Limited

Areas of Practice:
Corporate and Commercial law; Fiduciary Services; Gaming; EU & Competition law; Intellectual Property; Civil and Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution; Employment law, and Estate Planning.

Experience
Dr. Saliba is a partner at DF Advocates and is one of the three executive directors of DF Corporate Services Limited, heading and supervising all fiduciary relations and related legal and administrative matters.

Dr. Saliba has acted as legal advisor, providing legal and corporate advice to various companies operating in the hotel, construction, technology and online gaming industries as well as general consultancy firms; advised foreign corporate entities on distribution and agency agreements; provided legal and corporate advice to one of Malta’s leading publication houses, one of Malta’s leading insurance companies and a foreign airline having a head office in Malta. He also advised local and foreign investors in the privatization tender process of government owned corporations including telecommunications and port cargo handling; advised the liquidators of foreign multinational entities owning subsidiary companies in Malta; and has provided legal advice and assistance to various corporate entities in the formulation of their Data Protection Policy.
Edward currently heads the corporate department, and advises on issues relating to corporate taxation and company maintenance, general commercial law, remote gaming, fiduciary services and trusts. He also acts as the money laundering officer within DF Corporate Services Limited and is responsible for the implementation of the due diligence exercise of each of the clients.

DF Corporate Services Ltd
Malta
www.dfcorporate.com

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Anthony Galea

Anthony Galea

DF Corporate Services Ltd
Presentation topic:
Yacht and Aircraft registration and management in Malta.

Anthony Galea B.A. LL.D.
Partner – DF Advocates, Malta
Director – DF Marine Consultancy Ltd

Areas of Practice:
Corporate Law, Yacht Registration and Finance, Aircraft Registration and Finance, International Tax Planning, Financial Services Law, Ship Registration, Ship Arrest and Admiralty Law, Sports and Entertainment Law, Film and Audio Visual Law and Finance.

Experience
Dr. Galea is responsible for the Transport Law Department at DF Advocates and is also a director of DF Marine Consultancy Ltd, which is a company related to the firm and a specialist in the yachting industry.

He acts as legal advisor to various foreign banks and international companies in relation to yacht finance and registration, sale and purchase, as well as related matters such as mortgages, fiscal advice, management, charter activities and insurance. He also advises a number of aviation companies and has assisted their set-up and licensing in Malta.

Advices a leading Maltese Bank in relation to financing operations of the Bank, particularly in relation to loans, home loans and overdraft facilities. Advices bank subsidiaries in relation to their trade operations. Acted as legal advisor to international companies in the financial services industry on matters relating to the setting up of funds.

Is appointed on the Executive Committee of the Malta Maritime Law Association, is the Chairman of the Yachting sub-committee and is also active on the Disclosure of Financial Statements and Taxation of Entities.
Advices a number of international companies in the film services industry, in relation to various matters including film finance, tax planning, film production and distribution.

Dr Galea is a sportsman, and so takes a keen interest and has acted as legal advisor for various sports persons and international companies in relation to sports contracts, including employment and sponsorship contracts.

He is a regular speaker at international fora such as London., Monaco and Geneva in relation to Yachting and Business Aviation, and has authored and co-authored various articles and papers on the Yachting and Aviation Industry, and Sports and Entertainment law.

DF Corporate Services Ltd
Malta
www.dfcorporate.com

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Michael Maxwell

Michael Maxwell

Dixcart International Limited
Presentation topic:
Relocation and Residence Solutions in Malta and Portugal.

Michael has a Degree in Law and International Relations and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and Business Administration obtained at WITS University and WITS Business School respectively, in Johannesburg.

He has been marketing the Dixcart Group internationally for the past five years as well as working closely with a number of international clients. Michael started as a member of the marketing team in the Dixcart office in Madeira in 2008 and is particularly conversant with the international opportunities that this jurisdiction provides.

In 2012 Michael relocated to Dixcart’s UK office to take on a group marketing role.

