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Doing business in Ukraine: Odessa and Odessa region

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ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: “DOING BUSINESS IN UKRAINE: ODESSA AND ODESSA REGION”


ORGANIZED BY:


International Law Offices, Ukraine

Law Firm Remedy, Russia

Supported by

General Department of Foreign Economic Activity and European Integration of Odessa Regional State Administration


Department of Recreational Complex and Tourism of the Odessa City Council


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Odessa representative office

European Business Association


Nowadays Ukraine offers great potential for international investments and has great business opportunity for companies wishing to take advantage of the country’s resources, technology industries and human resources.

Ukraine now is searching of worthy place within global economy. Ukraine is open for cooperation and business and has all the opportunities for creation of effective economics.

Panel details:

Friday, 10th of October, 2008
09:30 a.m. – 05:30 p.m.

Place:
HOTEL LONDONSKAYA,
11, PRIMORSKY BOULEVARD
ODESSA, UKRAINE

Speakers and key discussion topics:

09:00 Registration

09:30 Welcome & opening remarks

Section 1.
09:30 - 11:00

  • Alexander Ilyin,

    Head of the department of foreign investments and investments projects’ monitoring of General Department of Foreign Economic Activity and European Integration of Odessa Regional State Administration
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  • Viktor Aksanyuk,

    Director of the Department of Recreational Complex and Tourism Odessa City Council, Ukraine.

    -Investment climate in the Odessa region. Introduction and policy review. Supporting investments.

  • Konstantin Rzhepishevskiy,

    Representative in Odessa. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Odessa representative office.

    -Investment activity and international cooperation. Supporting foreign investment.

  • Arthur Nitsevych. Managing Partner. International Law Offices. Expert of Eurocommision, EBRD project’s consultant, Ukraine.
  • -Opening business in Ukraine. Ten tips to start business. Incorporation, financing, PPP (public private partnership).

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  • Alena Losevskaya. Senior lawyer. International Law Offices, Ukraine
  • -Purchasing and leasing real estate in Ukraine. Existing options. Restrictions. Ideas and notes.


    Tea and Coffee (11:00 – 11:30)

    Section 2 (11:30 – 13:00)

  • Krzysztof Lipka, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Ukraine
  • -Taxation in Ukraine: what a foreigner should remember. Key notes of taxation and payments while doing business. General transaction taxes, cross-border payments, corporate tax. Dividends.


  • George Zambartas, Partner, Zambartas Law Offices, Cyprus
  • -Investments to Ukraine via Cyprus. Advantages of using a Cypriot corporate vehicle to invest in Ukraine.

  • Ivan Movlyak, Snior lawyer, Artem Skorobogatov, Advocate, International Law Offices, Ukraine
  • -Buying & Selling business in Ukraine. How to buy and sell business secure. Due diligence, schemes of settlements and investment, secured transactions, escrow agency. Interactive session.


    Tea and Coffee (13:00 – 13:30)

    Section 3 (13:30 – 14:45)

  • Steven Slack, Director, Moore Stephens, Ukraine.
  • -Banking and finance. Accounting & audit requirements in Ukraine.

  • Andrey Dedov, Head of Marketing department, Research Development Company, Ukraine.
  • -Real Estate development overview in Odessa region.

  • Igor Semirenko, General Director, The Enterprise with foreign investments ‘Saybolt Ukraine’.
  • -Recruiting reliable managers & working staff in Ukraine.

  • Ivan Liptuga, Head of the EBA Southern Branch, Ukraine.
  • -European Business association: a powerful tool and reliable partner.

    Closing remarks (14:45 – 15:00)

    Gala Lunch (15:00 – 16:30)

    12:00 – 17:30 Workshop – Presentation of Investments Projects The program can be adjusted

    General Media Partner: TV Broadcasting company GLAS.


    The Information Partners: U.S. – Ukraine Foundation (USUF, United States), Swedish-Ukrainian Business Club (SUBC, Ukraine), The Embassy of Ukraine in Bulgaria (TEM), Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce (CUCC).


    The Information Partners: KYIV POST, PROPERTY TIMES, COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, DOM.COM, GENERALNYI DIRECTOR, Yuridicheskaya Gazeta, Sudohodstvo, Transport.


    Language: English and Russian.

    Conference Fee is EURO 350.00 per delegate

    Other delegates from the same company have a discount 10%.
    The registration is strictly till the 5th of October 2008 г.
    Conference fees include:

  • All the Conference events;
  • All materials;
  • Participation in Workshops;
  • Coffee – breaks, fourchette.
  • The Conference papers by mail – EURO 70.00

    Venue details: Fax: +38 (0482) 33 75 28 or е-mail: nychyporchuk@interlegal.com.ua,
    Contact person - Irina Nychyporchuk,
    Venue Office: International Law Offices, 2/4 Observatorny lane, Suite 57, 65014, Odessa, Ukraine,
    www.interlegal.com.ua

    General touragent of the Conference – London Sky Travel LTD www.lstravel.com.ua

    Entertainment, evening drinks and accomodation provided by Irish Pub Mick O’Neills and Hotel Frapolly



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