INTAX EXPO 2010 MOSCOW

30 September 2010

CONFERENCE REPORT

We are proud to inform that on 29-30 September 2010 INTAX EXPO held the largest conference for international tax consultants and corporate service providers in Moscow, Russia, Lotte Hotel.

Facts and Figures:

  • The conference was attended by 346 participants representing 34 countries.
  • 346 participants were representing 171 companies.
  • 314 participants of the conference are working in consulting companies (tax advice and corporate management), 32 – in banks.

 

# Country Participants
1 Austria 4
2 Bahamas 2
3 Belarus 2
4 Belize 1
5 BVI 6
6 Canada 1
7 Channel Islands 2
8 Cyprus 77
9 Czech Republic 1
10 Denmark 7
11 Estonia 1
12 Germany 1
13 Hong Kong 3
14 Hungary 3
15 Isle of Man 6
16 Jersey 1
17 Kyrgyz Republic 1
18 Latvia 25
19 Liechtenstein 4
20 Lithuania 4
21 Luxembourg 4
22 Malta 7
23 Netherlands 8
24 New Zealand 1
25 Panama 7
26 Russia 106
27 Seychelles 6
28 St. Vincent 3
29 Switzerland 13
30 Turkey 1
31 UAE 3
32 UK 23
33 Ukraine 11
34 USA 1
Total 249

 

Conference Program

Day 1
29 September 2010

8:30 – 9:40 Reception (Sponsored by GT GROUP OFFSHORE)
9:40 -10:00 Conference opening
10:00 – 10:20 Discussion section 1: EU Anti Money Laundering legislature 2010: effect on professionals and clients Moderated by Giancarlo Cervino, Centre for International Fiscal Studies, Switzerland / Erich Baier, Bilanz-Data, Austria / Marco Marano, Verfides, UK
10:20 – 11:00 Presentation 1. Austrian Tax Tools for International Business in and from Asia Erich Baier, Bilanz-Data, Austria
11:00 – 11:40 Presentation 2. Tax planning via the Netherlands Roland Rompelberg, Maprima Management, Netherlands
11:40 – 12:20 Break
12:20 – 13:00 Presentation 3. Ireland an ideal location for CIS clients & UK Tax Updates Marco Marano, Verfides, UK
13:00 – 13:40 Presentation 4. Cyprus: аn ideal jurisdiction for Mergers & Acquisitions Stelios Americanos, Stelios Americanos&Co, Cyprus
13:40 – 14:20 Break
14:20 – 14:40 Presentation 5. Residence Permits in Latvia: Investors are welcome Vladislavs Hveckovics, Aizkraukles Banka, Latvia
14:40 – 15:20 Presentation 6. Malta in international tax planning Stephen Balzan, EMD Advisory Services, Malta
15:20 – 16:00 Presentation 7. New tax-planning opportunities in Hungary Péter Rybaltovszki, Crystal Worldwide, Hungary
16:00 – 16:40 Break
16:40 – 17:20 Presentation 8. Update on Danish Corporate Structures: The international use of SMBAs and other Danish entities Jan Breum Eriksen, Sovereign Group / Copenhagen Legal Services, Denmark
17:20 – 18:00 Presentation 9. Luxembourg: International Vehicles for Tax Planning Jean-Luc Jourdan, GMS, Luxembourg
18:80 – 19:00 Cocktails reception to honor the Lead Sponsor

 

Day 2
30 September 2010

 

9:00 – 10:00 Reception (Sponsored by GT GROUP OFFSHORE)
10:00 – 10:05 Introduction to SMP Partnersc Steve McGowan, SMP Partners, Isle of Man
10:05 -10:25 Presentation 10. Non-UK residents investing in UK property Ali Stennett, SMP Partners, Isle of Man
10:25 -10:45 Presentation 11. Tax benefits for individuals relocating to the UK Justin Scott, SMP Partners, Isle of Man
10:45 – 11:25 Presentation 12. Recent developments in Russian-Cyprus tax structures Christodoulos Damianou, Eurofast Taxand, Cyprus
11:25 – 13:00 Break
13:00 – 13:40 Presentation 13. Versatility of Banking in Cyprus Constantinos Loizides, Piraeus Bank, Cyprus
13:40 – 14:20 Presentation 14. RAK Investment Authority-Your Partner in Business. Taxation and company formation in RAK Peter Schuster, RAK Investment Authoruty, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
14:20 – 15:00 Break
15:00 – 15:40 Presentation 15. Trusts in international tax planning and asset protection Eurofast, Cyprus
15:40 — 16:20 Presentation 16. New Zealand, Vanuatu &Nominee Services Ian Taylor, GT Group Offshore, New Zealand
16:20 – 16:50 Discussion section 2: Pro and Contra of using the nominee service Moderated by Giancarlo Cervino, Centre for International Fiscal Studies, Switzerland / Erich Baier, Bilanz-Data, Austria / Marco Marano, Verfides, UK
16:50 – 17:00 Closing of conference
20:00 – 00:00 FAREWELL PARTY (Sponsored by APOLLO BUSINESS SOLUTIONS)

 

The next INTAX EXPO conference for tax professionals will take place at Westin Dragonara Hotel, St Julians, Malta on 23-24 March 2011.

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

Conference Lead Sponsor:

 

LEAD SPONSOR

 

RECEPTION SPONSOR FAREWELL PARTY CO-SPONSOR FAREWELL PARTY CO-SPONSOR
GT GROUP OFFSHORE (New Zealand) GMS (Luxembourg) APOLLO BUSINESS SOLUTIONS (Seychelles)

 

Conference Exhibitors:

Tax & Legal servises _______________________________________________________________________________________


GT GROUP OFFSHORE (New Zealand) BILANZ-DATA (Austria) Apollo Business Solutions (Seychelles) JORDANS (United Kingdom)
MAPRIMA MANAGEMENT(Netherlands) SMP PARTMERS (Isle of Man) ABСINTERNATIONAL SERVICES (Seychelles) VERFIDES (United Kingdom)
INTERNATIONAL OVERSEAS SERVICES (Latvia) CRYSTAL WORLDWIDE (Hungary) GEORGE YIANGOU & CO (Cyprus) RAK OFFSHORE (UAE)
EUROFAST (Cyprus) STELIOS AMERICANOS&CO (Cyprus) EMD ADVISORY (Malta) KINANIS (Cyprus)
PHS HADJIZACHARIAS & CO (Cyprus) CSB GROUP (Malta) PARDINI & ASSOCIATES (Panama) PELECANOS & PELECANOU (Cyprus)
OXFORD MANAGEMENT (Cyprus) MB CONSULT (Honkong) GMS (Luxembourg) SYMEOU, KONNARIS & CO (Cyprus)
MIDLAND GROUP (Cyprus) HSC HADJIHANNAS CORPRATE SERVICES (Cyprus)

 

Banks ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

C.I.M BANQUE (Switzerland) PIRAEUS BANK (Cyprus) BALTIKUMS BANKA (Latvia) FBME BANK (Cyprus)
AIZKRAUKLES BANKA (Latvia) EURAM BANK (Austria)