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18-19 February 2014, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
CIS Wealth St. Petersburg 2014
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CIS Wealth St. Petersburg Conference & Expo is networking platform and information exchange hub, where leading professionals in international corporate law, tax analysis, private banking and business immigration from Europe, Americas, Middle East and CIS countries share their view and experience with local businessmen seeking for efficient business and personal solutions.


  • Format:
  • CIS Wealth successfully combines conference and the exhibition. You are invited to connect with wealth professionals, hear updates on trends and issues, network with the industry leaders, learn from seasoned presenters and industry experts and visit the exhibitor resources.

    The day will begin with the registration of delegates and welcome coffee to start acquaintance with the conference agenda and have a brief view at the exhibit booths. This full-day conference will bring together a community of individuals and firms that deliver professional financial planning and wealth management advice. Extended networking coffee-breaks and lunch will let one not only to get maximum of professional presentation, but to also meet new partners in the pleasant atmosphere at the cup of tea or coffee.

    The day will end with a drinks reception and networking in inspiring atmosphere.

    Conference dates: 18 and 19 of February 2014.

    Tuesday, 18 February 2014:
    9.00 – 10.00 – Conference opening, registration of delegates
    10.00 – 18.00 – Conference and Exhibition
    18.30 – 21.00 – Informal reception in Imperial restaurant

    Wednesday, 19 February 2014:
    10.00 – 18.00 – Conference and Exhibition
    18.30 – 21.00 – Informal reception

    The official conference languages are English and Russian.
    During the presentations Russian-English and English-Russian Simultaneous Translation will be provided.

    Conference

    20 valuable presentations delivered by top industry professionals from different countries will disclose practical solutions for professionals involved in wealth management, international tax planning, corporate and estate structuring, asset protection and business solutions.

    Exhibition

    Exhibition will allow you to explore over 20 exhibit booths of international companies focusing on the following services:
    Private Banking & Wealth Management
    Financial Consulting
    Asset Management
    Tax Consulting & Tax Planning
    Family office
    Corporate Services
    Accounting & Audit
    Immigration & Citizenship
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  • Audience:
  • CIS Wealth will appeal to qualified senior management, executive decision makers who have the authority to purchase, or influence the purchase of products and services, as well as advisers and consultants from the following sectors:
    • Banking
    • Financial planning and retail investment
    • Asset management & wealth protection
    • Tax consulting & tax planning
    • Corporate services
    • Accounting / audit
    • Immigration & citizenship
    • Investment
    • Industry and manufacturing
    • International trade (export & import operations)

    Job title breakdown:
    Board Members, Owners, CEOs, Managing Directors, General Managers, Heads of Private Banking, Directors of Department, Fund Managers, Portfolio Managers, Client Relation Managers, Wealth Advisors, Tax Consultants; Trust Practioners, Brokers, Fiduciary services providers; Life Insurance Specialists.
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  • Target Market:
  • Expand new markets and develop your network, find new clients and build your business.
    Participation in CIS Wealth Conference creates the opportunities to meet the business representatives of local market, to build the long-term relationships and to set-up your business in CIS countries as well as meet international professionals from all over the world

    We are delighted to host our first CIS Wealth Conference& Exhibition in St. Petersburg, second largest city in Russia in HNWI and UHNWI population.
    According to the The Wealth Insight Intelligence Center research there are approximately 160000 HNWIs in Russia. However, there are no exact numbers of HNWI in Russia. 60% of them are in Moscow, followed by St.Petersburg and other cities. Although Moscow is home to the largest portion of Russia’s UHNWIs (64% or 821 UHNWIs), there are also sizable Russian UHNWI populations in St Petersburg (99 UHNWIs), Yekaterinburg (38 UHNWIs), Novosibirsk (31 UHNWIs), Kazan (29 UHNWIs) and Kemerovo (27 UHNWIs). St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg were the top performing major cities for UHNWIs.

    Access to strategic partners in Russia/CIS - Finding a reliable local partner can be the decisive success factor for achieving business success in the target markets.

    Access to strategic partners from around the world fields:
    • Banking
    • Financial planning and retail investment
    • Asset management & wealth protection
    • Tax consulting & tax planning
    • Corporate services
    • Accounting / audit
    • Immigration & citizenship
    • Investment
    • Industry and manufacturing
    • International trade (export-import operations)
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  • Participation:
  • Join the international conference, meet your colleagues and find new partners. Keep your hand on the pulse of latest changes on the market.

