Gathering of experts across the globe who advise Russian & CIS HNWIs & UHNWIs

1-2 February 2017

Zürich Marriott Hotel, Zürich

Speaker confirmations in 2017 include:

Olga Boltenko, Partner, Withers LLP, Switzerland
Olga Boltenko


Withers LLP, Switzerland

Graham Povey, Executive Director, UBS Wealth Planning UHNW / GFO
Graham Povey

Executive Director

UBS Wealth Planning UHNW / GFO

Vassily Rudomino, Senior Partner, Alrud, Moscow
Vassily Rudomino

Senior Partner

Alrud, Moscow

Cyril Troyanov, Partner, ALTENBURGER, Geneva, Switzerland
Cyril Troyanov


ALTENBURGER, Geneva, Switzerland

David Wilson, Partner / Attorney at Law, M.C.J. (NYU) Trust & Estate Practitioner, Schellenberg Wittmer
David Wilson

Partner / Attorney at Law, M.C.J. (NYU) Trust & Estate Practitioner

Schellenberg Wittmer

Svetlana Colta, Managing Partner, Carré Trust AG - Family Office, Switzerland
Svetlana Colta

Managing Partner

Carré Trust AG - Family Office, Switzerland

Andrew Terry, Partner, Withers LLP, London, UK
Andrew Terry


Withers LLP, London, UK

Dmitry Peshnev-Podolskiy, First Vice-President, Head of Private Banking, Gazprombank, Russia
Dmitry Peshnev-Podolskiy

First Vice-President, Head of Private Banking

Gazprombank, Russia

Stella Kamittsi, Partner, CHRYSSAFINIS & POLYVIOU, Nicosia, Cyprus
Stella Kamittsi



Kira Egorova,  Of Counsel, Alrud, Moscow, Russia
Kira Egorova

Of Counsel

Alrud, Moscow, Russia

Yelena Martino, Managing Partner, Limar Consulting, London, UK
Yelena Martino

Managing Partner

Limar Consulting, London, UK

Ariel Sergio  Goekmen, Member of the Executive Board, Schroder & Co Bank AG
Ariel Sergio Goekmen

Member of the Executive Board

Schroder & Co Bank AG

Alexei Stankevich, Managing Director, Phoenix advisors, Russia
Alexei Stankevich

Managing Director

Phoenix advisors, Russia

Dmitry Nikolaev, Senior Manager, Business Tax Services, EY Moscow
Dmitry Nikolaev

Senior Manager, Business Tax Services

EY Moscow

Raul-Angelo Papotti, Partner, Chiomenti Studio Legale
Raul-Angelo Papotti


Chiomenti Studio Legale

Jan van Bueren, Co-Founder & Managing Director , FOSS Family Office Services Switzerland (Part of UBP, SA)
Jan van Bueren

Co-Founder & Managing Director

FOSS Family Office Services Switzerland (Part of UBP, SA)

Filippo Noseda, Partner, Withers LLP, London, UK
Filippo Noseda


Withers LLP, London, UK

Sonia Velasco, Partner, Cuatrecasas, Barcelona, Spain
Sonia Velasco


Cuatrecasas, Barcelona, Spain

Bruno L'ecuyer, Chief Executive, Investment Migration Council
Bruno L'ecuyer

Chief Executive

Investment Migration Council

Michael Vlahovich, Managing Director, Private Banking, BSI - EFG
Michael Vlahovich

Managing Director, Private Banking


Andreas Schuepbach, Executive Vice President, BSI AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Andreas Schuepbach

Executive Vice President

BSI AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Ekaterina Mavrenkova, Managing Partner, Henley & Partners, Switzerland
Ekaterina Mavrenkova

Managing Partner

Henley & Partners, Switzerland

Aljona Sakharova, CEO, MAIN PARTNER AG, Switzerland
Aljona Sakharova


MAIN PARTNER AG, Switzerland

Key Wealth Management topics in 2017:

Russian Private clients today

Wealthy Russians in 2016-2017: Industry Leaders Share their Insights

What’s new in Russian law? All You Need to Know in 30 mins

Exchange of Information and Confidentiality in 2017: Secrets are no Longer Safe – True or False?

Tax-free liquidations in Russia – how do they work in theory and practice?

Tax structuring in practice

Compliant structuring for Russians: what you still can do, when and how?

Offshore world after Panama files: The best of offshore 2017

Your professional "friend" abroad:  Whom can you trust and how you can ensure what's yours is yours?

Passport & Tax Residency abroad

Moving to greener pastures – where and how to get new citizenship and tax residency

Switzerland for private clients

Changes in 2017 – where we are now. Banking secrecy, AML, and services

Cyber Security

Everything in the cloud vs Let’s destroy my hard disk every year: cyber security for private clients

Photographs from 2016 conference

Amazingly interesting topics watching current issues. Well-presented and insightful.

Marco Zeloni,

 Managing Director, Barclays Bank

2016 attendees included:

AEQUO • Amsterdam & Partner • ANDBANK Monaco • ANQUE HERITAGE • Arendt & Medernach • ATV Invest • Bank of Singapore • Banque Havilland • Banque Heritage • Barclays • BSI • Charles Russell Speechlys • Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates • CIM Banque • Credit Agricole • Cyprus Developers Alliance • Equiom (Jersey) • Family Office Limited • Gatsby & White • Gulfstream Investments • Harney Westwood & Riegels • HBM Trust • HSBC Private Bank • Heger & Partner • IAB • Lenz & Staehelin • Leptos Estates • LGT Bank • Lombard Odier • M.Video • Mark Davies & Associates • Notenstein La Roche • Otkritie Financial Corporation • Pafilia Property Developers • Pictet & Cie • PricewaterhouseCoopers • Property Vision • RAV Investments • RBI Consult • Savills • SERGAN Management • SG Hambros Bank • SH Landes • UBS • Vistra • Voldan Investments • VP Bank • Wolf Theiss & Partners and more!

Russian Wealth Advisors Forum Mobile Networking APP is available at the event! Message attendees through a secure messaging system, arrange meetings and create new relationships.

Desktop version  |  Android APP  |   iPhone and iPad APP

*The app is live 2 weeks before and 1 week after the event takes places

Russian Wealth Advisors Forum is a joint venture between Adam Smith Conferences and Withers and is an opportunity for experts from all over the world to meet, share experience, develop their business and learn from one another.

Forum will take place at Marriott Grand Hotel, providing you with perfect networking opportunities, social events as well as 1-2-1 meetings

Marriott Hotel, Zürich
Neumühlequai 42
Tel: +41 44 360 70 70


Contact Conference Management:

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Olga Boltenko
Partner, Conference Chair
Withers LLP, Zurich
T +41 44 488 8809


Taissia Chinina-Kelly
Head of Wealth Management Events
Adam Smith Conferences, London
T +44 20 8004 5692


Alex Petric
Conference Producer
Adam Smith Conferences, London
T +44 20 8004 5697


Olga Voirin
Marketing & Media Manager
Adam Smith Conferences


Irina Tashkina
Customer Services & Registrations
Adam Smith Conferences
T +7 495 232 68 56


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