CYPRUS CONGRESS 2012 LIMASSOL

27 November 2012
  • The conference was attended by 226 participants representing 26 countries.
  • 226 participants were representing 111 companies.

Statistics of companies by sphere of business:

Sphere of business Number of participants %
Asset Management 9 4
Banking Services 43 19
Industrial 7 3
Investment 2 1
Legal services 120 53
Trading 1 1
Other 44 19

 

CYPRUS CONGRESS Conference Agenda, Limassol, Cyprus, 15-16 November 2012

 

Day 1

Time Presentation Speaker Company Status
8-30 – 9-40 Reception
9-40 – 10-00 Conference opening
10-00 – 10-20 Cyprus as Reputable International Business Centre Phidias K Pilides, President Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry CONFIRMED
10-20 – 10-40 Investment opportunities in Cyprus Charis Papacharalambous, Director General Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency CONFIRMED
10-40 – 11-00 Regulatory Framework & Developments in the Cyprus Securities Markets Demetra Kalogerou, Chairman Cyprus Securities and Exchange Comission CONFIRMED
11-00 – 11-20 Banking with Success in Cyprus Miltos Michaelas, Group Director – International Business Banking & Russia Laiki Bank CONFIRMED
11-20 – 12-10 Coffee-break
12-10 – 12-30 The vision and the contribution of the Inland Revenue Department to the development of Cyprus as an international business center Dimitris Halios, Senior Principal Assessor Inland Revenue Department CONFIRMED
12-30 – 12-50 Company formation in Cyprus Spyros Kokkinos, Director Registrar of Companies & Official Receiver CONFIRMED
12-50 – 13-10 Updates on Anti Money Laundering regulations in Cyprus Elena Frixou, Senior Officer Association of Cyprus Banks CONFIRMED
13-10 – 13-30 The fiduciary sector in Cyprus and the upcoming legislation to regulate it George Savvides, President Cyprus Fiduciary Association CONFIRMED
13-30 – 14-20 Coffee-break
14-20 – 14-40 Cyprus Maritime Cluster: a Success Story of Quality and Competitiveness Andreas Chrysostomou, Senior Marine Surveyor, Head of the Maritime Policy, Multilateral Affairs, Standards and IT Division Department of Merchant Shipping CONFIRMED
14-40 – 15-00 Using Cyprus for Tax Planning and Wealth Management Worldwide Giancarlo Cervino, Director CINFIS – Centre for International Fiscal Studies SA CONFIRMED
15-00 – 15-40 Discussion
19-00 – 21-00 Bowling Cup sponsored by Apollo Group

 

 

Day 2

Time Presentation Speaker Company Status
9-00 – 9-30 Reception
9-30 – 10-00 Cyprus Banking System: Change is Inevitable, Growth is Optional Symeon Symeou, Head International Banking Unit Piraeus Bank (Cyprus) Ltd CONFIRMED
10-00 – 10-30 Wealth Management Services in Cyprus Kyriacos Michaelides, Wealth Management Laiki Bank CONFIRMED
10-30 – 11-00 Managing Foreign Exchange Exposure – The Art of Hedging Charis Charilaou, Executive Director TFI Markets CONFIRMED
11-00 – 11-40 Coffee-break
11-40 – 12-10 How to protect your Cyprus/ Russian-Ukrainian structures: DTT Protocol, Eol, Substance, Transfer Pricing, Recent Court Cases, etc Boris Lazic, Tax&Legal Advisor Eurofast Taxand CONFIRMED
12-10 – 12-40 Contemporary architecture in modern Mediterranean by Property Gallery Developers & Constructors Ltd Marina Constantinou Property Gallery Developers and Constructors Ltd. CONFIRMED
12-40 – 13-10 International Collective Investment Schemes (ICIS) – An attractive Investment structure Andreas Yiasemides, Head of Custody and Trust department Bank of Cyprus CONFIRMED
13-10 – 13-50 Coffee-break
13-50 – 14-20 Practical Onshore Solutions Eesh Aggarwal, Chairman Azure Group, Appleby Windsor CONFIRMED
14-20 – 14-50 Limassol Marina – changing the face of Cyprus Yiorgos Georghiou, Sales Director Limassol Marina CONFIRMED
14-50 – 15-00 Closing of conference
15-00 – 16-00 Cocktails reception

 

Statistics of participants by country:

  Country Participants %
1 British Virgin Islands 4 2
2 Cyprus 117 52
3 Czech Republic 3 1
4 Egypt 1 1
5 Germany 1 1
6 Gibraltar 1 1
7 Greece 3 1
8 Hong Kong 2 1
9 Israel 3 1
10 Latvia 6 3
11 Lebanon 1 1
12 Lithuania 1 1
13 Luxembourg 3 1
14 Malta 4 1
15 Mauritius 1 1
16 Netherlands 5 2
17 Pakistan 1 1
18 Panama 2 1
19 Poland 1 1
20 Russia 29 13
21 Seychelles 6 3
22 Slovakia 2 1
23 Switzerland 3 1
24 Ukraine 16 7
25 United Arab Emirates 5 2
26 United Kingdom 5 2
  Number of participants: 226 100

Conference Sponsors:

Main Banking Sponsor

Laiki Bank

 


Apollo Bowling Cup

APOLLO Group

 


Reception Sponsor

Eurofast Taxand

 

 

Carrier Bags Sponsor

Limassol Marina

 

Exhibitors:

Cyprus

 

Media Partners:

 

 

Supporting Organizations: