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Attract new partners and clients by delivering a speech on hot practical topic. Being a speaker at the conference is a unique chance to show your perspective connections the level of your knowledge and professionalism.

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Kanatbek Asilbek

Kanatbek Asilbek

RAK Offshore
Presentation topic:
Advantages of companies in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.

Kanatbek Asilbek – Sr. Business Development Executive represents RAK Offshore of Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA). He joined RAK Offshore in 2010 and handles market research, investments, strategic planning, compliance and support for new and existing business partners.

Kanatbek speaks fluently Kyrgyz, English, Russian and Arabic (basic).

RAK Investment Authority takes special care to give small and medium enterprises the option of off shoring their business through the creation of dedicated instruments, and enjoying the resulting benefits, which are listed below:

• 100 % foreign ownership and no local partner;

• 0% income and personal taxes;

• 0% corporate tax;

• 0% VAT;

• corporate shareholders, directors and secretaries allowed;

• no currency control;

• no minimum capital required;

• no public register (high level of confidentiality);

• no bookkeeping, no auditory/financial reports;

• no requirement of client’s presence;

• local postal address;

• low fees;

• fast registration and minimum of required documents;

• possibility to have corporate bank accounts.

RAK Offshore
UAE
www.rak-ia.com
www.rakoffshore.ae

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Aleksandr Voronov

Aleksandr Voronov

NTL Trust Limited
Presentation topic:
Caribbean investment programs - Opportunities for HNWIs.

Aleksandr Voronov, a native of Latvia, pursued a distinguished and successful career in business and acquired an MBA, but as a strong believer in personal freedom and Austrian economic theories, he was drawn by the warmth and welcome of tax-free jurisdictions in the Caribbean. He was appointed in 2010 as Business Development Manager at the expanding Russia and CIS Desk of NTL Trust and Immigration, the oldest trust company on the island of Nevis.

A keen and experienced traveler, Aleksandr now shuttles between the Caribbean, Western Europe and the CIS, visiting clients and partners. He has become widely known as the trusted go-to expert on business immigration and citizenship for high net worth individuals, their families and advisers from the Russia/CIS region, who are looking for a secure base outside their home countries. He is particularly comfortable advising clients on the best economic citizenship program for their needs. In an increasingly complex and globalized world, Aleksandr is an expert on your side.

NTL Trust Limited

St. Kitts and Nevis

www.ntltrust.com

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Svetlana Hohlova

Svetlana Hohlova

Bell Moore S
Presentation topic:
Estonia - is a window on Europe! Estonian companies as the best tool for doing business.

Svetlana Hohlova has been working in tax planning field since 1997.

Since 2005 she’s the director of the consulting office.
She has a bachelor’s degree in social sciences and has graduated from the Tallinn Technical University, specializing in International Management.
Svetlana speaks Russian, Estonian and English.

She has organized and led seminars on tax planning for the executive personnel of various companies. In order to provide the most effective use of basic funds Svetlana has worked out a system for controlling the budget of capital investments.   

Bell Moore S
Estonia
www.bmscc.ee

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Claude Beffort

Claude Beffort

European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA
Presentation topic:
The convenient and tax efficient gateway for international investors to set up their dedicated investment fund / partnership.

Managing Director
Born in 1962, Claude Beffort started his career in 1980 with Banque Générale du Luxembourg in Luxembourg. In 1988 he joined Banque Continentale du Luxembourg S.A. in Luxembourg where he developed and headed the International Capital Markets Department. In 1996 he was invited from Insinger de Beaufort (part of the Investec Group/South Africa) to setup their Luxembourg-based Asset Management Company, which he successfully headed as CEO and MD. He chaired also the Investment Committee whilst extending the scope of the company to International Private Banking and Trust/Fiduciary. During that period, Claude held number of Board positions within International groups like Banque Compagnie du Nord (Germany), Imperial Tobacco PLC, PA Consulting S.A., Cemex international S.A. etc …

Claude Beffort joined European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA in2008 as Managing Director in order to position and brand the Company to become a prime solution provider within the Luxembourg Fund Industry.

