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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Vadym Polyakov

Vadym Polyakov

BPT Immigration
Presentation topic:
Presentation 1: Business-immigration in Europe. Opportunities, procedures, guarantees and grounds. Slovakia. Presentation 2: Enhancing business security in aggressive environmnent.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of investment and consulting group BPT Group. Lawyer. Has got 2 degrees (engineering and law). In investment business since 1995. Expert in corporate restructuring, tax planning, protection from hostile takeovers. Vadym has got a successful immigration and business organization experience since he moved abroad. He was the head of Kyiv/Budapest/Moscow representative offices and held a position of vice-president in Eastern Europe in international consulting company with HQ in London. Co-author of books: Antiraider’s New Testament; Guidebook on Counteraction to Corporate Takeovers; Tax Havens; Manual on the Growth of Profits. Permanent speaker of such conferences as M&A inRussia, M&A inUkraine. Author and facilitator of workshops on investment and business restructuring, use of offshore companies in economic turnover, business protection from hostile takeovers, company development management. Expert in the following fields: attraction of investments, business restructuring, corporate security, corporate management, M&A market, intangible assets, property and legal security, business value gain, use of non-resident objects in business.

BPT Immigration

Latvia

bpt-immigration.com

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Vladislav Hvetskovich

Vladislav Hvetskovich

ABLV Bank, AS
Presentation topic:
Latvia and the world trends: an overview of the latest legislation changes.

Head of Asset structuring department
ABLV Corporate Services, SIA

Vladislav Hveckovich is the Head of Asset Structuring in ABLV Corporate Services, consulting arm of ABLV, the largest private bank in Latvia. ABLV Corporate Services provides advisory services to the clients of ABLV Group, that include tax and legal consulting, companies administration and BPO, holding and trading activities structuring, HNWI residency and citizenship applications, formation of trusts, foundations and charitable foundations. Vladislav has extensive consulting, banking and entrepreneurial experience, having worked in senior management positions in the Latvian banking industry.

ABLV Bank AS

Latvia

www.ablv.com

 

 

 

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Larissa Hocking

Larissa Hocking

Henley & Partners AG
Presentation topic:
News and Update on Portugal, Cyprus and Switzerland Citizenship & Residence Programs. A new Citizenship-by-Investment Option in Malta.

Senior Manager Citizenship & Residence Programs.

Larissa Hocking is a finance and accounting professional with significant experience in residence planning and financial consulting within international business structures.

Since 2009 – Senior Manager within Henley & Partners Private Client Group of companies.
Core competencies: alternative citizenship & residence planning, citizenship-by-investment government programs, international corporate tax optimization, structuring and wealth planning for private individuals.

Prior to the Henley Group, Larissa Hocking was working for KPMG Zurich, Switzerland, as a management team member, Swiss Organisation for Facilitating Investments (SOFI) of the Swiss Government, responsible for establishment and development of business network to facilitate co-operation as well as know-how transfer with counterparts in emerging markets and countries in transition. She was also actively involved in evaluation and financial analysis of applicants for Start-up Funding of the Swiss Government.

She also lived and worked in Russia and Singapore where she gained regional competence and multicultural experience. Larissa is fluent in English, German and Russian.

Henley & Partners AG
Zurich, Switzerland
www.henleyglobal.com

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Victoria Sementsova

Victoria Sementsova

CS Global Partners
Presentation topic:
Case Study: Citizenship-by-Investment Program.

Victoria is a multilingual law professional fluent in Russian and English; with years of experience working in immigration. She works with HNWIs advising them on immigration matters around the world.
Victoria, qualified Russian lawyer, holds an LLM qualification in International Trade and Commercial Law at Oxford Brookes University, UK. In addition, she holds a degree in Public Administration and in Interpretation (Russian – English/German).
At CS Global Partners Victoria is a Legal Advisor and a Business Development Manager for the Russia and CIS Desk. She frequently travels to Russia and other CIS countries to meet with clients and partners. Victoria mostly works with wealthy individuals searching to obtain St Kitts and Nevis passport or to enrol on other immigration programs.

CS Global Partners

UK

Direct phone line: +44 (0) 207 7589 454

Email: victoria.sementsova@csglobalpartners.com

www.csglobalpartners.com

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Tatjana Zagradska

Tatjana Zagradska

Norvik Banka
Presentation topic:
Advantages of Latvia’s holding companies. New opportunities in the tax legislation for foreign investors.

Head of non-resident department of JSC „NORVIK BANKA”.
Tatjana received University Degree in Economics.
She has been working at the bank for 12 years already. In year 2005 she started to work with clients-non-residents. From year 2007 she has been working as client manager and actively developing the Bank’s agent network in Ukraine. At present she is a head of non-resident department and responsible for sales and maintaining relationship with Bank’s clients and agents.

Norvik Banka
Latvia
www.norvik.lv

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Zoe Kokoni

Zoe Kokoni

Eurofast Global
Presentation topic:
Citizenship and Permanent Residency in Montenegro, Croatia, Greece, Bulgaria & Cyprus.

