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

    GT GROUP OFFSHORE (New Zealand)

  • FAREWELL PARTY CO-SPONSOR

    GMS (Luxembourg)

  • FAREWELL PARTY CO-SPONSOR

    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)