Ukrainian Wealth Management Forum

Adam Smith International Forum

3-4 December 2019

InterContinental Hotel, Kyiv, Ukraine


Private Banking: how to build effective work with wealthy clients

Current trends in the Ukrainian Private Banking segment and advice on the development of this business are from Alexey Alexandrov, one of the most successful PB-bankers in Ukraine.


Only at this elite event in Kiev:

Karen Aslanian, Executive Vice President, Lombard Odier, Zurich, Switzerland
Karen Aslanian

Executive Vice President

Lombard Odier, Zurich, Switzerland

Alexander Panchenko, Commission member, NSSMC
Alexander Panchenko

Commission member


Eugene Stepaniuk, Head of Department for Reform of the Financial Sector, National Bank of Ukraine
Eugene Stepaniuk

Head of Department for Reform of the Financial Sector

National Bank of Ukraine

Mykhailo Dovbenko, First Deputy Chairperson of the Committee on Financial Policy and Banking, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
Mykhailo Dovbenko

First Deputy Chairperson of the Committee on Financial Policy and Banking

Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

Maryna Lutsenko, Corporate Banking, Raiffeisen Bank Aval
Maryna Lutsenko

Corporate Banking

Raiffeisen Bank Aval

Halyna Khomenko, Director, People Advisory Services, Private Client Services Leader , EY Ukraine
Halyna Khomenko

Director, People Advisory Services, Private Client Services Leader

EY Ukraine

Oleksandr Onufrienko, Partner, Asters Law Firm
Oleksandr Onufrienko


Asters Law Firm

Igor Levchenko, Head of Personal Banking, UKRSIBBANK BNP Paribas Group
Igor Levchenko

Head of Personal Banking


Anna Babych, Partner, Head of Corporate / M&A, AEQUO
Anna Babych

Partner, Head of Corporate / M&A


Moderator: Alexey Aleksandrov, Head of Private Banking, , Expobank CZ, and author of books on private banking in the CIS
Moderator: Alexey Aleksandrov

Head of Private Banking,

Expobank CZ, and author of books on private banking in the CIS

Olga Gorbanovskaya, Partner, Ukraine People Advisory Services Leader, EY Ukraine
Olga Gorbanovskaya

Partner, Ukraine People Advisory Services Leader

EY Ukraine

Erik Nayman, Managing Partner, Capital times
Erik Nayman

Managing Partner

Capital times

Semen Khanin, Managing Partner, The Author of the Book
Semen Khanin

Managing Partner, The Author of the Book "Breakfast of a Lawyer"

AMBER Law Firm

Alina Plyushch, Partner, Sayenko Kharenko
Alina Plyushch


Sayenko Kharenko

Oleksandr Repyakh, Head of Private Banking , First Ukrainian International Bank (PUMB)
Oleksandr Repyakh

Head of Private Banking

First Ukrainian International Bank (PUMB)

Danylo Merkulov, Head of Private&Premium banking, JSC “Oschadbank”
Danylo Merkulov

Head of Private&Premium banking

JSC “Oschadbank”

Taras Kirichenko, Chairman of the Management Board, Pravex Bank (Intesa Sanpaolo Group)
Taras Kirichenko

Chairman of the Management Board

Pravex Bank (Intesa Sanpaolo Group)

Dr Alexander Lins, Managing Partner, LMG Lighthouse Trust
Dr Alexander Lins

Managing Partner

LMG Lighthouse Trust

Oleksandra Moroz, Head of Premier Banking, Ukrgasbank
Oleksandra Moroz

Head of Premier Banking


Nataliia Klyshta, Head of Private Banking office, OTP Bank
Nataliia Klyshta

Head of Private Banking office

OTP Bank

Maxim Koretskiy, Investment Director, co-owner, Blackshield Capital
Maxim Koretskiy

Investment Director, co-owner

Blackshield Capital

Anthony Corbett, Partner, Lucrum Wealth Partners
Anthony Corbett


Lucrum Wealth Partners

Elena Korobkova, Executive Director, Independent Association of Banks of Ukraine
Elena Korobkova

Executive Director

Independent Association of Banks of Ukraine

Mykola Chumak, Founder and CEO, IDNT
Mykola Chumak

Founder and CEO


Natalia Van, Business Development Executive, CS Global Partners
Natalia Van

Business Development Executive

CS Global Partners

Andreas Santis, Country Manager Russia & Ukraine & Kazakhstan, Leptos Estates
Andreas Santis

Country Manager Russia & Ukraine & Kazakhstan

Leptos Estates

Yelyzaveta Tymoshenko, Head of Premium Banking Development Department, CREDIT Agricole
Yelyzaveta Tymoshenko

Head of Premium Banking Development Department

CREDIT Agricole

Among Forum's topics:

