INTAX EXPO 2010 CYPRUS

18 March 2010

CONFERENCE REPORT

It is our pleasure to provide our review of INTAX EXPO conference for international tax consultants and corporate service providers, which took place 18-19 March 2010 Nicosia, Cyprus, Hilton Park Hotel

Facts and Figures:

  • The conference was attended by 249 participants representing 28 countries.
  • 249 participants were representing 134 companies.
  • 187 participants of the conference are working in consulting companies (tax advice and corporate management), 62 – in banks.

 

# Country Participants
1 Albania 1
2 Austria 1
3 Belarus 2
4 Belgium 2
5 BVI 1
6 Cyprus 139
7 Czech Republic 2
8 Denmark 2
9 Germany 1
10 Greece 2
11 Hong Kong 2
12 Latvia 19
13 Liechtenstein 2
14 Lithuania 3
15 Malta 1
16 Moldova 1
17 Netherlands 4
18 New Zealand 1
19 Panama 2
20 Poland 1
21 Russia 35
22 Seychelles 5
23 Slovak Republic 1
24 Switzerland 5
25 UAE 1
26 UK 9
27 Ukraine 3
28 USA 1
Total 249

 

Conference Program

Day 1
18 March 2010

9:00 – 10:00 Reception (Sponsored by APOLLO BUSNESS SOLUTIONS)
10:00 -10:20 Conference opening
10:20 – 10:50 Discussion: The future of banking secrecy: a comparison between major jurisdictions Moderated by Giancarlo Cervino, Centre for International Fiscal Studies, Switzerland
10:50 – 11:20 Presentation 1. European VAT: Place of provision of services, obligations and administration as from 1 January 2010 Loizos Timinis, Timkas Chartered Accountants, Cyprus
11:20 – 12:00 Break
12:00 – 12:40 Presentation 2. Cyprus: Recent Corporate and Tax Changes Stelios Americanos, Stelios Americanos & Co, Cyprus
12:40 — 13:20 Presentation 3. Cyprus banking system Constantinos St. Loizides, Piraeus Bank, Cyprus
13:20 — 14:20 Break
14:20 – 15:00 Presentation 4. Hong Kong companies formation and maintenance – advice to professionals Yu Kwai Man, Midland Consult, Hong Kong
15:00 – 15:40 Presentation 5. The name of presentation to be confirmed Vicky Sowumber, ABC International Services, Seychelles
15:40 – 16:20 Break
16:20 – 17:00 Presentation 6. Tax Havens of the South Pacific Ian Tailor, GT Group Offshore, New Zealand
17:00 – 17:40 Presentation 7. UAE – Offshore & Onshore Structures Vipul Kothari, Global Business Services, UAE
18:00 – 20:00 Cocktails reception at Piraeus Bank Head Quarters

 

Day 2
19 March 2010

9:00 – 10:00 Reception (Sponsored by APOLLO BUSINESS SOLUTIONS)
10:00 — 10:40 Presentation 8. UK and Ireland in international tax planning Marco Marano, Verfides, UK
10:40 -11:20 Presentation 9. Latvian Bank operating in Cyprus Dmitrijs Latiševs, Baltikums Banka, Latvia
11:20 – 12:40 Break
12:40 – 13:10 Presentation 10. New legislation on Private Foundations in Seychelles Natalia Mishicheva, Apollo Business Solutions, Seychelles
13:10 – 13:40 Presentation 11. Acquisition of real estate in Seychelles Tatiana Balabanova, Apollo Business Solutions, Seychelles
13:40 – 14:20 Presentation 12. Investing into real estate tax efficiently — The Austrian Way Erich Baier, Bilanz Data, Austria
14:20 – 15:00 Break
15:00 — 15:40 Presentation 13. International Tax planning via the Netherlands and Belgium Roland Rompelberg, Maprima Management, Netherland
15:40 – 16:20 Presentation 14. Denmark in International Tax Management: common mistakes & news in detail
16:20 – 16:30 Closing of conference
20:00 – 23:00 FAREWELL PARTY (Sponsored by APOLLO BUSINESS SOLUTIONS)

 

The next INTAX EXPO conference for tax professionals will take place at Lotte Hotel, Moscow, Russia on 29-30 September 2011.

We thank all our sponsors and exhibitors for wonderful networking enjoyed by all the participants of INTAX EXPO

Conference Sponsors:

  • LEAD SPONSOR

    PIRAEUS BANK (Cyprus)

  • RECEPTION SPONSOR

    Bilanz-DataApollo Business Solutions (Seychelles)

 

Conference Exhibitors:

Tax & Legal servises________________________________________________________________________________________


  • ABC GROUP (Seychelles)

  • Apollo Business Solutions (Seychelles)

  • GT GROUP OFFSHORE (New Zealand)

  • BILANZ DATA (Austria)

  • JORDANS (United Kingdom)

  • TAXWAYS GROUP (Cyprus)

  • EUROFAST (Cyprus)

  • INTERNATIONAL OVERSEAS SERVICES (Latvia)

  • MIDLAND CONSULT (Hong Kong)

  • VERFIDES (United Kingdom)

  • STELIOS AMERICANOS & CO (Cyprus)

  • EXITOR (Cyprus)

Banks___________________________________________________________________________________________________


  • PIRAEUS BANK (Cyprus)

  • BALTIKUMS BANK (Latvia)

  • FBME BANK (Cyprus)

  • C.I.M BANQUE (Switzerland)

  • MARFIN LAIKI BANK (Cyprus)

  • NORVIK BANKA (Latvia)

  • HELLENIC BANK (Cyprus)

  • BANK OF CYPRUS (Cyprus)