Zoe Kokoni is a Director at Eurofast specializing tax, payroll and labour issues. Zoe has extensive experience in Greek, Bulgarian and Cyprus immigration rules. She deals with citizenship and residency permits issues, provides advisory services to expatriates on taxation issues and employee benefits as well as social security issues. Zoe deals extensively with payroll and employer services division offering services to multinationals as well as to regional companies in South East Europe and Eastern Mediterranean.

Zoe is a member of Taxand Global Compensation Service line and a Board member in Antea and is the Head of our Eurofast representation in ADP Streamline for Greece and Cyprus.

Eurofast Global
Greece
www.eurofast.eu

 

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Linda Chubarova

Linda Chubarova

Eurofast Global
Presentation topic:
Citizenship and Permanent Residency in Montenegro, Croatia, Greece, Bulgaria & Cyprus.

Linda is CIS representative of Eurofast responsible for advising clients in the Region on matters related to accounting, international taxation, international banking, management and corporate business development and permanent residency issues.

During her career she was involved in the establishment of an international business unit in a legal firm and was part of the top executive team responsible for the formation and organization of the branch of a Latvian bank in Cyprus.

Linda is a holder of BA degree and MSC degree in finance & banking from Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) and currently pursuing her ACCA qualification.

Linda is fluent in Russian, English, Latvian and Lithuanian languages.

Eurofast Global

Greece

www.eurofast.eu

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Marios Georgiades

Marios Georgiades

Bank of Cyprus Group
Presentation topic:
Bank of Cyprus: Wealth Management and Custody Services.

Marios Georgiades joined Bank of Cyprus in 2010 and currently heads the Custody and Trust department. Previously he was head of private banking for the Limassol-Pafos area, providing solutions for the investment needs of high net worth individuals, and advising clients on asset allocation according to investment needs and constraints.

Until 2010 he worked for 11 years at a local financial services firm, where he was executive director and also held the position of head of investment banking. His experience included dealing with Initial Public Offerings of clients on the local and Polish market, advising on mergers and acquisitions, carrying out company valuations and corporate restructurings.

Previously he held the position of a securities research analyst and investment banking analyst at a local bank, and also worked in the mutual fund accounting field in the US.

He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a BSc and MSc degree in Finance from Bentley College and Bentley Graduate School of Business.

Bank of Cyprus Group
Cyprus
www.bankofcyprus.com

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Thomas Ward

Thomas Ward

Commonwealth Corporate Service Limited
Presentation topic:
An Overview of the Financial Services Products of Belize.

Mr. Thomas Ward has 19 years of experience in the international financial services industry, beginning with the founding of a financial services business in the BVI in 1994. He now concentrates all of his attention on Commonwealth Corporate Services Limited of Belize (established 2005), a Registered Agent and Trust company in that jurisdiction. Mr. Ward continues to work with clients in Eastern and Western Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the Americas.

Tom has been a member of the International Tax Planning Association since 1998. He holds a BA from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the respected Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto.

Commonwealth Corporate Service Limited
Belize
www.ccsl.bz

 

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Claude Beffort

Claude Beffort

European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA
Presentation topic:
Luxembourg: The convenient and tax efficient gateway for international investors to set up their dedicated investment fund.

Managing Director
Born in 1962, Claude Beffort started his career in 1980 with Banque Générale du Luxembourg in Luxembourg. In 1988 he joined Banque Continentale du Luxembourg S.A. in Luxembourg where he developed and headed the International Capital Markets Department. In 1996 he was invited from Insinger de Beaufort (part of the Investec Group/South Africa) to setup their Luxembourg-based Asset Management Company, which he successfully headed as CEO and MD. He chaired also the Investment Committee whilst extending the scope of the company to International Private Banking and Trust/Fiduciary. During that period, Claude held number of Board positions within International groups like Banque Compagnie du Nord (Germany), Imperial Tobacco PLC, PA Consulting S.A., Cemex international S.A. etc …

Claude Beffort joined European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA in2008 as Managing Director in order to position and brand the Company to become a prime solution provider within the Luxembourg Fund Industry.

European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA

Luxembourg

www.ecp.lu

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Aleksandr Voronov

Aleksandr Voronov

NTL Trust Limited
Presentation topic:
Caribbean Citizenship 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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Oscar Augusto Cedeno Villareal

Oscar Augusto Cedeno Villareal

Midland Group
Presentation topic:
Panama Legal Second Passport Program.

Oscar Augusto Cedeno Villareal, is a Panamanian Practicing Lawyer. In 1992 he has got a diploma of a Lawyer in the University of Santa Maria la Antigua, Panama City, Panama. Same year the Supreme Court of Republic of Panama has issued a license to provide legal services (resolution №2522 of May 20, 1992).

Since that time in 1992 -1995 , Oscar Augusto Cedeno Villareal has worked as, an independent attorney in the companies: Daewoo Electronics, Korea Exchange Bank, Laboratorios Simex, S.A., Ampelos Latinamerica, S.A., Ampelos Caribbean Power, S.A.