European Capital Partners (Luxembourg) SA

Luxembourg

www.ecp.lu

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Victoria Sementsova

Victoria Sementsova

CS Global Partners
Presentation topic:
Comparison of investment programs for private clients leading to visa-free travel worldwide and other benefits.

Victoria is a multilingual law professional fluent in Russian and English; with years of experience working in immigration. She works with HNWIs advising them on immigration matters around the world.
Victoria, qualified Russian lawyer, holds an LLM qualification in International Trade and Commercial Law at Oxford Brookes University, UK. In addition, she holds a degree in Public Administration and in Interpretation (Russian – English/German).
At CS Global Partners Victoria is a Legal Advisor and a Business Development Manager for the Russia and CIS Desk. She frequently travels to Russia and other CIS countries to meet with clients and partners. Victoria mostly works with wealthy individuals searching to obtain St Kitts and Nevis passport or to enrol on other immigration programs.

CS Global Partners

UK

Direct phone line: +44 (0) 207 7589 454

Email: victoria.sementsova@csglobalpartners.com

www.csglobalpartners.com

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Elvira Khairoullina

Elvira Khairoullina

International Law Firm Integrites
Presentation topic:
Granting preferences to Kazakhstani legal entities in connection with their investments in Kazakhstan.

Senior Associate, Integrites, International Law Firm

Elvira Khairoullina graduated from Adilet Law School (Almaty, Kazakhstan) in 1999.

She has extensive experience in corporate and commercial issues, compliance matters, oil and gas, mining, labour law, and intellectual property.

Elvira is the Senior Associate in Integrites Kazakhstan LLP, an international law firm. She joined the firm in 2012. Before that she worked almost 10 years for the international law firm “White & Case” and about 5 years for the Canadian law firm “Macleod Dixon”. She currently focuses on advising and representation of clients on various legal matters (clients include leading international corporations), negotiations with clients and the authorities where necessary, drafting various types of commercial contracts and conducting legal due diligences.

She speaks Kazakh, Russian, English and German.

International Law Firm Integrites
Kazakhstan
www.integrites.com

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Rustem Sadykov

Rustem Sadykov

KPMG Tax & Advisory LLC
Presentation topic:
Practice of application of double tax treaties in Kazakhstan.

Rustem has been with KPMG since 1999. He works with a wide range of domestic and foreign clients, and his areas of specialization include corporate taxes, international tax, tax planning and inbound investment. He provides advice on tax treaty relief issues and transfer pricing issues. He has participated in tax audits of a number of large foreign investors in Kazakhstan’s energy, construction and telecom industries. He has represented taxpayers in court hearings and, as a member of the KPMG tax team, provided independent expert testimonies in court hearings.

Rustem’s premier clients include some of international petroleum majors with exploration and productions assets in the Kashagan and Karachganak ventures. He also extensively advises on corporate tax matters and provides tax litigation support to other petroleum and mining clients with upstream operations in Kazakhstan.

Rustem is a London School of Economics graduate and a U.S. certified public accountant. He has been a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences on taxation issues.

KPMG Tax & Advisory LLC
Kazakhstan
www.kpmg.kz

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Madina Savina

Madina Savina

Tax & Law Department, EY
Presentation topic:
Taxation and reporting of income of residents received outside Kazakhstan.

Madina Savina is Senior Manager of the Tax & Law department at EY Kazakhstan. Madina leads the EY Human Capital group in Kazakhstan and has over 10 years of professional experience in Human Capital advisory. She worked on international assignments in the EY Moscow and EY Prague offices at various stages of her career.

Madina has a wide range of tax expertise related mainly to the taxation of individuals, including Global Mobility compliance and advisory services, international assignment management and tax advice in the payroll area. Madina is also responsible for Talent & Reward, specifically the global employment tax services, tax advice on various executive and non-executive remuneration programs, and talent management.

Madina regularly conducts professional training and holds workshops related to the taxation of expatriates and local individuals in Kazakhstan.

Tax & Law Department, EY 
Kazakhstan
www.ey.com

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Yerlan Tassymov

Yerlan Tassymov

Intax Central Asia LLP
Presentation topic:
Investments to Kazakhstan: practical recommendations to creation of personal and corporate holding structures.