    St. Petersburg and Russia
    max. 2 persons per company –
    FREE OF CHARGE

    Other jurisdictions - 300 EUR per person

    Steps to register:
    1. Fill in registration form
    2. Sign the participation rules
    3. Receive the registration number
    4. Welcome to the conference

    Registration will be confirmed by the organizer only after the application form is filled out. The organizer leaves the right to reject the registration of the applicants who do not correspond to the conference audience criteria. The Organizer is authorized to request any additional information to prove the information from the registration form.

    Number of seats is limited. After 1.02.2014 maximum one person from company can be registered.
    Registration is open until February 10, 2014.

    Registration no will be provided by organizer within 2 weeks before the conference. The registration no is your access to all conference events.

    Business cards
    The participants should bring their business card, the name of company in which should correspond with information provided by delegates in registration form
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18 February 2014
09:00 Registration of Delegates of CIS Wealth St. Petersburg 2014
09:45 Official opening of the conference CIS Wealth St. Petersburg 2014. Welcome word by the organizers.
09:55 Moderator of the morning session - 10.00 - 14.00
Anna Ivanova
Head of employment law practice
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Russian Federation
10:00 Wealth management on crossroad of paradigms - Old Wealth vs New Wealth
General global trends including movement of the wealth gravity centre. Differences in behavior/ ways of thinking in the Old and New world. Structures of Old and New Wealth. Upcoming trends in the world of New Wealth. Opportunities and ways of attracting Old Wealth to projects of New Wealth.
Anton Gans
Managing Partner
Zenith Capital Management
Estonia
10:30 The Netherlands and Luxembourg, legal and fiscal solutions for international business
Roland Rompelberg
Partner
Maprima
Netherlands
11:00 Sent Kitts & Nevis and Antigua Economic Citizenships or Citizenships by Investment
Aleksandr Voronov
Development Director
NTL Trust Limited
Saint Kitts and Nevis
11:30 Coffee Break
12:30 Investment programs and corporate solutions
Sam Bayat
Managing Director
BLS Business & Immigration Lawyers
United Arab Emirates
13:00 Hungary as a wealth planning jurisdiction
Benefits of Hungarian companies. Introduction of the new Hungarian trust regime. The new Hungarian economic residency program.
Peter Mihaly
Managing Director
Crystal Worldwide Ltd
Hungary
13:30 RAK Investment Authority – Right Choice for Your Business
Kanatbek Asilbek
Associate Manager
RAK Investment Authority
United Arab Emirates
14:00 Lunch
14:55 Moderator of the afternoon session - 15.00 - 18.00
Evgeny Raschevsky
Head of international arbitration and litigation practice
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Russian Federation
15:00 Estonian companies as the best instrument for European business and integration in Europe in comparison with the traditional jurisdictions.
Svetlana Hohlova
Member of the Board
Bell Moore S
Estonia
15:30 Provision of Regulated Investment Services in or through Cyprus: A Fantastic Tax Planning Tool for Investors and Asset Managers
Charalambos Prountzos
Managing Partner
Prountzos & Prountzos LLC
Cyprus
16:00 Coffee Break
16:30 Latvia and the world trends in 2014: an overview of the latest legislation changes
Vladislav Hveckovich
Head of Asset Structuring Department
ABLV Bank
Latvia
17:00 Business, Investment and Immigration Strategies in the U.S
Rosanna M. Fox
Senior Associate
Gibney, Anthony, & Flaherty, LLP
United States
17:15 Business, Investment and Immigration Strategies in the U.S
Meredith Mazzola
Associate
Gibney, Anthony, & Flaherty, LLP
United States
17:30 Switzerland: Structures and Solutions
Vladimir Oster
Managing Director
taggroup International Companies SA
Switzerland
18:00 Conference Closing Remarks. Information Reception for Conference Participants
18:30 Informal reception for conference participants
19 February 2014
09:00 Registration and welcome coffee
09:55 Moderator of the morning session - 10.00 - 14.00
Ilya Nikiforov
Managing Partner
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Russian Federation
10:00 The UAE: Onshore Versus Offshore
Nicholas Cully
Director
Sovereign Middle East
United Arab Emirates
10:15 The UAE: Onshore Versus Offshore
John Hanafin
CEO
Sovereign Middle East
United Arab Emirates
10:30 Opportunities and threats facing Russian private wealth in 2014. Latvia’s solution
Ilona Gulchak
Chairperson of the Board
Baltic International Bank
Latvia
11:00 Hong Kong update: Companies Act and Double Tax Treaties
Tatiana Balabanova
Director
Apollo Business Solutions Ltd
Seychelles
11:30 Coffee Break
12:30 How Families Preserve Wealth for Generations Using Trust and Foundations
Irina Francken-Medvedeva
Director
IN FIDUCIARY SERVICES GROUP
Singapore
13:00 Current and future UK immigration landscape for high net worth individuals and their families
Elena Tsirlina
Recognised sole practitioner
Blokh Solicitors
United Kingdom
13:30 Malta - Effective Management of VAT payment on Superyachts navigating EU waters
Adrian Muscat Azzopardi
Managing Partner
Credence Malta
Malta
13:40 Malta - Effective Management of VAT payment on Superyachts navigating EU waters
James Muscat Azzopardi
Managing Partner
Credence Malta
Malta
13:50 Formalizing the investment process
Orlando Campopiano
CEO, CIIA, TEP
Essentia Family Office
Switzerland
14:10 Lunch
14:55 Moderator of the afternoon session - 15.00 - 18.00
Ivan Smirnov
Partner
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Russian Federation
15:00 Diamonds as Investment
Yaniv Marcus
Fancy Diamond Investment Strategist
Leibish & Co
Israel
15:30 SPI Management : Swiss passport for your investments
1. Russian clients in Swiss banks: problems, misunderstanding, questions, dissatisfaction. 2. External Asset Manager (EAM). Who is EAM and why is it interesting? 3. SPI Management: new opportunities for Russian clients. 4. Investment solutions and products for Russian clients. 5. Reliability, confidentiality (privacy), profitability and high quality service. 6. Collaboration terms.
Stephane Pitteloud
Managing Director
SPI Management
Switzerland
16:00 Coffee Break
16:30 Blocked Bank Accounts in Switzerland
Enzo Caputo
Founder, Attorney at Law
Caputo & Partners
Switzerland
17:00 Wealth Management in Israel - Legal, Tax and Regulatory Considerations
Alan Aronson
Lawyer, B.A., LL.B., TEP
MMG Kaplex Trust Company (1978) Ltd
Israel
17:30 Private Equity (PE) as an Alternative Asset Class of Investment
What is it. How Can High Network Individuals Participate. Returns, Benefits, Pros/Cons. Why is PE relevant in Russia / CIS and current trends. Case study or example.
Michael Johnston
Head of Private Equity
Deloitte & Touche CIS
Russian Federation
17:50 Fine Art as an Alternative Investment
Guy Vesey
Managing Director
Christie’s Russia
Russian Federation
18:10 Conference Closing Remarks. Informal Reception for Conference Participants
18:30 Dinner is Imperial Restaurant


