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AstapovLawyers and Azure Trust Group held a joined seminar on “Fundamental principles of trusts’

November 2012

AstapovLawyers International Law Group, Azure Trust Group and Kennedy's Law held a joined seminar on "Fundamental principles of trusts' functioning". The event took place on 20 November in firm's office.

Speakers of the conference included AstapovLawyers' associates Tatyana Gromovaya and Bohdan Dmukhovskyy, representatives of the Azure Trust Group and Kennedy's Law Niels Nielsen, Stuart Hamon and Josef Arutyunyan.

Tatyana Gromovaya, associate of the international restructuring, insolvency and tax planning department with AstapovLawyers, spoke about consequences and alternatives of the new Convention on the Avoidance of Double Taxation between Ukraine and Cyprus that was signed by the President of Ukraine recently. Tatyana also compared alternative holding jurisdictions, such as the Netherlands, the UK, Austria and Latvia.

Bohdan Dmukhovskyy, associate of the М&A, Corporate and Antitrust department with AstapovLawyers, covered issues of trusts, as well as possibilities of their practical functioning in Ukraine.
Representatives of the Azure Trust Group, international trustee organization, shared their insight about the principles of managing the trust. They answered the questions about the Trust Deed (written document which include duties and powers in the administration of the trust), appointment, modification and removal of the beneficiary, confidentiality.

The guests of the seminar included representatives of Alfa-Bank, Nutricia, Clever Asset Management, Rantier plus, Ukraine distribution company. 

Note:
Azure Trust Group - independent trust group that provides fiduciary services to both private individuals and corporate bodies as well as fund management services to professional investors.

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