In 1995 – 2000 Oscar Augusto Cedeno Villareal is an independent attorney and legal advisor of Citibank Panama, S.A .In 2000 – 2003 – legal consultant in the administrative department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama.

Since 2003 Oscar Augusto Cedeno Villareal is a Founding Partner of “Midland Cunselors” (Panamanian Law Firm).

At 2007 he became a Founding Partner of Midland Trust LTD. (BVI, Registered Agent and Trust License Class 1 company).

Oscar Augusto Cedeno Villareal is a member of the Panama National Colleague of Advocates and of Lions Club, Panama. Married . Has 2 children.

Midland Group
Panama
www.midland-group.net

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Tatjana Lutinska

Tatjana Lutinska

Prime Consulting SIA
Presentation topic:
Latvia for international business and capital as an alternative to Cyprus. New opportunities and unique advantages for holding and investment, for trade and real business.

Head of International Tax Planning at Prime Consulting, Latvian based legal company, an associate of Rietumu Bank.
Since 2007 has been advising HNWI and corporate clients in EU, CIS and other countries on the issues of international tax planning, asset protection and business structuring.

Main spheres of expertise: Latvian and other EU countries corporate and tax legislation; CIS countries regulation applicable to international business and capital and cross-border activities; international banking (bank products and compliance with due-diligence procedures); tax and corporate legislation, financial reporting, AML regulations, DTAs and exchange of information of more than twenty EU and non-EU jurisdictions and tax heavens most often used in tax planning and business structuring.

In 2007-2008 sets up accounting and tax consulting departments at Prime Consulting now rendering comprehensive financial reporting services and tax and legal advice.

Regularly conducts seminars and training for Rietumu Bank and Prime Consulting staff on the issues of international tax and corporate legislation. Publishes articles and speaks at conferences on international tax planning.

Prime Consulting SIA
Latvia
www.primeconsulting.lv

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Igors Moisejenko

Igors Moisejenko

ABLV Bank, AS
Presentation topic:
Fiduciary Transactions - Safe Way for Investment Protection!

Head of Fiduciary Operations Department

Igors Moisejenko works in ABLV Bank, AS since 2001. During this period Igors has been working in various areas, including account opening for non-residents, client relations development, development of relations with the bank’s agents and intermediaries. Currently Igors is the Head of Fiduciary Transactions Department, being in charge of developing fiduciary products and escrow account services. 

ABLV Bank AS

Latvia

www.ablv.com

 

 

 

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Mikhail Parinov

Mikhail Parinov

Padva, Parinov un Partneri
Presentation topic:
Temporary residence permit in Latvia based on investments.

Mikhail Parinov’s education covers two interconnected branches of studies: economics (Finance and credit program in Financial University, Russia) and law (International legal Institute, Russia). From 1993 till 2000 Mr.Parinov has been engaged in banking business, and took high positions in such banks as “ProminvestBank”, “Resurs-Bank” and “Klientsky”. In 2001 Mr.Parinov has been recruited as adviser to CEO in JSC “MM Norilsk Nickel”. Afterwards Mr.Parinov joined JSC “Krasnoyarsk Plant of Synthetic Rubber” as one of its council of directors. In 2003 he received an appointment for Deputy CEO position in JSC “A.S.Yakovlev OKB” Russia. In 2004 he changed working place to Deputy CEO position in LLC “Management Company “Invest-Consulting””.

From 2005 until 2006 Mr.Parinov was occupied in the bank sector, where he took different leading positions of banks management, including Close Corporation “Federal Industrial Bank” and Close Corporation “Etalon-Bank” in Russia and JSC “Baltic Trust Bank” in Latvia.

Fascinated by Latvia, from 2006 Mr.Parinov took part in Law office “Padva un Partneri Baltija”, or now known as “Padva, Parinov un Partneri” as a Managing Partner and chairman of the board.

Padva, Parinov un Partneri
Latvia
www.padva.lv

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Jean-Nicolas Braun

Jean-Nicolas Braun

European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA
Presentation topic:
Major differences between regulated Luxembourg SIF and unregulated vehicles.

Director of European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) S.A.

Jean-Nicolas Braun was born in Luxembourg. He holds an MA in Environment, Sciences and Policy from Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts. After graduating in September 1996, he has started working for Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL) as a wealth manager on the German market. In 2003, he has been promoted to Head of Private Banking Department of Central and Eastern Europe.

In July 2006, he has started from scratch as Director, Head of Russia, CIS, Central and Eastern European Markets, a new team for Credit Suisse Luxembourg S.A. He has implemented the strategy and was responsible for the commercial development as well as the acquisition of new clients. His team’s performance was one of the most successful stories in the history of Credit Suisse Luxembourg S.A. ever.

In January 2013, he has joined European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) S.A. as Director. There, he is in charge of the strategic and commercial development of the company. He is also a Director of ECP Management Company, licensed by the CSSF, article 16. ,and also acts as Director on different SIF structures.

European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA

Luxembourg

www.ecp.lu

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