  • Aleksandr Voronov
    Development Director
    NTL Trust Limited
    Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Svetlana Hohlova
    Member of the Board
    Bell Moore S
    Estonia
  • Roland Rompelberg
    Partner
    Maprima
    Netherlands
  • Sam Bayat
    Managing Director
    BLS Business & Immigration Lawyers
    United Arab Emirates
  • Anton Gans
    Managing Partner
    Zenith Capital Management
    Estonia
  • Charalambos Prountzos
    Managing Partner
    Prountzos & Prountzos LLC
    Cyprus
  • Peter Mihaly
    Managing Director
    Crystal Worldwide Ltd
    Hungary
  • Irina Francken-Medvedeva
    Director
    IN FIDUCIARY SERVICES GROUP
    Singapore
  • John Hanafin
    CEO
    Sovereign Middle East
    United Arab Emirates
  • Elena Tsirlina
    Recognised sole practitioner
    Blokh Solicitors
    United Kingdom
  • Anna Ivanova
    Head of employment law practice
    Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
    Russian Federation
  • Evgeny Raschevsky
    Head of international arbitration and litigation practice
    Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
    Russian Federation
  • Michael Johnston
    Head of Private Equity
    Deloitte & Touche CIS
    Russian Federation
  • Rosanna M. Fox
    Senior Associate
    Gibney, Anthony, & Flaherty, LLP
    United States
  • Kanatbek Asilbek
    Associate Manager
    RAK Investment Authority
    United Arab Emirates
  • Meredith Mazzola
    Associate
    Gibney, Anthony, & Flaherty, LLP
    United States
  • Enzo Caputo
    Founder, Attorney at Law
    Caputo & Partners
    Switzerland
  • Tatiana Balabanova
    Director
    Apollo Business Solutions Ltd
    Seychelles
  • Yaniv Marcus
    Fancy Diamond Investment Strategist
    Leibish & Co
    Israel
  • Ilya Nikiforov
    Managing Partner
    Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
    Russian Federation
  • Ivan Smirnov
    Partner
    Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
    Russian Federation
  • Vladimir Oster
    Managing Director
    taggroup International Companies SA
    Switzerland
  • Adrian Muscat Azzopardi
    Managing Partner
    Credence Malta
    Malta
  • James Muscat Azzopardi
    Managing Partner
    Credence Malta
    Malta
  • Vladislav Hveckovich
    Head of Asset Structuring Department
    ABLV Bank
    Latvia
  • Stephane Pitteloud
    Managing Director
    SPI Management
    Switzerland
  • Alan Aronson
    Lawyer, B.A., LL.B., TEP
    MMG Kaplex Trust Company (1978) Ltd
    Israel
  • Ilona Gulchak
    Chairperson of the Board
    Baltic International Bank
    Latvia
  • Orlando Campopiano
    CEO, CIIA, TEP
    Essentia Family Office
    Switzerland
  • Nicholas Cully
    Director
    Sovereign Middle East
    United Arab Emirates
  • Guy Vesey
    Managing Director
    Christie’s Russia
    Russian Federation
Evening Reception Sponsor
    Conference Sponsors
    Conference Partners
    Media Partners
    Important information about the conference

