INTAX EXPO 2012 UAE

10 April 2012
  • The conference was attended by 249  participants representing 38 countries.
  • 249  participants were representing 137 companies.
  • 233 participants of the conference are working in consulting companies (tax advice and corporate management), 16 – in banks.

 

INTAX EXPO Conference Agenda, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, 28-29 March 2012

 

Day 1 – 28 March 2012

08:30 — 09:45 Reception
09:45 — 10:00 Conference opening
10.00 — 10.30 Presentation 1: «New Developments in UAE Companies Legal Framework» Michel Chalhoub, PwC Legal, UAE
10.30 — 11.00 Presentation 2: «English and Scottish entities — Part 1. Why so tax-friendly to foreigners?» Eesh Aggarwal, Azure Group, UAE
11:00 — 11:40 Coffee — Break
11:40 — 12:10 Presentation 3: «Relying on introducers to attract customers to Latvian Banks» Anna Pyanyh, Baltikums Bank AS, Latvia
12:10 — 12:40 Presentation 4: «Austrian Partnerships and Sharia Compliant Structures in International Tax Planning» Erich Baier, Bilanz-Data, Austria
12:40 — 13:10 Presentation 5: «Test for Residence – Management and Control – A historical case study» Michael Doyle, Professional Directors Limited, UK
13.10 — 13:25 Presentation 6: «Corporate Services and Tax Planning in a changing world: The New Approach» Anastasija Soboleva, Dan Group, UK
13:25 — 14:05 Coffee — Break
14:05 — 14:35 Presentation 7: «Peculiarities of company formation in UAE and its maintenance» Dmitry Neminushchiy, Amadlaw Management Consultancy LLC, UAE
14:35 — 15:05 Presentation 8: «Luxembourg — International Vehicles for Tax Planning: official way to success. I.P. Companies. Last updates about Luxembourg. Securitisation Companies» Jean-Luc Jourdan, Global Management & Services, Luxembourg
15:05 — 15:35 Discussion
15:35 — 16:35 Cocktail Reception

 

Day 2 – 29 March 2012

09:00 — 10:00 Reception
10:00 — 10:30 Presentation 9: «Substance based tax structuring using the UAE» Adriaan Strujk, Freemont Group, UAE
10:30 — 11:00 Presentation 10: «UAE – Offshore & Onshore Jurisdiction» Vipul Ramniklal Kothari, Global Business Services, UAE
11:00 — 11:30 Presentation 11: «Banking for success in Cyprus» Andreas Stavrou, Laiki Bank, Cyprus
11:30 — 12:10 Coffee — Break
12:10 — 12:40 Presentation 12: «Changes in Seychelles Offshore legislation 2011″ Tatiana Balabanova, Apollo Group, Seychelles
12:40 — 13:10 Presentation 13: «Belize as a Jurisdiction» Douglas Singh, International Corporate Services, Belize
13:10 — 13:40 Presentation 14: «Use of the UAE for tax mitigation: analyze of live cases, latest practical updates, dos and don’ts» Yann Mrazek, Cramer-Salamian, UAE
13:40 — 14:20 Coffee — Break
14:20 — 14:50 Presentation 15: «English and Scottish entities — Part 2. How are these used in practice?» Eesh Aggarwal, Azure Group, UAE
14:50 — 15:20 Discussion
17:00 — 19:00 Cocktail Party

 

Statistics of participants by country:

# Country Participants %
1 Australia 1 1
2 Austria 2 1
3 Bahrain 1 1
4 Belarus 2 1
5 Belgium 1 1
6 Belize 5 2
7 BVI 3 1
8 Cyprus 22 7
9 Czech Republic 5 2
10 Estonia 2 1
11 France 1 1
12 Georgia 2 1
13 Germany 1 1
14 Hong Kong 3 1
15 Hungary 2 1
16 India 2 1
17 Italy 1 1
18 Kazakhstan 1 1
19 Latvia 13 4
20 Lebanon 4 2
21 Liechtenstein 4 2
22 Lithuania 2 1
23 Luxembourg 1 1
24 Malaysia 1 1
25 Malta 2 1
26 Mauritius 3 1
27 Netherlands 6 2
28 New Zealand 1 1
29 Panama 2 1
30 Russia 28 9
31 Seychelles 6 2
32 Singapore 1 1
33 Spain 1 1
34 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4 2
35 Switzerland 9 4
36 UAE 78 28
37 UK 17 6
38 Ukraine 9 4
Number of participants: 249 100

 

Conference sponsors


Lead sponsor:

Appleby Windsor (UK)
Azure Group (UAE)

 

 


Official sponsor:

RAK Offshore (UAE)

 

 


Cocktail sponsor:

Baltikums Banka (Latvia)

 

 


Coffee – Breaks sponsor:

Bilanz data (Austria)

 

 

 

 

Exhibitors

 

Austria:

Bilanz data

 

 


Belize:

International Corporate Services Limited

 

 


Cyprus:

Costas Tsirides & Co LLC Laiki Bank FBME Bank

 

 


Latvia:

Baltikums Banka

 

 


Luxembourg:

Global Management & Services Group

 

 


Marshall Islands:

IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry

 

 


Seychelles:

ABC International Services Ltd Apollo Group

 

 


St. Vincent and the Grenadines:

Loyal Bank

 

 


Switzerland:

CIM Bank

 

 


UAE:

RAK Offshore Azure Group Amadlaw Management Consultancy LLC
Freemont Group Global Business Services JLT/ Kothari Auditors and Accountants

 

 


UK:

Appleby Windsor Dan Group Professional Directors Limited