Wealth Management & Private Banking Summit - Russia & CIS

Adam Smith 8th International Summit

17 - 18 April 2018

InterContinental Moscow Tverskaya Hotel


STOP PRESS! We are glad to announce that one of the most pressing topics of Russia's wealth management industry in 2018, Russia's automatic exchange of tax information with other countries, will be addressed by the senior decision maker from Russia's Federal Tax Service: Mr. Dmitry Volvach, Head of the Department for Standards and International Cooperation.

Other new topics and speakers include:

Sergey Skaterschikov who has made his name in art investment, but is also an expert on other assets will join the investment session on the 17th of April to talk about "Investing in sport business: the best practice".

Natalia Pronina, Investor Relations Manager of EB5 Capital, US, will join the immigration session on the 18th of April and will talk about: "USA Immigrant Investor EB-5 Program: Facts and Myths".


  • Activation by Russia of the automatic exchange of tax information with other countries from 1 January 2018: CRS, CbC 
  • Changes in Russian currency control from 1 January 2018
  • Investing in EUROBONDS in the light of December decision by Russian Ministry of Finance
  • Next generation wealth holders in Russian: what is important for them?
  • Succession planning including the question of Russian trusts
  • Data leaks and cyber security issues 
  • Assets allocation in the low interest rates environment
  • Real estate investments & other material assets 
  • BLOCKCHAIN technology, cryptocurrencies and ICOs; what does the future hold? 
  • New surveys of family offices of Russian Forbes personalities 
  • Russian private bankers and private client lawyers debate
  • Global update of residency and citizenship by investment programs in 2018 
  • Philanthropy and impact investments in Russia 
  • VIP Guest presentation 

Speakers 2018

Dmitry Volvach, Head of the Department for Standards and International Cooperation, Federal Tax Service of Russian Federation
Dmitry Volvach

Head of the Department for Standards and International Cooperation

Federal Tax Service of Russian Federation

Evgenia Tyurikova, Head, Sberbank Private Banking
Evgenia Tyurikova


Sberbank Private Banking

Igor Ryabov, Head of Private Banking Russia, UniCredit, Moscow
Igor Ryabov

Head of Private Banking Russia

UniCredit, Moscow

Alexei Stankevich, Managing Director, Phoenix Advisors, Moscow
Alexei Stankevich

Managing Director

Phoenix Advisors, Moscow

Oleg Mikhailov, Director, M&P Private Service Group, Russia
Oleg Mikhailov


M&P Private Service Group, Russia

Victoria Valyuk, Head of Family Office, VTB Private Banking
Victoria Valyuk

Head of Family Office

VTB Private Banking

Olga Boltenko, Managing Partner, Boltenko Law
Olga Boltenko

Managing Partner

Boltenko Law

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

Of Counsel

Alrud, Moscow, Russia

Roustam Vakhitov, Managing partner, International Tax Associates B.V.
Roustam Vakhitov

Managing partner

International Tax Associates B.V.

Natalya Larina, Head of Investment Department, URALSIB | Private Bank, Russia
Natalya Larina

Head of Investment Department

URALSIB | Private Bank, Russia

Aljona Sakharova, CEO, Main Partner AG, Switzerland
Aljona Sakharova


Main Partner AG, Switzerland

Tim George, Partner, Withers LLP
Tim George


Withers LLP

Katerina Mileeva, Managing Director Alfa Private, Alfa-Bank, Russia
Katerina Mileeva

Managing Director Alfa Private

Alfa-Bank, Russia

Alexander Makarin, Director /Private Banker , Barclays Private Bank
Alexander Makarin

Director /Private Banker

Barclays Private Bank

Industry research from our speakers

Succinct, informative, clear, good exchange of experience, new trends!

Y. Sulinovskaya

, Head of personal banking department, AK Bars Bank

Lively, active, informative and useful! High level professionals

T. Maslovskaya, 

Head of personal banking department, AKB Primorie

Very well attended & professionally organized. Adam Smith Conferences attract high caliber delegates. Great choice of conference venue.

C. Mangion, Business Executive, PKF Malta

Dr Alexander Dobrovinsky on the art of working with celebrity clients

Flashback to previous conferences:

RUBEN VARDANYAN – the well-known businessman and philanthropist last year addressed issues important to Russian wealth creators: succession, family values, educating the new generation and philanthropy.