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Ukrainian Business Forum 2018

How to survive in the time of changes? Investments and Innovations for Business


19 November 2018

Why attending

As Delegate

  • Maximum return on participation - conference and exhibition in one day!
  • 2 stages with actual discussions and cases
  • More than 30 high-level speakers from Ukraine and Europe
  • Efficient networking with business owners and professionals
  • Personal acquaintance with investors and clients

Why attending

As Sponsor

  • Active participation in panel discussions and presentations
  • Direct access to key decision-makers
  • More than 400 participants
  • Participation in the exhibition - presentation of your brand and services
  • Communication with clients in an informal atmosphere
  • Opportunity to present your company and share experiences

Speakers

Schedule

08:30
Delegate registration & Welcome Coffee
09:30
Official opening of the Forum. Greetings to the Forum attendees - Nina Yuzhanina, chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Taxation and Customs Policy
10:00
Panel Discussion: Tax on the withdrawn capital: nuances, opportunities, limitations
Moderator: Dmitry Mikhaylenko, Partner, Crowe LF Ukraine
Grigol Katamadze, President of the Association of Taxpayers of Ukraine
Alexander Shemyatkin, Attorney, Partner, KM Partners
Tatyana Shevtsova, Managing Partner, Audit firm "Capital Plus" (Ukraine)
A. Principles of Taxation on Withdrawn Capital (TWC): subject, object, base, rate, event. TWC based on payment or accrual? The application of TWC, cases in which different rates and bases must be applied.
B. Potential mechanisms of cooperation between residents and non-residents for the purposes of TWC. Registration of a non-resident by a payer of TWC, receiving payment through an account in a Ukrainian bank and its effects on the tax burden. Consequent transfer of personal income from Ukrainian to foreign accounts. Taxation of income gained from the sale of property/securities, etc. Feasibility of application of conventions on avoidance of double taxation. Modern judicial practice and expectations from TWC. The possibility of crediting the tax paid in Ukraine along with taxes of non-residents at their current location. Return of excess TWC paid in Ukraine (compared to international conventions).
C. How will it be taxed: dividends and redemption of corporate rights/investment certificates; payment of interest abroad under loan agreements; payment of royalties abroad; income of non-residents from the sale or lease of immovable property on the territory of Ukraine; income of non-residents from transportation, freight, freight forwarding; income from the sale of goods / services (including advertising) by non-residents to residents,; income from the sale of goods / services to non-residents. Application Transfer Pricing (TP) - income received by Joint Tax payers related to the sale of goods, work, services. The use of conventional prices.
11:30
Coffee Break (foyer of 3 floors)
Moderator: Oleg Vdovychen, Attorney, Managing Partner of Vodovychen and Partners Law Firm (Ukraine)
12:00
Features of working with European companies - example of Hungarian and Bulgarian companies
Ekaterina Varadi, Commercial Director
LAVECO Ltd (Hungary)
12:30
Investing in Montenegro: Company registration, bank accounts, citizenship & residency programs
Bojana Minić, Investment & Immigration Consultant
Eurofast (Montenegro)
13:00
Business immigration in USA
Centre for Business Immigration CBI-USA.com
13:30
Lunch (foyer of 3 floors)
14:30
Session - Currency liberalization: the next steps of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) in connection to the introduction of the law "On Currency and Currency Regulation"
Moderator: Dmitry Mikhaylenko, Partner, Crowe LF Ukraine
Anatoly Guley, Chairman of the Board, Ukrainian Interbank Currency Exchange
Emal Bakhtari, Head of Projects and Programs of the Department of Open Markets, NBU
A. Liberalization of currency legislation: what to expect in 2019? Application of the "180 days" rule, foreign exchange licenses for investing abroad; registration of loans from non-residents; application of sanctions in the form of suspension of foreign trade activities; currency control of operations below 150 thousand UAH, etc.
B. The possibility of establishing the NBU "protection measures" (Article 12), including: the deadlines for settlements under import and export contracts; selling part of the proceeds in foreign currency; the establishment of specific features of the implementation of certain transactions related to the flow of capital; the introduction of permits and/or limits on the conduct of certain foreign exchange transactions. What will be preserved from previous years?
C. Replacement of currency control restrictions with tax control: minimum package of BEPS, automatic information exchange, Controlled Foreign Companies (CFC), one-time declaration and other expectations.
16:00
Coffee Break (foyer of 3 floors)
16:30