  • Update on the main changes for Ukrainian private clients in 2018 and how to respond to them
  • Wealth preservation and wealth protection as primary goal for Ukrainian businessmen/ wealth holders
  • Current profile of Ukrainian private investors
  • Legal framework in 2018 for private client in Ukraine, including:
  • Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action Plan - potential impact on Ukraine of this most comprehensive change in international taxation. An update from OECD.
  • Ukraine’s anti-money laundering framework and its integration in the global AML agreements
  • Tax residency concept in Ukraine
  • The stage of preparation of CFC law in Ukraine
  • Beneficial owners’ disclosure requirements
  • Liberalization of currency regulations in Ukraine
  • Succession planning and inheritance issues
  • Legal and tax updates from a range of jurisdictions: the UK (UWOs etc.), Switzerland, Eastern Europe
  • Residency and citizenship: which countries appeal to Ukrainian private investor?
  • Which traditional and alternative asset classes do wealthy Ukrainians invest in?
  • Panel Discussion with leading industry players: the Future of Wealth management and Private Banking in Ukraine
  • Round tables on lifestyle and concierge services
    VIP Guests presentations, details to come
  • And much, much more …
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Leading investment advisors of Ukrainian Clients

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Top tax and legal specialists

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Leading PRIVATE BANKERS managing the wealth of Ukrainian Clients

Private Banking Survey

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The Private Banking Survey 2018 will cover the main trends in the Private Banking services sector, as well as the dynamics of Private Banking development in Ukraine.

Within the Private Banking Survey we will analyze:

  • a number of new services that have emerged in the Private Banking market within the last year
  • how the portrait of the Private Banking client in Ukraine has changed
  • who are the key providers of Private Banking services in Ukraine
  • level Private Banking services profitability for the banks
  • what are the prospects for the Private Banking development in Ukraine

For the first time, not only banks, but also Private Banking services’ main consumers – the Clients will be able to share their opinion about the Private Banking services in Ukraine. This will help to find out what exactly attracts Clients in Private Banking Services in Ukraine, as well as to identify the main gaps in comparison to the services provided abroad.


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Sponsors 2018

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Blackshield Capital
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LMG Lighthouse Trust
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Asters Law Firm
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EY Ukraine
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Amber Law Firm
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Blackshield Capital Management is a managing company of a Hedge Fund Blackshield Exponential Technologies LP.

Having a strong background in asset management, we are now focused on investing in stocks of innovative companies and technology sector with a potential for exponential growth.

We combine experience, sophistication, connections and a range of investment solutions with the client-centric focus of an independent investment boutique.

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As an internationally active trust corporation based in Vaduz, the GN Treuhand Anstalt has been providing clients in Liechtenstein and abroad with a wide spectrum of services since 1986: Formation and management of trusts, formation and management of Liechtenstein as well as foreign corporations and foundations. Benefit from our many years of experience.
Our wide range of services includes the areas: Establishment of complex structures, succession planning, extensive consulting services, accounting and auditing services including tax returns and personnel administration.

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CS Global Partners is an award-winning industry-leading legal consultancy firm specialising in citizenship and residence solutions. We liaise between governments wishing to promote foreign investments in their countries, and individuals wanting to secure their future and become global citizens through intelligent economic citizenship.

Standing apart from many of our competitors, our firm holds government mandates to promote and develop the citizenship by investment programmes of St Kitts and Nevis, Dominica, Grenada, and Saint Lucia. Moreover, we are highly versed in the citizenship and residence programmes offered in Europe and Asia.

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LMG Lighthouse Trust reg. is an independent and licensed trust company. It is seated in the Principality of Liechtenstein, an experienced, rich in know-how and internationally-oriented financial center with AAA-rating (Standard & Poors, September 2010).

Our experienced team – which has already successfully worked together in the same constellation for several years – consists of the three managing partners Dr. Alexander Lins, LL.M., Mag. Lucas Mair and Mag. Stephan Gabriel as well as the assistants Mrs. Jacqueline Hemmerle-Nigg and Mrs. Franziska Pizzi.

LMG Lighthouse Trust reg. represents an independent and client-oriented advice in the various fields of Wealth Management. On the basis of traditional values like reliability, confidentiality, trust and constancy our consultancy services are characterized by a high degree of creativity, individuality and actuality, whereby we anticipate future developments in and around Liechtenstein.

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Asters is a full-service independent national law firm that has maintained a strong presence in Ukraine since 1995. The Firm provides efficient transactional legal advice and represents clients on a broad spectrum of matters arising in the course of doing business in Ukraine. Asters' capability is based on one of the largest team of professionals, including 19 partners and about 90 attorneys.

The Firm is highly recommended in Ukraine by major national and international reviews, including TOP 50 Law Firm of Ukraine, IFLR1000, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, The Legal 500. Asters' partners and lawyers are distinguished by the world's best peer review-based surveys such as Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyers, and Expert Guides.

