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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

PRELIMINARY EVENT PROGRAMME*

Chair Introduction


Welcome Address
Constantinos Petrides,
Minister of Finance, Republic of Cyprus
Michalis P. Michael, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Invest Cyprus


Cyprus Economic Outlook & Investment Climate

  • Response to COVID-19
  • Key Sectors of the Cyprus Economy
  • Cyprus as an Investment Destination: Investment Climate and Market Opportunities

George Campanellas, CEO, Invest Cyprus


SESSION I: Doing Business in Cyprus - Establishing your Corporate European and International Headquarters

  • Establishing a regional office / presence in Cyprus
  • Key benefits for corporations
  • Key benefits for individuals (employees living and working in Cyprus)
  • Tax Benefits of Headquartering in Cyprus
  • Overview of the Banking System in Cyprus
  • The Cyprus Intellectual Property Regime
  • Cyprus as an Emerging Tech Hub within the EU

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


  SESSION II:  EU Passporting for the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance Sectors 

  • 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
  • Electronic Payment Institutions
  • Insurance Sector
  • 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


  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

Stephanie Panayi, Investment Promotion Officer, TourInvest Unit, Invest Cyprus


Questions & Discussion


 Closing of Event

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