Panel Discussion: Tax planning in the context of transfer pricing and the latest trends in international taxation
Moderator: Vyacheslav Vlasov
PwC Ukraine
Anna Nikolayko, Senior Manager, Tax and Legal Services, PwC Ukraine
Anna Nevmerzhytskaya, Senior Manager, Tax and Legal services, PwC Ukraine
A. How MLI and other BEPS initiatives related to transfer pricing influence tax planning. Ukrainian view
B. Preliminary agreement on pricing as an instrument for minimizing transfer pricing risks
Q&A session with representative of Ministry of Finance of Ukraine
18:00
Summarizing. Closing of the conference
18:10
Cocktail Reception (Foyer of 3 floors)
08:30
Delegate registration & Welcome Coffee
09:30
Official opening of the Forum. Greetings to the Forum attendees - Nina Yuzhanina, chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Taxation and Customs Policy
10:00
Panel Discussion: New Reality of Working with Banks. Expert overview of 2018, prospects for 2019
Moderator: Elena Kuznechikova, Managing Partner
LAW GUIDE (Ukraine)
The BEPS Plan and its Impact on Business. Exchange of Information and the End of "Bank Secrecy"
Alexey Ivanov, Managing Partner
Konnov & Sozanovsky (Ukraine)
Practical Recommendations for those who Continue to Use Foreign Bank Accounts
Olga Dmitrieva, Managing Pantner
Dmitrieva & Partners (Ukraine)
The situation with Latvian and Cypriot banks. What should depositors do? Possible alternatives are payment systems and accounts in non-EU banks
Ivanka Pilipuk, Managing Partner
International Consulting Group (Ukraine)
11:30
Coffee Break (foyer of 3 floors)
Moderator: Pavlo Khodakovsky, Partner, Heads of practices
12:00
Running business through Georgia - Tbilisi Free Zone’s unique business environment
Juliet Kinkladze, Business Development Manager
Tbilisi Free Industrial Zone
12:30
Cyprus company - an effective business tool for trading in securities
Chriso Savva, Partner
Chriso Savva LLC (Cyprus)
13:00
The Final Season of Deofshorization - how Businesses of Different Areas Should Structure in Modern Conditions
Elena Kuznechikova, Managing Partner
LAW GUIDE (Ukraine)
13:30
Lunch (foyer of 3 floors)
14:30
The benefits of Setting up a company in Kutaisi Free Zone - practical guideline
Mikheil Didebulidze, Deputy CEO
Kutaisi Free Zone (Georgia)
15:00
The origin of funds as the most frequently asked question today. Changes, you should have made yesterday
Vladislav Makarenko, Partner
SBSB
15:30
A new level in the fight against money laundering - how 5th EU directive will affect business, individuals and public figures
Vasyl Andrusyak, Head of Tax Practice
MORIS GROUP, Ukraine
16:00
Coffee Break (foyer of 3 floors)
Moderator: Tetyana Savchuk, Head of practice TP, ID Legal Group
16:30
Access to European markets and the promotion of Ukrainian goods to EU countries through the establishment of trading house in Poland
Yaroslav Romanchuk, President
Association of Ukrainian Business in Poland
16:55
Effective work with non-residents. Amendments to double tax treaties, EU blacklists, transfer pricing, beneficial owner of income, permanent representative office
Viktoriya Fomenko, Counsel of Tax and Customs Practice
INTEGRITES
17:20
Influence of transfer pricing rules on the effectiveness of business structures. The main tasks in the sphere of TP for companies operating in international markets
Larisa Vrublevskaya Partner, Auditor
EUCON International Legal Centre
17:40
Legal status of the crypto currency as a means of payment in Ukraine (1. Crypto currency as a means of payment in settlements with residents, practical use cases 2. Crypto currency as a means of payment in settlements with non-residents 3. Risks in the handling of operations with crypto-currencies and ways to minimize them)
Kateryna Volynets, Associate
Law & Trust (Ukraine)
18:00
Summarizing. Closing of the conference
18:10
Cocktail Reception (Foyer of 3 floors)

Sponsors

Participation

Participant

  • Accreditation to the Forum
  • Participant package
  • Materials of reports in electronic form
  • Coffee, lunch, reception
From Ukraine Apply for individual offer
From another countries 300 EUR
Registration

Exhibitor

  • Workplace at the exhibition
  • Coffee, lunch, reception
  • Ability to install a banner
  • Advertising in the catalog
  • Logo on the Forum's website
  • Logo on the main press-wall
  • Accreditation of employees - 3 people
Registration

Sponsor

  • Workplace at the exhibition
  • LCD-TV at workplace
  • Participation in discussions, presentation
  • Coffee, lunch, reception
  • Ability to install a banner
  • Advertising in the catalog
  • Logo on the Forum's website
  • Logo on the main press-wall
  • Accreditation of employees - 5 people
Registration

Venue

Convention and exhibition center «Parkovy»
Park Road, 16a, Kyiv, Ukraine
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Contacts

Sponsors & Exhibitors
Julia Kushnir
Cell: +38 063 594 5506
Email: jk@cis-wealth.net
Speakers & Media
Julia Velykokhatko
Cell: +38 068 365 2128
Email: jv@cis-wealth.net
Delegates registration
Cell: +38 096 194 66 29
Email: register@ubf.international

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