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EVENT PROGRAMME

08:00-08:30          Registration and Breakfast

08:30-08:35          Chairman’s Introduction
                             John Vickers, Chief Editor, GOLD

08:35-08:50          Welcome Address
                             Michalis P. Michael, Chairman, Invest Cyprus
                             Angelos Gregoriades, President, Cyprus Investment Funds Association

 

08:50-11:00         SESSION I: DOING BUSINESS IN CYPRUS – CORPORATE INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL HEADQUARTERING IN CYPRUS
                             Keynote Presentation: The Economy / Investment ClimateKeynote
                             • Outlook for the Cyprus Economy
                             • Cyprus: A Dynamic Business and Investment Centre
                             • The Investment Climate and Investment Opportunities in Cyprus
                             • Living and Working in Cyprus
                             • The Cyprus Investment Programme
                             George Campanellas, Director General, Invest Cyprus

                             Panel Discussion:
                             Economic Substance – Practical Considerations and the Attractiveness of Cyprus
                             Haig Assadourian, Director & Shareholder, Centaur Trust
                             The General Banking and Financial Services Environment in Cyprus
                             Christos Kalogeris, General Manager, BOC Asset Management Ltd

                             Questions & Discussion

                             Highlights of the Cyprus Tax System: Conversation with John Vickers, Chief Editor, GOLD
                             • Intellectual Property in Cyprus - The Tax Perspective
                             Andreas Andronicou, Tax Director - Fund Services, PwC Cyprus
                             • Corporate and Funds Taxation
                             Michael Michaelides, Director, Deloitte Ltd

                             • Taxation for Fund Managers and the Non Domicile Regime
                             Costas Markides, Board Member, KPMG Limited
                             • VAT implications on Fund and International Services
                             Simos Simou, Manager, Indirect Tax Services, EY Cyprus

                             SESSION II: THE CYPRUS FUNDS INDUSTRYSESSION II: THE CYPRUS FUNDS INDUSTRY
                             Keynote Presentation
                             Andreas Andreou, Vice Chairman, Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission

                             Panel Discussion:
                             
Cyprus: An Attractive Funds Jurisdiction. Developing the Fund Industry through Cyprus -Cyprus as the Gateway to the European Union
                             
Andreas Yiasemides, Partner, In charge of Fund Services, PwC Cyprus
                             Types of Funds in Cyprus
                             Charalambos Prountzos, Managing Partner, Prountzos & Prountzos LLC – EY Law
                             Fund Management in Cyprus: An Emerging Asset Management and Fund Hosting Jurisdiction
                             Panikos Teklos, Partner, Risk Advisory & Wealth Advisory Services Leader, Deloitte Ltd
                             Funds Administration
                             George P. Nicolaou, Senior Manager, Treppides Funds Services
                             Accessing Europe: Cross Border Distribution of Units in Investment Funds
                             Nicoletta Kouvara Pantelides, Partner, Chrysostomides
                             Cyprus Funds – Depositary Services
                             Konstantinos Xanthis, Head Wealth Management Operations, Eurobank Cyprus
                             Hedge Fund and Private Equity Case Studies
                             Antonis Rouvas, Board Member, Asset Management, Advisory Services, KPMG Ltd

11:15-11:30           Q & A Session

11:30                      Closing of event

11:30-13:00           Networking

 

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*The above agenda will be finalised at a date closer to the event.

Important Note: The above structure refers to the Summit in Tel Aviv. The Summit in Mumbai will take the form of an afternoon event, and it will take place from 16:00-20:00.