DOING BUSINESS IN UKRAINE: ODESSA AND ODESSA REGION

Venue: Hotel Londonskaya

Location: Odessa, Ukraine

Event Date/Time: Oct 10, 2008 End Date/Time: Oct 10, 2008
Registration Date: Oct 05, 2008
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THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE:
“DOING BUSINESS IN UKRAINE: ODESSA AND ODESSA REGION”

10TH OF OCTOBER 2008.
HOTEL LONDONSKAYA, ODESSA, 11, PRIMORSKY BOULEVARD
09:30 – 18:00

ORGANIZERS:
International Law Offices, Ukraine
European Business Association
Supported by:
Odessa City Council:
Department of Economic, Investment Policy and foreign-economic activity

Ukraine now offers great potential for international investment and has great business opportunity for companies wishing to take advantage of the country’s resources, technology industries and human resources.
Ukraine now is in search of worthy place within global economy. Ukraine has openings for cooperation and business and has all the components of building the effective economy.

Goal of the Conference is to provide participants with objective information about increase of the investment attractiveness and economic potential of the region, namely of Odessa city; to discuss investments’ state and perspectives; to obtain reliable information about forthcoming and ready-done investment projects, to discuss new possibilities for industrial companies, banks and investment firms. The speakers of the Conference will inform entrepreneurs of the procedure to open, purchase and sale business, its management, investment methods and ways, etc.

The Highlights of the Conference:
• Investment climate in the Odessa region. Introduction and policy review. Supporting investments.
• Opening business in Ukraine. Ten tips to start business. Incorporation, financing, PPP (public private partnership).
• Domiciliary and Management Service. Recruiting in Ukraine. Human resource services. Staff.
• Purchasing and leasing real estate in Ukraine. Existing options. Restrictions. Ideas and notes.
• Business and Team Project Management - Integrated solutions. Existing options. Restrictions. Ideas and notes
• 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.
• Investments to Ukraine via Cyprus. Advantages of using a Cypriot corporate vehicle to invest in Ukraine.
• Buying & Selling business in Ukraine. How to buy and sell business secure. Due diligence, schemes of settlements and investment, secured transactions, escrow agency.
• European Business association: a powerful tool and reliable partner.
• Financial services and banking. Overview.
The speakers and key discussion topics:

09:30 Welcome & opening remarks

Section 1.
10:00 - 11:30
Odessa City Council, Ukraine. Department of Economic, Investment Policy and foreign-economic activity. Investment climate in the Odessa region. Introduction and policy review. Supporting investments.
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).
TMF Ukraine LLC. International group. Ukraine
Domiciliary and Management Service. Recruiting in Ukraine. Human resource services. Staff.
(to be confirmed)
Alena Losevskaya. Senior lawyer. International Law Offices, Ukraine
Purchasing and leasing real estate in Ukraine. Existing options. Restrictions. Ideas and notes.

Tea and Coffee (11:30 – 12:00)
Section 2 (12:00 – 13:30)
Arina Korchmaryov, Project manager, Rosenthal investments
Business and Team Project Management - Integrated solutions. Existing options. Restrictions. Ideas and notes
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.
(to be confirmed)
George Zambartas/Economides, Dionysiou & Co., 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.

Coffee-break (13:30 – 14:00)
Section 3 (14:00 – 15:30)
Ivan Liptuga, head of the EBA Southern Branch, Ukraine.
European Business association: a powerful tool and reliable partner.
OTP Bank
Financial services and banking. Overview.
(to be confirmed)
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Closing remarks (15:30 – 15:45)
Gala Dinner (15:45 – 17:00)

12:00 – 18:00 Workshop – Presentation of Investments Projects
The program can be adjusted

The Conference is in English and Russian.
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

Venue

11, Primorskiy boulevard
Odessa
Ukraine
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Additional Information

Conference Fee is Euro 350,00 The registration is strictly till the 5th of October 2008 г. 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

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