Yerlan Tassymov is the founder and CEO of Intax Central Asia LLP, which specializes in international tax planning & structuring and finance raising.

Before starting a private venture, Yerlan worked as a senior manager of International Tax and Global Financial Services groups at Deloitte in Kazakhstan. The knowledge, skills and expertise gained at Deloitte, as well as previous banking experience, has enabled Yerlan to become an expert in developing tax-efficient, practical and effective personal and corporate holding structures that are in line with current regulatory environment and future regulatory trends.

His personal connections with a wide network of professional service providers and bankers throughout the world enable Yerlan to implement structures for clients at competitive costs.

Yerlan personally meets with clients to discuss their business needs and propose effective solutions.

Yerlan holds Ph.D. degree in Economics and Management and fluently speaks English, Russian, Kazakh and Turkish languages.

Intax Central Asia LLP
Kazakhstan
M: + 7 701 7400174
E: ty@intax-ca.com
www.intax-ca.com

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Heinz Hagen

Heinz Hagen

Prestige Trust reg
Presentation topic:
Asset Protection@Liechtenstein Foundation.

Dr. Heinz Hagen was born in 1955. After basic education and periods spent in England and France, he began business management studies 1976 in Innsbruck, obtaining his Magister (M.A.) in social economy and business administration in 1981.
Dr. Hagen then joined Länderbank AG in Bregenz/Vorarlberg where he trained as a personal and corporate banker with stages in various places, including Vienna.

In 1985, he obtained his doctor’s degree in business administration.

Up to 1992, he was a branch manager of Länderbank AG in Dornbirn. This was followed by a period of 6 years as a company and financial consultant in various branches and firms before he was appointed as the general manager of a quoted British company in 1999. In this function, he managed the production plant in Schaan / FL until his move to the trust sector 2002.
In 2005, he founded his own trust company in Schaan, specializing in the markets of Eastern Europe.

His company merged with the Jeeves Group during 2007 and he is a member of the Group Management Committee.

Dr. Heinz Hagen is married.

Prestige Trust reg
Liechtenstein
www.prestigetrust.com

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Bartjan Zoetmulder

Bartjan Zoetmulder

Loyens & Loeff N.V.
Presentation topic:
Legal and tax aspects of Netherlands/Luxembourg investment structures for Kazakhstan.

Bartjan R. Zoetmulder (44), tax partner, heads up L&L’s CEE team and Russia/CIS team. He is an expert tax structuring involving the Netherlands and Luxembourg vis-a-vis Central and Eastern Europe, Malta and Cyprus as well as Russia/CIS.

Bartjan is chairman of the International Tax Affairs committee of the Dutch Tax Laywers Association (NOB). He is a frequently asked lecturer and writer of many articles on international tax planning.

Education
Dutch tax law, University of Groningen, 1993

Languages
Dutch, English, French

T: + 31 20 578 5658
F: + 31 20 578 5801
E: bartjan.zoetmulder@loyensloeff.com
www.loyensloeff.com

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Peter Moons

Peter Moons

Loyens & Loeff N.V.
Presentation topic:
Legal and tax aspects of Netherlands/Luxembourg investment structures for Kazakhstan.

Peter Moons is a partner in the tax practice of Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg, with a focus on corporate tax advice for multinationals and funds, in particular private equity funds, their initiators and their investors.

Peter is a member of the Luxembourg Bar, the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and a member of the tax committee of the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.

Education
Business economics and tax law, Erasmus University in Rotterdam, 1996
Tax law, University of Cologne, 1997

Languages
Dutch, English, German, French

T: +352 466 230 244
F: +352 466 234
E: peter.moons@loyensloeff.com
www.loyensloeff.com

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Charalambos Meivatzis

Charalambos Meivatzis

KINANIS LLC
Presentation topic:
Cyprus as an International Tax Planning Jurisdiction.

Senior Manager, Head of Accounting Department

Professional info

Mr Charalambos Meivatzis joined Kinanis LLC in 2006 and he serves as a Senior Manager, Head of the Accounting Division and Tax Department.