    Conference dates: 18 and 19 of February 2014.

    Tuesday, 18 February 2014:
    9.00 – 10.00 –  Conference opening, registration of delegates
    10.00 – 18.00 – Conference and Exhibition 
    18.30 – 21.00 – Informal reception in Imperial restaurant

    Wednesday, 19 February 2014:
    9.00 – 10.00 –  Conference opening, registration of delegates
    10.00 – 18.00 – Conference and Exhibition
    18.30 – 21.00 – Informal reception for conference participants

    Official languages are English and Russian.
    During the presentations Russian-English and English-Russian Simultaneous Translation will be provided.

    Conference materials 
    At the registration all participants will receive carrier bags with conference materials. All presentations of the conference will be available on CD, included in the delegates’ bags. 

    Dress code 
    The dress code is business attire or business casual.
     
    Business cards and badges
    We recommend participants have sufficient number of business cards (app. 50-100 pcs.) for successful networking during the conference and exhibition.
    Wearing of personal badge is obligatory during the time of visiting conference, exhibition and informal events.

    Conference Venue
    Conference is hosted by luxury hotel in St. Petersburg – Corinthia.
    Hotel Address: Nevsky Prospect, 57, St.Petersburg, Russia
    Distance from airport – 20 km.
    Conference room - Nevskky Ballroom (2 level)
    Web-site: http://www.corinthia.com/hotels/stpetersburg/ 

    Internet
    Access to Internet via Wi-Fi is free on all the territory of the hotel (including rooms, conference hall and exhibition area)

    Parking
    The hotel has paid parking.

    Room Reservation 
    Corinthia Hotel offers special accommodation rates for conference delegates. 
    To book the accommodation please download booking form, fill it in and send to the Hotel Reservations Department at reservations.stpetersburg@corinthia.com or by fax +7 812 380 19 38
    Special rate is available only before 3 February 2014.

    Airport Transfer Reservation
    To book your transfer from airport to the hotel, please send your flight details to Corinthia Hotel Reservations Department at reservations.stpetersburg@corinthia.com or call +7 812 380 2001

    Visa Support
    All tourists who are travelling to Russia must obtain a Russian visa, with the exception for those residents whose countries have visa-free regime with Russia.
    Should you require a visa to enter the Russian Federation, Corinthia Hotel Reservations Department will be pleased to provide you with all necessary information and support to ensure your visit to Russia as smooth, easy and flawless as possible.
    See more at: http://www.corinthia.com/hotels/stpetersburg/destination/visa-support/

    St. Petersburg City Information
    Location - Northwestern Federal District, Russia.
    Dialing code - Country code 7; city code 812.
    Population - 5 028 000
    Official languages - Russian
    Local time - UTC/GMT +4 hours
    Electricity - 220 volts AC, 50Hz; round two-pin plugs are standard.
    Weather in February - Highest temperature -2°C/28°F, Lowest temperature -9°C/16°F.
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