From there Michael travels on a weekly basis developing contacts with intermediaries globally with a particular focus on Miami, Kiev, Istanbul and Johannesburg. He is fluent in Portuguese and has a good understanding of Afrikaans and Spanish.

Dixcart International Limited
UK
www.dixcart.com

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Giancarlo Cervino

Giancarlo Cervino

Centre for International Fiscal Studies SA
Presentation topic:
Acquisition of Real Estate in EU.

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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Sergio Marchi

Sergio Marchi

Jeeves Group
Presentation topic:
Residence & Citizenship solutions for HNWI (procedures, requirements, individual taxation, benefits).

Director Global Residency & Citizenship Solutions

Mr. Marchi’s professional career has spanned both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining the Jeeves Group, he served as Special Advisor to an International Canadian corporation, and was also a Senior Fellow with an International Trade Think Tank in Geneva. Currently, Mr Marchi also teaches at the US Webster University in Geneva, in the International Relations Department.

Early on, he enjoyed a distinguished political and diplomatic career. He was first elected as a Toronto City Councillor, and subsequently elected as a Federal Member of the Canadian Parliament for 15 years. During his time in government, Mr. Marchi served as a Cabinet Minister in three different portfolios: Citizenship and Immigration, Environment, and International Trade.

After leaving politics, Mr. Marchi was appointed as Canadian Ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the UN Agencies, in Geneva, where he served for five years. Mr. Marchi was also nominated by the Canadian Government and the UN Secretary General to serve as a Commissioner on the UN Global Commission on International Migration.
Recently, he was asked by the World Economic Forum to serve on the Global Agenda Council on Migration, which forms part of a series of Councils drawing together knowledgeable thought leaders from business, government, academia and civil society, to address key global issues.

Mr. Marchi is married with two children.

Jeeves Group

Liechtenstein

www.jeeves-group.com

sergio.marchi@jeeves-group.com

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Stuart Hamon

Stuart Hamon

Shallon Group
Presentation topic:
Residence & Citizenship solutions for HNWI (procedures, requirements, individual taxation, benefits).

Stuart Hamon is a qualified lawyer and private banker, with over 25 years experience in the financial services industry, planning and implementing international structures for both Private and Corporate clients.

As an experienced Management Consultant and Trust Company executive for global organisations, Stuart has extensive international service sector knowledge including human capital structures, funds, corporate services, structured finance, private equity, entrepreneurial structuring, trust and foundation establishment, IP registration, global property markets, cross border transactions and more recently Global Migration Services.

Establishing his own successful Management Consultancy business in 2009 headquartered in the UAE, Stuart has since taken up additional positions as an executive director of several Fiduciary services businesses.

Shallon Group
UK
www.shallongroup.com

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Lior Pick

Lior Pick

Lior Pick&Co
Presentation topic:
Wealth management opportunities in Israel.

Lior Pick, Adv. (CPA (Isr.)) TEP, born in 1969, formerly of S. Horowitz & Co. Law Offices, has an exclusive specialization since 1993 in the various fields of taxation (Income Tax, Land Betterment Tax, International Taxation, V.A.T. etc.) and also in the capital market, securities and companies.

In addition to being a lawyer, Lior Pick has been an Accountant since January 1 1998.

Lior Pick acquired his experience as an accountant during his 5 years working in the Israeli income tax commission (as well as in framework of the unit for receivership, liquidation and bankruptcy). Previously, Lior Pick worked in the economic department of the Tel Aviv stock exchange.

Until the establishment of the firm, Lior Pick managed the tax department in the law offices of Cohen Lahat & Co.

Oil & Gas Law course – Institute for Energy Law, Houston, USA – Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.

International Taxation of Oil and Gas course – Shelton’s International Tax Training Institute, Houston, USA.

Lior Pick is the president of the Tel-Aviv branch of STEP (the society of the Trust and Estate Practitioners), an international organization comprising about 15,000 members worldwide.

Lior Pick&Co
Israel
www.pick-law.com

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