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Invest Cyprus Roadshow 2020 USA- Digital Series

Cyprus: Your EU Gateway to Global Investments / USA  

  • A leading business & attractive investment destination
  • A thriving jurisdiction offering EU Passporting Solutions to international firms 
  • An ideal business location for companies to establish European and International Headquarters

EVENT PROGRAMME

10:00-10:10 Chair Introduction
                     Liakos M. Theodorou
, Board Member, Invest Cyprus


10:10-10:20 Welcome Addresses
                     Nikos Christodoulides,
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Cyprus
                     H.E. Judith G. Garber, Ambassador of the United States of America to Cyprus


10:20-10:30 Cyprus Economic Outlook & Investment Climate
                     Constantinos Petrides, Minister of Finance, Republic of Cyprus
                     George Campanellas, CEO, Invest Cyprus


10:30-11:05 SESSION I: Doing Business in Cyprus - Establishing your Corporate European and International Headquarters

                     • Cyprus as an emerging Tech Hub in in the EU
                     • Cyprus as a jurisdiction for setting up regional headquarters
                     • Corporate tax overview – Headquarters & FS related activities
                     • Living in Cyprus – An attractive location for individuals
                     • Cyprus IP Box

Panelists:

                     Marina Kasapi, Principal, Tax & Legal Department, KPMG Cyprus
                     
Petros Krasaris, Partner and Member of the Board, EY Cyprus
                     
Andreas Andronicou, Director - Tax Advisory, PwC Cyprus
                     
George Ioannou, Partner, Chrysostomides
                     
Charalambos Meivatzis, Partner, Head of Tax, Accounting and VAT, Kinanis LLC


                     Questions & Discussion


11:05-11:30 SESSION II:  EU Passporting and Structuring Solutions for the Funds Industry

                   Cyprus Regulated Funds: Current Status & Benefits
                   Cyprus: An emerging Asset Management and Fund Hosting Jurisdiction
                   Types and Legal forms of Cyprus Funds
                   EU Passporting rights & cross-border fund distribution
                   Alternative Investment Fund Managers
                   Investment firms
                   
UCITS Managers

Panelists:
                   Andreas Yiasemides, President, Cyprus Investment Funds Association
                   Panikos Teklos, Partner, Risk Advisory & Wealth Advisory Services Leader, Deloitte
                   George Karatzias, Senior Manager, Alter Domus


                   Questions & Discussion


11:30-11:45  SESSION III:  Invest Cyprus Spotlight on Investment Opportunities arising in Priority Growth Sectors

                   National Strategy and Sector Specific Priorities
                   Market opportunities in the Banking and Finance Sector
                   Latest trends, portfolio of assets, M&As and Greenfield Projects
                   Large scale projects: Hospitality and Tourism, Renewable Energy, Higher Education, Healthcare, Filming, Technology

                   George Campanellas, CEO, Invest Cyprus
                   Stephanie Panayi,
Investment Promotion Officer, TourInvest Unit, Invest Cyprus


                   Questions & Discussion

11:45-12:00 Closing of Event
                     Liakos M. Theodorou, Board Member, Invest Cyprus

To download the preliminary event brochure for the Invest Cyprus Roadshow - Cyprus: Your EU Gateway to Global Investments / USA, click here.

*The Conference programme is preliminary and subject to change by the organizers. The Conference language will be English