Ukrainian Wealth Management Forum

Adam Smith Inaugural International Forum

6 November 2018

InterContinental Hotel, Kyiv, Ukraine

Conference Agenda - DAY 1

DAY 1

08:00

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Registration and morning coffee
09:10

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Morning welcome and introduction
09:15

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SESSION 1: Private capital in the context of recent regulatory opportunities and challenges

KEYNOTE - THE UKRAINIAN ECONOMY and REVIEW FOR A PRIVATE INVESTOR: Has Ukraine`s economy already adjusted to internal and external shocks? The economic situation in Ukraine and its impact on the outflow of private capital.

  • Currency liberalization: Free movement of currency values as a new legislative standard
  • 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
Partner
Sayenko Kharenko
11:00

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Coffee break
11:30

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SESSION 2: Current profile of Ukrainian private investors. Structure of the Wealth Management segment within the Ukrainian financial industry
  • SPOTLIGHT PRESENTATION: Private banking services in Ukraine 2018 study results – by Ernst & Young Ukraine
  • How did Ukrainian private investors’ profile evolve in the recent years? Prospects and client expectations.
  • Structure of Private Banking/VIP banking/Premier Bankingwithin the overall framework of financial institutions in Ukraine. Does the current structure meetclients’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.

SPECIAL FOCUSON SUCCESSION PLANNING:

  • Succession planning and protection of legacy for the first generation of entrepreneurial families
  • Family governance issues for Ukrainian clients
  • Wealth transformation

 

·       Q&A and discussion

Alexey Aleksandrov
Head of Private Banking, author of books on private banking in the CIS
Expobank CZ
Halyna Khomenko
Director, People Advisory Services, Private Client Services Leader
EY Ukraine
Igor Levchenko
Head of Personal Banking
Ukrsibbank
13:00

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Lunch
14:00

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Session 3: PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF LEGISLATIVE CHANGES FOR UKRAINIAN PRIVATE CLIENTS IN UKRAINE IN 2018. Immigration&tax update: relocation and residency
  • What global financial centres do Ukrainian clients choose, and why? Winners and losers in the battle for Ukrainian private capital: Poland, Baltic States, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Netherlands, Luxemburg, Malta, Slovakia, Hungary, UAE, etc.? What are the chances for UK, Switzerland, Monaco, BVI, IOM, Gibraltar, Seychelles, Cayman Islands and others to attract more Ukrainian private wealth?
  • 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 by investment programmes in popular countries: the UK, Spain, Cyprus, Malta, the Caribbean, CEE and the Baltic States
  • Private client taxation in major jurisdictions
  • Business relocation: which jurisdictions are attractive for Ukrainian entrepreneurs in terms of business relocation and why?
  • Q&A
Olga Gorbanovskaya
Partner, Ukraine People Advisory Services Leader
EY Ukraine
Andreas Santis
Country Manager Russia & Ukraine & Kazakhstan
Leptos Estates
Anna Babych
Partner, Head of Corporate / M&A
AEQUO
Semen Khanin
Managing Partner
AMBER Law Firm
15:30

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Coffee break
16:00

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SPECIAL FOCUS VIP CASE STUDY: Philanthropy and charitable giving – how to ensure your donations are effective and rewarding?
  • An overview of charitable opportunities in Ukraine: how to choose from the multitude of projects that require funding?
  • Legal and tax implications of philanthropic activities
16:30

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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 local and international real estate: Case Studies
  • Investing in international financial instruments
  • Other types of investments: precious stones and precious metals; industrial and infrastructure assets; art and art banking: which segments are developing fastest in Ukraine?
  • SPECIAL FOCUS: Investing in block chain and cryptocurrencies – are these fashionable investment opportunities popular with Ukrainian HNWIs?
  • Q&A
Erik Nayman
Managing Partner
Capital times
Oleksandr Repyakh
Head of Private Banking Sales
First Ukrainian International Bank (PUMB)
Michael Chobanian
Founder
KUNA Bitcoin Agency
17:45

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Technical break
17:55

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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
  • ROUND TABLE 2: Art banking and art collecting
  • ROUND TABLE 3: Elite international education
19:00

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Cocktail Reception