Main Areas of Practise

Mr Charalambos Meivatzis deals with international tax planning, provision of tax consultancy on various income tax and VAT issues faced by the clients of the firm as well as the provision of accounting services based on International Financial Reporting Standards. Further, Mr Meivatzis has considerable experience in advising on all matters involving international tax planning and the setting up and management of tax efficient structures.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Mr Charalambos Meivatzis admitted to Cyprus Bar Association in 2013

He is a member of the:

• Cyprus Bar Association
• Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales
• Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus

Education

University of Nicosia 2009-2012
Undergraduate Degree in Law (LL.B)
Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales 2002-2005
Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA)
University of Southampton 1999-2002
Undergraduate Degree in Accounting & Finance (Bsc)

Languages

Mr Meivatzis is fluent in Greek and English.

KINANIS LLC
Cyprus
www.kinanis.com

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Bakhytzhan Kadyrov

Bakhytzhan Kadyrov

Morgan Lewis
Presentation topic:
Discussion: Global trends of tax information exchange: influence on business in Kazakhstan. Presentation: Taxation of Capital Gains and Dividends in Kazakhstan.

Bakhytzhan Kadyrov is a Senior Associate in the Almaty (Kazakhstan) office of Morgan Lewis, an international law firm. He is also a Deputy Chair of the Tax Group, American Chamber of Commerce in Kazakhstan.

Mr. Kadyrov focuses his practices on mergers and acquisitions, tax and other corporate legal matters and actively participates in development and drafting of tax legislation. His publications include the following:

• February 2014, Co-author, Taxation of Dividends in Kazakhstan, Investors’ Voice;
• October 2013, Co-author, Taxation of Capital Gains in Kazakhstan, Tax Notes International;
• November 2011, Co-author, Taxation of Capital Gains in Kazakhstan — An Update on the Position from January 1, 2012, Tax Analyst Worldwide Tax Daily and Russia/Eurasia Executive Guide;
• August 2008, Co-author, New Developments in Kazakh Legal Framework, Caspian Investor;
• October 2006, Co-author, Kazakhstan VAT System: Spinning or Spoiling?, International Tax Review.

He began his career at a Big Four tax firm. He has also been featured in The Legal 500 (2009 and 2013).

Morgan Lewis
Kazakhstan
www.morganlewis.com

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Aleksej Strukov

Aleksej Strukov

Omega Direct Ltd
Presentation topic:
English companies: practical issues for use in international business.

Graduated in1993 with Master of Computer Science degree from Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania.

Was engaged and directed operations of IMPAR Business Services, Lithuania, J.I.Amber & Co project in the USA and Republic of Ireland, IMPAR (London) Limited and Company Express (UK) Limited in the UK.

At present he is a manager and consultant in Alpha and Omega Group, companies dealing in company formation and administration business; manager of City Secretarial Services Ltd, the company engaged in accounting and bookkeeping services; director of number of companies engaged in financial projects in Russia and Ukraine.

Omega Direct Ltd
UK
www.omegadirect.biz

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Sergey Bogatyrev

Sergey Bogatyrev

Labwealth.com Pte. Ltd.
Presentation topic:
Corporate Structures for Foreign Investments in Kazakhstan.

Director/Owner of Labwealth.com Pte. Ltd.

Sergey Bogatyrev has the unique combination of almost 20 years of banking, stock market and international tax planning experience, along with the strongest analytical skills and mathematical and economic background gained from the famous Lomonosov Moscow State University. This enables him to deliver optimal solutions for corporate structuring of global trading and investment projects, personal wealth protection and creation the state-of-the-art offshore products, which are in line with the current realities and trends in global economy and in offshore industry.

In 2010, Sergey moved to Singapore to start-up his own business, a consultancy firm Wealth Creation Laboratory Pte. Ltd. (at present – Labwealth.com Pte. Ltd.).

Since starting his own business, Sergey has written over 50 articles on doing business and living in Singapore for offshorewealth.info (the leading blog in Russian language dedicated to offshore solutions).

As a specialist in Singapore company formation and bank account setup, Sergey also spoke at International Tax Effective Structures conference in Riga, Latvia (September 2012) and at International Wealth Forum in Tallinn, Estonia (September 2013).

Labwealth.com Pte. Ltd.
Singapore
www.labwealth.com

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