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EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, law, transaction and advisory services.
We provide global services in four main areas: Assurance, Tax & Law, Transactions and Advisory. Through these services, we can help you retain the confidence of investors, manage your risk, strengthen your controls and achieve your potential.

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AMBER law firm was created in 2013 to render a wide range of legal services. These services are provided by a team of highly qualified specialists in the area of law.

Our main task is to protect our clients’ rights and legitimate interests and prevent them from being violated.
At present, our clients include legal entities and individuals and their associations both in Ukraine and abroad.
We provide services in the form of oral and written advice and recommendations on issues related to the application of norms of law, analyze and prepare draft legal documents, form a legal position for our clients and represent their interests before third parties, including courts of any jurisdiction, help challenge illegal actions and decisions of public authorities and their officers, provide a complex legal support for our clients’ activities or certain aspects and operations of such activities, or any types of transactions, develop a set of preventive measures for our client to prevent its rights from being violated by third parties, help our clients to determine the most effective and economically reasonable form of business both in and outside Ukraine, conduct a complex legal analysis (due diligence) of investees, help resolve corporate conflicts and protect rights and interests of business owners, including minority shareholders, develop and help implement the most efficient project investment schemes and provide many other legal services to our clients at their request.

- Registration international and offshore companies, foundations, trusts.

- Corporate and personal account in international banks.

- Legal Support of International Financial Institutions.

- International business structuring.

- Banking and Finance. 

- Tax consulting.

Lawyers working in our team have a significant advocacy experience and provide defense for our clients against allegations of criminal offense in criminal proceedings.

Phone: +38067 3259582, +38044 2280279

29, Lesi Ukrainki blvd., off. 75, Kyiv 01014, Ukraine,

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AEQUO is an advanced industry-focused Ukrainian law firm made up of highly qualified, internationally recommended lawyers who work proactively to help their clients reach their business goals. Backed up by solid industry expertise and a thorough understanding of business we develop innovative strategies and provide efficient solutions to the most complex and challenging matters.

AEQUO has been named the Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine by IFLR Europe Awards 2018, Law Firm of the Year in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS by The Lawyer European Awards 2017 and one of the most innovative law firms in Europe according to the FT Innovative Lawyers 2015-2017.



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Leptos Estates, a long established organization with over 55 years of succesful history, has achieved a leading position through the professionalism and team effort of its employees, its international network of sales service in 75 countries, its vast investment in land purchasing and an effective after-sales service support.
Leptos Estates selects only the finest locations Cyprus has to offer in residential, retirement and holiday residences and uses the highest standards of construction and design, to build elegant homes to suit the lifestyle and taste of today's discerning property owners.
Over the years, Leptos Estates has successfully completed over 325 different home developments, boasting more than 25,000 happy home owners. The organization has an extensive land bank, owning prime locations in Cyprus and Greece from luxurious beachfront villas to coastal condominium projects and rural properties.

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Sayenko Kharenko is one of Ukraine’s largest law firms offering comprehensive support in all major sectors of economy. In order to manage the rapidly evolving Ukrainian legal and business environment, we embrace innovation through new products, out-of-the-box thinking and creative solutions. The emphasis on innovation brings services that allow our clients excel in what they do.


Sayenko Kharenko has been recognized over 100 times as No. 1 law firm in key practice areas and named “Best Law Firm in Ukraine” more than 30 times by the most prestigious professional excellence awards.

In 2018, the firm was recognised as Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Europe Awards 2018 and was highly commended by The Lawyer European Awards 2018. In 2017, Sayenko Kharenko collected three of the most prestigious professional excellence country awards – Law Firm of the Year by each of IFLR European Awards 2017, Who’s Who Legal Awards 2017 and Legal Awards 2017 by Yuridicheskaya Practika, the Ukrainian largest legal publishing house.


We have provided legal services to over 1200 clients from more than 60 countries around the globe and recognize that every single client has unique business needs. We tailor our services to best fit individual profile of each and every client.


We are the first full-service law firm in Ukraine to launch an independent R&D department. Neworld Lab is an innovative project of Sayenko Kharenko [the firm] designed to anticipate developments in the new economy and place our firm and our clients at the cutting edge of the changes shaping our collective future. We analyze global trends in science and economics and identify effective instruments to manage fast-evolving relationships and implement innovations. The ultimate goal is to create newlaw solutions which would drive our clients business forward.


The firm’s team is top-ranked in multiple practice areas according to all major international legal directories, including Chambers Global, IFLR1000 and The Legal 500.


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A very interesting and useful forum

Igor Levchenko,

 Head of Personal Banking, UKRSIBBANK BNP Paribas Group

This event is organised at the very highest level!

Oleksandr Onufrienko,

Partner, Asters Law Firm

The forum content is extremely interesting and important

Serhiy Zhuykov,

 Partner, Blackshield Capital