Ukrainian Wealth Management Forum

Adam Smith Inaugural International Forum

6 November 2018

Conference Agenda - DAY 1



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Registration and morning coffee

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Morning welcome and introduction

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SESSION 1: Private capital in the context of recent regulatory opportunities and challenges
  • Currency liberalization: Effective implementation of measures to prevent erosion of the tax base and moving profits abroad as a pre-condition for currency liberalization in Ukraine
  • Draft laws on amnesty of capital in Ukraine: what will be the Ukrainian "zero" declaration
  • New updates on legislation concerning HNWIs in Ukraine
  • De-offshorization and tax information exchange: dawn of new era?
  • Q/A and Discussion
Alina Plyushch
Sayenko Kharenko
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
Alexander Panchenko
Commission member
Moderator: Alexey Aleksandrov
Head of Private Banking,
Expobank CZ, and author of books on private banking in the CIS
Taras Kirichenko
Chairman of the Management Board
Pravex Bank (Intesa Sanpaolo Group)
Elena Korobkova
Executive Director
Independent Association of Banks of Ukraine

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Coffee break

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SESSION 2: Current profile of Ukrainian private investors. Structure of the Wealth Management/Private Banking segment within the Ukrainian financial industry
  • SPOTLIGHT PRESENTATION: Private banking services in Ukraine 2018 study results – by EY Ukraine
  • How did Ukrainian private investors’ profile evolve in the recent years? Prospects and client expectations.
  • Structure of Private Banking/VIP banking/Premier Banking within the overall framework of financial institutions in Ukraine. Does the current structure meet clients’needs?
  • Which products and services are currently in demand with Ukrainian HNWIs and what is their primary goal in relation to wealth management?
  • Remote client servicing channels in private banking: a closer connection with the client or a lack of personal contact? Internet banking currency exchange operations in Ukraine: current status and development prospects.

·       Q&A and discussion


MODERATOR: Alexei Alexandrov

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
Igor Levchenko
Head of Personal Banking
Semen Khanin
Managing Partner, The Author of the Book "Breakfast of a Lawyer"
AMBER Law Firm
Maryna Lutsenko
Corporate Banking
Raiffeisen Bank Aval
Nataliia Klyshta
Head of Private Banking office
OTP Bank
Oleksandr Repyakh
Head of Private Banking
First Ukrainian International Bank (PUMB)
Oleksandra Moroz
Head of Premier Banking

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  • Spotlight: Marriage contract and testament in cross-border structuring of private assets: from jewelry and paintings to corporations.
  • What global financial centres do Ukrainian clients choose, and why? Winners and losers in the battle for Ukrainian private capital
  • Where should I go? How to navigate various residency and citizenship programmes around the world and choose the best programme?
  • Latest updates on the investor visa and citizenship/residency by investment programmes in Cyprus and the Caribbean countries 
  • Opportunities and private client taxation in Liechtenstein
  • Q&A
Halyna Khomenko
Director, People Advisory Services, Private Client Services Leader
EY Ukraine
Oleksandr Onufrienko
Asters Law Firm
Anna Babych
Partner, Head of Corporate / M&A
Andreas Santis
Country Manager Russia & Ukraine & Kazakhstan
Leptos Estates
Natalia Van
Business Development Executive
CS Global Partners
Dr Alexander Lins
Managing Partner
LMG Lighthouse Trust

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Coffee break

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  • Succession planning and protection of legacy for the first generation of entrepreneurial families
  • Family governance issues for Ukrainian clients
  • Wealth transformation
Karen Aslanian
Executive Vice President
Lombard Odier, Zurich, Switzerland

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SESSION 4: WAYS TO INVEST PRIVATE CAPITAL: stock markets, property, businesses, private equity and other asset classes
  • Which sectors are attracting private investment by Ukrainian HNWIs?
  • Main trends in 2018 on global financial markets: what should a private investor know?
  • Investing in stock markets 
  • Investing in private equity
  • Q&A
Erik Nayman
Managing Partner
Capital times
Maxim Koretskiy
Investment Director, co-owner
Blackshield Capital
Anthony Corbett
Lucrum Wealth Partners

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Technical break

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Champagne Discussion Round Tables

Conference participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, exchange opinions and discuss some of the key issues for the Private banking and Wealth Management sector in Ukraine. Round tables will be moderated by renowned industry experts.

Round Table themes:

  • ROUND TABLE 1: Client interaction – what is important to take into account when working with HNWIs - Moderators - Yelizaveta Timoshenko and Mykola Chumak

Round table participants: 

  • Mykola Chumak, Founder and CEO, IDNT
  • Yelyzaveta Tymoshenko, Head of Premium Banking Development Department CREDIT Agricole
  • Anthony Corbett, Partner, Lucrum Wealth Partners
  • Nataliia Klyshta, Head of Private Banking office,  OTP Bank 
  • Maryna Lutsenko, Corporate Banking,  Raiffeisen Bank Aval 
  • Danylo Merkulov Head of Private & Premium banking, JSC “Oschadbank”


  • ROUND TABLE 2: Art banking and art collecting - Moderator Alina Plyushch

Round table participants:

  • Oxana Danchenko, Modern Art Expert, Marketing Specialist, Art Communications Specialist
  • Victoria Burlaka, Art Critic, Independent Curator, Founder of the project “School of Modern Art”
  • Tatiana Shatz, Art Dealer, Founder of Educational Project Orman «In simple words about art»
  • Alexei Vasilenko, Art Expert, Owner, Auction House “Zolotoe Sechenie”
  • Dmitriy Ryabikin Senior Associate, Private Wealth Management, Sayenko Kharenko



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Cocktail Reception